OMAHA, Neb., June 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, is proud to be named a 2018 Top Green Provider by Food Logistics Magazine for the sixth consecutive year.
The annual list recognizes companies whose products, services and exemplary environmental stewardship promote sustainability within the food and beverage industry.
“It is an honor to be recognized for our sustainability efforts for the sixth consecutive year,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “Our satellite communications, low viscosity lubricants, low rolling resistance tires, auto inflation systems and recycled fluids continue to improve our drivers’ efficiency while out on the road.”
Werner has made significant contributions toward a cleaner, more energy efficient environment by conserving more than 225 million gallons of fuel since 2007 and reducing its carbon footprint by more than 2.5 million tons.
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 Communications
Werner Enterprises, Inc.
402.895.6640 ext. 100 2065