OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, was honored to receive the Mike Russell Trucking Image Award on Monday, Oct. 29, from the American Trucking Associations (ATA) at the Management Conference and Exhibition for its professionalism, commitment to safety and positive image in the transportation industry.
“We are proud to have a company culture that exemplifies our elite professional drivers and associates,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “It is truly an honor to be the only carrier recognized, and it is our commitment to continue to provide a positive image in the industry and in our communities.”
Werner was recognized for creating a culture of pride in their organization, supporting their associates and creating positive ambassadors for the trucking industry. Werner also was acknowledged for the company’s support of veterans and current military members as well as the company’s addition of two specially wrapped Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure trucks and driver ambassadors who participate in Susan G. Komen events.
The Mike Russell Trucking Image Awards are named in honor of the late Mike Russell, a trucking industry supporter and former ATA vice president of public affairs. The complete list of Mike Russell Trucking Image Award winners is available on the American Trucking Associations website.
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