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OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, is honored to announce its designation as a 2019 Military Friendly® Silver Employer, marking the fourth consecutive year Werner has received the Military Friendly® Employer designation. The list includes 226 Military Friendly® Employers who have exceeded the standard for commitment, effort and success in creating sustainable and meaningful benefit for the military and veteran community.
“There are many parallels between serving our country in the armed forces and serving our country as a Werner professional driver or associate,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “Passion, dedication and adaptability are hallmarks of America’s military service members and veterans and traits that we value at Werner.”
The annual Military Friendly® Employers list is based on extensive research using public data sources for more than 8,800 employers nationwide and responses to the proprietary, data-driven Military Friendly® Employers survey from participating institutions.
The Military Friendly® Employers list includes Top 10, Gold, Silver and Bronze awards in various categories. The Silver designation was awarded to 31 companies who scored within 20 percent of the tenth ranking employer in their category. The Gold designation was awarded to 16 companies who scored within 10 percent of the tenth ranking employer in their category. The 2019 Military Friendly® Employers list will be published in the December issue of G.I. Jobs® magazine.
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