OMAHA, Neb.-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, was honored to receive multiple awards and be recognized for its leadership and military initiatives at the annual 2018 Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) awards banquet.
Werner received the Nebraska National Guard Homeland Defense Service ribbon for its innovative, military-focused practices. Associate Vice President of Student and Government Recruiting Jim Morbach and Associate Director of Field and Government Recruiting Rick Buchholz each individually received the Seven Seals Award for their meritorious leadership and support of the men and women who serve America in the guard and reserve.
"We are honored to be recognized for our efforts to create a culture of support for military members, their families and the community," said Morbach. "This reflects our company's commitment to all veterans and those currently serving in the National Guard and Reserves."
In addition, Werner was recognized for its designation as a 2018 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award Finalist by the ESGR. The Freedom Award is the highest recognition given by the Department of Defense (DoD) to employers, and as the only truckload carrier listed among the finalists, Werner was selected among more than 2,300 nominations.
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; 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.