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Werner Enterprises Honors Professional Drivers for Safety Achievements

December, 10, 2014

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 10, 2014-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, recognized three professional drivers for their safe driving habits during the company’s Fourth Quarter Associate Recognition Ceremony. Professional drivers David Hutson, James Kerby and Jeffery Koch each were presented on Dec. 9 with a 2 million safe driving miles award at Werner’s global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska.

“It is not only important to recognize their mileage achievements, but also their safety records as a whole,” said Jaime Maus, vice president of Safety and Compliance. “These highly professional drivers genuinely are committed to safety because they know it benefits them, their families, the company and all of those who travel next to them.”

Werner has had more than 1,400 drivers who have achieved 1 million safe driving miles, more than 160 drivers who have reached the 2 million mile mark, more than 10 who have reached 3 million safe driving miles, several who have attained 4 million safe driving miles and one who has accomplished more than 5 million safe driving miles. Professional Werner drivers who reach safe driving milestones of 1, 2 or 3 million miles are eligible to order a new truck and accessories as part of Werner’s three-tiered Million Mile Safe Driver Truck Program.

Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is a premier transportation and logistics company, with coverage throughout North America, Asia, Europe, South America, Africa and Australia. Werner maintains its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska and maintains offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China and Australia. Werner is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated van, temperature-controlled and flatbed; medium-to-long-haul, regional and local van; and expedited services. Werner's Value Added Services portfolio includes freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal and international services. International services are provided through Werner’s domestic and global subsidiary companies and include ocean, air and ground transportation; freight forwarding; and customs brokerage.

Werner Enterprises, Inc.’s common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select MarketSM under the symbol “WERN”. For further information about Werner, visit the company’s website at www.werner.com.

Source: Werner Enterprises, Inc.

Werner Enterprises, Inc.
Fred Thayer, 402-895-6640 ext. 2065
Director of Corporate Communications
fthayer@werner.com

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