Werner Enterprises a premier transportation and logistics provider, is honored to announce its designation as a 2018 Military Spouse Friendly Employer® by G.I. Jobsmagazine for the third consecutive year. Werner was recognized as number two on the list of 92 Military Spouse Friendly Employers®.
“We are honored to have a strong veteran and veteran spouse workforce at Werner, and we appreciate the opportunity to support those who have sacrificed to serve our nation,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers.
As a military-friendly employer, Werner has pledged to hire 2,000 veterans and 250 veteran spouses in 2018. Werner is proud to say that military veterans and veteran spouses comprise approximately 20 percent of its workforce. Since 2006, Werner has hired more than 26,000 military veterans and has hired more than 740 veteran spouses since 2013.
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 van, temperature-controlled and flatbed; medium-to-long-haul, regional and local van; and expedited services. The Werner Logistics portfolio includes freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal, final mile and international 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. 2065