Monday, March 23, 2009

Werner Enterprises Receives NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year Award

OMAHA, Neb. –Werner Enterprises, a premier global transportation and logistics company, has been awarded the 2009 NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year award in the national truckload category.

Werner Enterprises was recognized by the shipping community for demonstrating excellence in performance and results. Specifically, the company received the award for having superior customer service, operational excellence, pricing competitiveness and flexibility, positive business relationships and leadership in technology.

“We are very honored to receive this award,” said Derek Leathers, chief operating officer and president of Werner Global Logistics. “It further demonstrates our commitment to delivering best-in-class global transportation and logistics solutions for our customers.”

Werner Enterprises will accept the award at the 2009 NASSTRAC Annual Conference and Logistics Expo, where Derek Leathers will also participate in an executive panel highlighting key challenges and opportunities in the multimodal transportation segments. NASSTRAC, also known as the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council, is an organization for transportation professionals that provides advocacy, education, provider relationships and peer networking.

Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is a premier transportation and logistics company, with coverage throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Asia, Europe and South America. Werner maintains its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska and maintains offices throughout North America 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 local van capacity, expedited, temperature-controlled and flatbed services. Werner's Value Added Services portfolio includes freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal, load/mode and network optimization and freight forwarding. Werner, through its subsidiary companies, is a licensed U.S. NVOCC, U.S. Customs Broker, licensed Freight Forwarder in China, licensed China NVOCC, TSA-approved Indirect Air Carrier and IATA Accredited Cargo Agent.

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