OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, is honored to announce its designation as a 2019 Military Friendly® Company by VIQTORY Media.
“It is truly an honor to be named a Military Friendly® Company among a diverse group of industries for the third consecutive year,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “We appreciate our veterans, veteran spouses and their families who continuously strengthen Werner’s elite workforce.”
To be selected, organizations have met or exceeded the standard in recruiting, hiring and training of veterans and military spouses, and demonstrated a commitment to having a positive brand reputation in the military community. Participants were evaluated using both public and government data sources with responses from a comprehensive survey completed by the employer.
As a military-friendly employer, Werner is proud to say that military veterans and veteran spouses comprise approximately 20 percent of its workforce. 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® Company 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