Werner Enterprises Named to Forbes 2014 Most Trustworthy Companies List

JOC Staff | Apr 1, 2014, 11:48 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 31, 2014-- For the second time in five years, Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, has earned a spot on the Forbes list of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies. Companies featured on the prestigious list earned the top 100 highest scores for trustworthy conduct over the four quarters of the previous fiscal year.

“To be named a second time to the Forbes Most Trustworthy list is a true honor that upholds our reputation as a company that performs successfully while operating with the highest level of integrity,” said Werner President and COO Derek Leathers. “As a leader in our industry, we are proud to be consistent, conservative and credible in our business practices.”

Werner, who previously made the list in 2010, earned a spot on the 2014 list in the mid cap category, reserved for companies with market caps of $1-5 billion. To identify the most transparent and trustworthy businesses, Forbes enlisted GMI Ratings to evaluate more than 60 governance and forensic accounting measures of more than 8,000 publicly traded companies in North America. Companies appearing on the list consistently displayed the utmost accounting transparency, had the lowest occurrence of high-risk events and had appropriate board supervision, representing quality corporate accounting and management practices with openness and integrity.

To view the Forbes list, please visit www.forbes.com.

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