Werner Enterprises’ Partner Schools Receive Military Friendly® Designation

Omaha, Nebraska, UNITED STATES

OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is honored to announce our partners at AIT Truck Driver Training and Roadmaster Drivers School have been designated as a 2018 Military Friendly® School by G.I. Jobs®.

Both AIT Truck Driver Training locations in Phoenix, AZ, and Las Vegas, NV, and all eight of the eligible Roadmaster Drivers School locations received the Military Friendly® designation, including: Dunn, NC; Columbus, OH; Fontana, CA; Jacksonville, FL; Memphis, TN; Orlando, FL; San Antonio, TX, and Tampa, FL. Additionally, the Dunn, NC, location was honored with the highest gold designation.  

“We take great pride in partnering with Roadmaster Drivers School and AIT Truck Driver Training to secure the success of the next generation of drivers for the entire industry,” said President and CEO Derek Leathers. “This recognition aligns with our commitment to hire only the most elite professional drivers in the industry, and our military service members and spouses consistently prove that they are the best of the best.”

The Military Friendly® Employers and Military Friendly® Schools designation process includes extensive research and a data-driven survey of leading companies and colleges nationwide. The names of awardees are published online and will be printed in the December issue of G.I. Jobs® and the annual Guide to Military Friendly® Schools.

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. The Werner Logistics portfolio includes freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal, final mile 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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