Werner Enterprises Earns Four 2017 Carrier Awards

OMAHA, Neb., March 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, was honored to receive the Partner of the Year Award, Site of the Year Award, Carrier Operation of the Year Award and the Serving Others Award for 2017 at Dollar General’s Annual Dedicated Transportation Conference. 

“We are honored to be recognized for our on-time service with these outstanding awards, and we appreciate the Dollar General team, whose consistent efforts make our partnership a success,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers.

Dollar General selected the carrier for Partner of the Year based on utilization, highest on-time service and the best partnership throughout 2017. Werner’s South Boston, Virginia, team was recognized as both the Dollar General’s Site of the Year and the Dollar General Carrier Operation of the Year for on-time service and utilization. Werner’s San Antonio, Texas, and Alachua, Florida, teams received the Serving Others Award for going above and beyond in servicing Dollar General.

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. The Werner Logistics portfolio includes freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal, final mile 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.

Contact: Fred Thayer, Director of Corporate Communications
Werner Enterprises, Inc.
402.895.6640 ext. 1002065
fthayer@werner.com