|[June 24, 2014]
Werner Enterprises Named a 2014 Top Green Provider
OMAHA, Neb. --(Business Wire)--
Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics
provider, has been named a 2014 Top Green Provider by Food Logistics
magazine. Werner was recognized as an organization that consistently
exceeds industry standards in its sector with products and services that
"Sustainability has been and remains a top priority for Werner," said
Werner President and Chief Operating Officer Derek
Leathers. "We are very proud of the improvements we continue to make
through initiatives and technologies that allow us to reach and exceed
the benchmarks we set to benefit both our customers and the environment."
Werner has made significant contributions toward a cleaner, more
energy-efficient environment by conserving more than 100 million gallons
of fuel since 007 and reducing its carbon footprint by more than 1
million tons. The company incorporates industry-leading sustainability
efforts into its business model, including installing diesel-fired
heating systems to reduce truck idle time, utilizing aerodynamic trucks,
equipping trailers with trailer skirts, using tire inflation systems and
implementing the newest diesel technology. Most recently, Werner
announced it would add 10
CNG trucks to its fleet.
The Top Green Providers list recognizes organizations that utilize
products, services and exemplary leadership to successfully enhance
sustainability within the food and beverage industry. Companies on this
year's Top Green Providers list will be profiled online
in the June issue of Food Logistics.
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 MarketSM under the symbol "WERN". For further
information about Werner, visit the company's website at www.werner.com.
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