OMAHA, Neb., June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, is honored to be named the 2018 Best of the Best by U.S. Veterans Magazine for the company’s support of military veterans, service members and their families.
“We take great pride in our commitment to former and currently serving members of the armed forces and their families,” said Associate Vice President of Student and Government Recruiting Jim Morbach. “We are privileged to have many talented military men and women in our company, and we will continue to invest in their success at Werner.”
To be selected, U.S. Veterans Magazine polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for this year’s evaluations. Finalists are selected based on the support of the nation’s employees, initiatives, government agencies and educational institutions. The annual list can be found on the publication’s website.
Werner is widely acknowledged as an industry leader in military hiring initiatives, with veteran and veteran spouses comprising 20 percent of its workforce. As a military-ready employer, Werner has pledged to hire 2,000 veterans and 250 veteran spouses in 2018.
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