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Werner Associate Named a 2023 Heavy Duty Trucking Emerging Leader

October 27, 2023

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Werner Enterprises (Nasdaq: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, announces Caty Simandl, operations supervisor, was selected as a 2023 recipient of Heavy Duty Trucking’s Emerging Leaders award.

As operations supervisor, Simandl coaches a team of dedicated logistics managers, leads strategy and manages relationships with clients, and ensures customer satisfaction by building custom freight solutions. Simandl leads by example through her active involvement in several of Werner’s Associate Resource Groups, where she creates meaningful connections and makes a difference through leadership roles.

Heavy Duty Trucking’s Emerging Leaders award honors young professionals who are influential, innovative and successful, who have a passion for the transportation industry and can point to outstanding accomplishments while displaying leadership qualities.

“Caty is an integral part of the Werner team who is hungry to advance her skills and loves being challenged with leadership opportunities,” said Werner’s Vice President of Operations, Angelo Gibson. “This well-deserved recognition showcases her dedication to Werner and the industry as a whole and we're excited to see her celebrated for her many contributions.”

Candidates for the award either work for a for-hire, private, government or vocational fleet. They may be employed in any aspect of the fleet’s business, such as management, maintenance, operations, marketing, safety, IT, training or elsewhere. This year’s list includes individuals from sales, operations and communications.

To view the full list of recipients and read more, visit here.

About Werner Enterprises

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: WERN) delivers superior truckload transportation and logistics services to customers across the United States, Mexico and Canada. With 2022 revenues of $3.3 billion, an industry-leading modern truck and trailer fleet, more than 14,000 talented associates and our innovative Werner EDGE technology, we are an essential solutions provider for customers who value the integrity of their supply chain and require safe and exceptional on-time service. Werner provides Dedicated and One-Way Truckload services as well as Logistics services that include truckload brokerage, freight management, intermodal and final mile. As an industry leader, Werner is deeply committed to promoting sustainability and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion.

Jill Samuelson, Associate Vice President – Marketing and Communications
Werner Enterprises, Inc.
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Source: Werner Enterprises, Inc.