Werner Enterprises, a transportation and logistics company, recently was designated a Best for Vets Employer by Military Times for the fourth consecutive year.
The survey-based ranking includes several performance areas, including the number of military veteran associates, exemplary hiring efforts, military veteran spouse policies, company culture and employment benefits.
“We are honored to have a strong veteran and veteran spouse workforce at Werner,” said Derek Leathers, president and chief executive officer. “We appreciate the opportunity to support those who have sacrificed to serve our nation.”
Werner is a leader in military hiring initiatives, with veteran and veteran spouses comprising 20 percent of its workforce. As a military-friendly employer, Werner pledged to hire 2,000 veterans and 250 veteran spouses in 2018.
Founded in 1956, Werner maintains its global headquarters in Omaha NE and has offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China and Australia. Counted among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, the firm has 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.
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