Werner Enterprises Named a 2019 Military Friendly® Spouse Employer
OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, is honored to announce its designation as a 2019 Military Friendly® Spouse Employer by VIQTORY Media for the fourth consecutive year.
“We are privileged to have a strong veteran and veteran spouse workforce at Werner,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “We take great pride in our commitment to invest in the success of former and currently serving members of the armed forces and their families.”
This year’s annual list recognizes 94 employers that hire spouses of active service members and promote workforce development policies that acknowledge the unique challenges of military life and skills learned through those challenges.
As a military-friendly employer, Werner is proud to say that military veterans and veteran spouses comprise approximately 20 percent of its workforce. The 2019 Military Friendly® Spouse Employers list will be published in the January issue of Military Spouse magazine.
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 CommunicationsWerner Enterprises, Inc.402.895.6640 ext. email@example.com