OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, is honored to announce its designation as a 2019 Military Friendly® Brand by VIQTORY.
“We will continue our commitment to actively support all military service members, veterans, spouses and their families,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “Passion, dedication and adaptability are hallmarks of America’s military service members, and traits that we value at Werner.”
To be selected, organizations were evaluated using both public and government data sources with responses from a comprehensive survey completed by the employer. The Military Friendly® Brand list provides a guide for veterans and their families using data sourced through a continuously improved methodology, criteria and weightings developed with the help of an independent research firm, and proprietary survey information from participating organizations.
As a military-friendly employer, Werner received the 2018 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest recognition awarded by the Department of Defense, for its support of National Guard and Reserve members. Werner is proud that military veterans and veteran spouses comprise approximately 20 percent of its global workforce.
The 2019 Military Friendly® Brands list will be published in the April issue of Military Spouse magazine and 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