Werner Enterprises Named One of Inbound Logistics' Top Green Supply Chain Partners

Dépèche transmise le 29 juin 2011 par Business Wire

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the third consecutive year, Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, has been selected by Inbound Logistics magazine as one of its Top Green Supply Chain Partners. Werner Enterprises was recognized for its commitment to making sustainability a focal point of its mission, as well as for its demonstration of qualitative progress by exceeding the magazine’s benchmarks of measurable green results and sustainability innovation.

“At Werner Enterprises, we take our role as a leader in energy conservation very seriously and are committed to making the right decisions”

“At Werner Enterprises, we take our role as a leader in energy conservation very seriously and are committed to making the right decisions,” said President and Chief Operating Officer of Werner Enterprises, Derek Leathers. “We are very proud that over the past three years our sustainability initiatives have resulted in fuel savings of over 30 million gallons and lowered our carbon footprint by 350,000 tons. As a company, we plan on continually investing in these initiatives far into the future.”

After conducting research of their own and reviewing questionnaires submitted by transportation and logistics companies specifying their green investments, Inbound Logistics’ editors selected 75 companies for this year’s listing. The list will be featured in a special “Supply Chain Sustainability” issue within the June issue of Inbound Logistics, as well as on the magazine’s website.

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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