OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, is honored to receive the 2018 Quest for Quality Award in the Dry Freight Carriers category by Logistics Management for the company’s excellent performance, value, information technology, customer service, equipment and operations.

“Werner remains committed to providing world-class logistics solutions and outstanding customer service,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “Recognition for this award is not only an honor, but also a positive indication that our initiatives continue to align with our goal to safely deliver freight on time every time.”

Werner has been recognized with a total of five Quest for Quality Awards since 2012. Quest for Quality winners are determined based on survey results rating five key criteria. Each participant receives an overall score as well as a rating on each of the five categories. In total, 4,500 logistics and supply chain decision-makers cast their votes for the carriers and 3PLs who provided outstanding customer satisfaction and performance excellence over the past year.

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 Market℠ under the symbol “WERN.” For further information about Werner, visit the company’s website at www.werner.com.

Contact: Fred Thayer, Director of Corporate CommunicationsWerner Enterprises, Inc.402.895.6640 ext. 100-2065fthayer@werner.com