OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Werner Global Logistics, a subsidiary of premier transportation and logistics provider Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), hosted its sixth annual International Shippers Networking Event April 23 in Valley, Neb.
Craig Stoffel, vice president of Global Logistics, said the numerous complex disciplines of international business – including supply chain management, trade financing, risk management and legal and regulatory compliance – can change throughout the year, which makes it vital for key companies from throughout the region to share best practices.
“It’s important for members of the international shipping community to have a forum to discuss the specific challenges we face as an industry,” said Stoffel, who served as the event’s emcee. “Werner Global Logistics is proud to provide a collaborative environment that allows international importers, exporters and industry experts the opportunity to explore these issues and brainstorm potential solutions that will help propel their businesses to the next level.”
During the event, Stoffel provided an update on Werner’s continued commitment to lead the industry with its green initiatives, which includes adding 10 CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) trucks to its fleet; highlights from their recent attendance at the Trans-Pacific Maritime Conference; Werner’s recent cross-border partnership with a rail provider; and the company’s expanded domestic capacity in the China market.
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 van, temperature-controlled and flatbed; medium-to-long-haul, 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.
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.