Press release from Business Wire
Werner Enterprises to Host Driver Appreciation Week
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Werner Enterprises to Host Driver Appreciation Week17:45 EDT Thursday, September 12, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. (Business Wire) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, will host a weeklong celebration that coincides with National Truck Driver Appreciation Week at its global headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Sept. 15-21. The Company will devote the week to honoring the dedication and service of the more than 3 million professional drivers on the roads delivering freight throughout the nation.
“This week is a celebration on behalf of the men and women who do so much for us as consumers and are so vital to the success of our organization,” said Derek Leathers, president and COO of Werner Enterprises. “Professional drivers are the lifeblood of our country as they deliver our needed goods and services. We can't thank them enough for all they do.”
Werner has more than 9,300 professional drivers, including more than 1,500 who have achieved 1 million safe driving miles or more. In addition to serving meals and sponsoring giveaways at all 12 terminal locations and various dedicated sites, Werner will host a driver recognition ceremony Sept. 20 in Omaha to honor the most recent drivers to achieve 2 million or more safe driving miles. For more information about Werner's Driver Appreciation Week or to learn more about Werner Enterprises opportunities, go to drivewerner.com.
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.
Fred Thayer, 402-895-6640 ext. 2065
Director of Corporate Communications