OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, is honored to be recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Women to Work for in Transportation by the Women in Trucking (WIT) Association.
“We are privileged to have an elite workforce at Werner, and we strive for equal representation throughout our company,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “We take great pride in having a female driver workforce that nearly doubles the national average, and we have found that our female drivers are more patient on our roadways, resulting in better safety records.”
Werner was recognized for its support of gender diversity, flexible hours and work requirements, competitive compensation and benefits, professional development opportunities and career advancement opportunities.
WIT’s Redefining the Road magazine received nearly 150 nominations and more than 7,000 votes to identify the top 50 companies. The complete list of winners will be featured in Edition 3 of Redefining the Road.
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