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OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, will host celebrations in recognition of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week from Sept. 9-15, including events throughout the month of September at its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, and locations nationwide.
“Werner looks forward to the opportunities to admire the hard work and dedication of more than three million highway heroes who keep America moving every day,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers.
In addition to providing professional drivers with complimentary meals and appreciation gifts, Werner will honor five elite drivers who have recently achieved rare safety milestones of two and three million accident-free miles on Friday, Sept. 14, in a ceremony at its global headquarters. Following the ceremony, will be a live remote broadcast of Road Dog Trucking News from 1-3 p.m. CT on SiriusXM channel 146. Werner will cap off driver appreciation celebrations at its Allentown, Pennsylvania, terminal on Sept. 20.
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 and China. Werner is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated; medium-to-long-haul, regional and expedited van; and temperature-controlled. The Werner Logistics portfolio includes truck brokerage, freight management, intermodal, international and final mile 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. 100-2065