OMAHA, Neb., March 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, was honored to receive the Dedicated Carrier Partner of the Year Award, Site of the Year Award and Serving Others Award for 2018 at Dollar General’s Annual Dedicated Transportation Conference.
“We are honored to be recognized for our excellent communication, flexibility and commitment with these outstanding awards for a second consecutive year, and we appreciate the Dollar General team, whose consistent efforts make our partnership a success,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers.
Dollar General selected Werner for Dedicated Carrier Partner of the Year based on utilization, communication, on-time service and the best partnership throughout 2018. Werner’s Fulton, Missouri, team was recognized as Dollar General’s Site of the Year for exemplary service by the carrier teams and distribution operations. Werner’s Dedicated Logistics Manager John Merritt received the Serving Others Award for his out-of-the-box thinking and recovery efforts during multiple winter storms.
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
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