Werner chosen as valuable military employer

Transportation and logistics provider Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN) was recently named among the 2016 Most Valuable Employers for Military.

CivilianJobs.com selected winners based on recruiting, training, and retention plans that best serve military service members and veterans. The distinction serves to help identify top employers for military-experienced job applicants and veterans seeking civilian careers.

“Our military veteran associates are an essential part of our exceptional workforce, and we will continue to invest in their success here at Werner,” said Derek Leathers, president and chief operating officer.

Since 2011, Werner has hired more than 7,550 veterans and has pledged to hire 2,000 veterans in 2016. Since May 2013, the firm has hired more than 400 veteran spouses.

Founded in 1956, Werner has its global headquarters in Omaha NE and maintains offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, and Australia. Among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, it offers a portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated van, temperature-controlled, and flatbed; medium-to-longhaul, regional and local van; and expedited 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.

For further information, go to www.werner.com.

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