OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, is honored to announce its recognition as a 2019 Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity Program designee by VIQTORY Media.
“It is truly an honor to be recognized in the Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity Program,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “We are privileged to have men and women who served or are serving our country in the armed forces as part of our elite workforce at Werner.”
The Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity ratings are assessed through the evaluation of both public data about the organization and proprietary data gathered through the Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity Program survey. The annual data-driven survey assessment, which includes goals and outcomes, processes and controls, personnel and infrastructure and supplier support and development is taken by companies and federal contractors nationwide.
As a military-friendly employer, Werner has hired more than 13,000 veterans since 2012, and more than 1,000 veteran spouses since May of 2013. The 2019 Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity Program list is available online.
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