Werner Enterprises Receives 2013 Quest for Quality Award

JOC Staff | Aug 9, 2013, 9:05 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2013-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, has been awarded the 2013 Logistics Management Quest for Quality Award in the Dry Freight Carriers category. Werner Enterpriseswas evaluated on five critical areas that include performance, value, information technology, customer service and equipment/operations.

"We are honored to again be recognized as a Quest for Quality award-winner,” said Derek Leathers, president and chief operating officer of Werner Enterprises. “It is our responsibility to perform and excel on behalf of our customers’ needs and best interests. Receiving this award affirms that we are making the right decisions for our customers, and that will continue to be our focus.”

The Quest for Quality is the most extensive annual market research study conducted in the logistics industry that evaluates and measures transportation service providers, determines relevant criteria when selecting a provider and examines performance measurements and expectations of providers. The Quest for Quality survey results are based on the votes of logistics and supply chain decision makers who select the "best of the best" in service excellence across a number of critical criteria. For 30 years, Logistics Management's Quest for Quality Award has been regarded in the transportation and logistics industry as the most important measure of customer satisfaction and performance excellence.

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 MarketSMunder the symbol “WERN”. For further information about Werner, visit the Company’s website at www.werner.com.