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Werner is chosen Hershey’s 2017 Carrier of the Year

Transportation and logistics provider Werner Enterprises Inc (NASDAQ:WERN) has been selected as The Hershey Company’s 2017 Carrier of the Year for the company’s one-way temperature-controlled unit services.

“We are honored to be selected for this outstanding award, and we appreciate The Hershey Company’s team whose consistent efforts made this partnership a success,” said Derek Leathers, president and chief executive officer.

The award recognizes Werner’s one-way temperature-controlled unit services as well as the exemplary levels of customer service, capacity support and collaboration with multiple cross-border operations among Canada, Mexico and the United States. This achievement was made possible through a team effort that required significant time, collaboration, attention to detail and superior execution.

Founded in 1956, Werner maintains its global headquarters in Omaha NE and offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China and Australia. Among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, it 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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