OMAHA, Neb., April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is proud to announce the kick off of its fifth annual Driver Appreciation Spring Celebration from April 9 through May 3. Each year, Werner hosts unique appreciation events for professional drivers in the spring in addition to National Truck Driver Appreciation Week in the fall.
“It is an honor to celebrate the positive impact of our professional drivers, not just during our recognition events, but all year,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “It’s important to all of us at Werner to support our professional drivers and appreciate their accomplishments every day.”
During the Spring Celebration, members of Werner’s leadership team will visit 12 terminals nationwide to show appreciation for professional drivers with special ceremonies and meaningful discussions about the future of the industry. Drivers will receive free meals and appreciation gifts at all events. Werner has more than 10,000 professional drivers and owner operators collectively traveling over 3 million miles each day and supporting a network of 7,800 trucks and more than 24,000 trailers.
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