Werner Enterprises’ Executive to Address Shanghai Conference on U.S. Transportation Issues

Dépèche transmise le 29 mars 2011 par Business Wire

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Derek Leathers, chief operating officer of Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN) and president of Werner Global Logistics, is currently in China where he is reviewing Werner’s domestic transportation operations in the country. During his time in China, Leathers will be taking part in two important industry events.

On Thursday, March 31, 2011, Leathers will be speaking at an event sponsored by the AmCham Shanghai’s Logistics and Transportation Committee. As the keynote speaker, he will update business leaders, government officials and industry representatives on the current state of the U.S. transportation market and its impact on international shippers. Key issues to be addressed include: the U.S. transportation economic supply and demand factors, the health and competitive environment of the U.S. trucking and rail industries, transportation rates, regulatory challenges and sustainability initiatives.

Leathers will also be attending Werner Global Logistics’ five-year anniversary celebration on Friday, April 1, 2011, at the company’s Shanghai office. When it opened in March of 2006, Werner Global Logistics was the first company from North America to be granted the combined NVOCC, Freight Forwarding license in Shanghai, China.

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 local van; expedited; temperature-controlled; and flatbed services. Werner's Value Added Services portfolio includes freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal, 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.

Business Wire

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