Werner Enterprises Supports the 2018 Special Olympics Convoy
OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, is proud to support the World’s Largest Truck Convoy® from Hastings, Nebraska, to Grand Island, Nebraska, from Sept. 14 through Sept. 15, to raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics.
“The World’s Largest Truck Convoy® is a great opportunity for our professional drivers to send a positive message by volunteering in the community and interacting with the athletes,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “This rewarding event year over year, continues to be a favorite among our drivers.”
The truck convoy will start at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Hastings and end at the Bosselman Travel Center in Grand Island. This year, 31 Werner professional drivers will participate in the 15th annual event, which will raise funds to benefit the more than 5,000 Special Olympic athletes in Nebraska.
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 CommunicationsWerner Enterprises, Inc.402.895.6640 ext. firstname.lastname@example.org