Werner Enterprises Named 2014 NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year

JOC Staff | Apr 2, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 1, 2014-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, has been named the 2014 NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year in the National Truckload category. NASSTRAC, also known as the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council, is a trade association that has provided education, advocacy, connections and solutions to shippers and carriers since 1952.

“When it comes to providing exceptional customer service, the Werner team strives to raise the industry’s bar a little higher each year,” said Werner President and COO Derek Leathers. “The voice of the shipper is one of the true measures by which we can gauge our progress, and receiving this award speaks volumes about the strides we continue to make.”

Co-sponsored by NASSTRAC and Logistics Management magazine, this prestigious award recognizes carriers that demonstrate excellence in performance and value. Werner earned the distinction for its exceptional customer service, outstanding business relationships, competitive pricing, operational excellence and proven leadership in technology. The company previously has been named the NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year for the National Truckload category in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013. In 2012, Werner received the NASSTRAC Ovation Award.

The award will be presented to Werner at the NASSTRAC Shippers Conference & Transportation Expo April 13-16 in Orlando, Fla.

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. Werner's Value Added Services portfolio includes freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal, 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 MarketSMunder the symbol “WERN”. For further information about Werner, visit the Company’s website at www.werner.com.