OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Werner Enterprises (WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, has been named a 2014 Green Supply Chain Partner by Inbound Logistics magazine. Each year, the publication announces its list of 75 leading companies determined to emulate true commitment to supply chain sustainability.
"We have made it our mission over the last seven years to develop our role as a leader in energy conservation throughout the entire supply chain," said Werner President and Chief Operating Officer Derek Leathers. "We’ve had great success as a result of our efforts, conserving more than 100 million gallons of fuel since 2007 and reducing our carbon footprint by more than 1 million tons.”
The selection process for the Inbound Logistics 75 Green Supply Chain Partners focuses on the involvement of organizations in three areas: participation in public-private partnerships; corporate sustainability initiatives; and collaborative customer-driven projects. Additionally, corporations were weighted on performance in four benchmark categories: measurable green results, sustainability innovation, continuous improvement and industry recognition. The complete list is featured in the June issue of Inbound Logistics.
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.
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Fred Thayer, 402-895-6640 ext. 2065
Director of Corporate Communications