OMAHA, Neb., April 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new Joliet, Illinois, terminal, replacing its Channahon, Illinois, drop yard.
The 64,100-square foot building will provide professional drivers with the latest amenities, including: driver simulators, computer based training (CBT), laundry facilities, fitness rooms, showers, a quiet lounge, phone charging stations, complimentary ice, an arcade, a dog run, an ATM and a company store. The facility also includes 26 paved acres of parking and a Maintenance Shop.
“We are excited to provide a new state-of-the-art facility that will enhance the lives of our professional drivers,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “This aligns with our initiative to continue building, expanding and upgrading our terminal network nationwide.”
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, China and Australia. 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. 1002065