OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, recognized four professional drivers on March 5 for their safety achievements during the company’s First Quarter Associate Recognition Ceremony at its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. David Cooke was honored with a 3 million mile accident-free award, while Daniel Winterbottom, David Vandergriff and Roderic Young each were presented with a 2 million mile accident-free award.
“These gentlemen represent the will to win, the desire to succeed and a strong commitment to excellence,” said Guy Welton, vice president of Operations. “Their impeccable driving records put them in a very elite status of the top 1 percent of our active drivers.”
To date, 1,250 professional Werner drivers have achieved 1 million accident-free miles, 178 have reached 2 million accident-free miles, 13 have attained 3 million accident-free miles, two have accomplished 4 million accident-free miles and one has accomplished more than 5 million accident-free miles. Professional Werner drivers who reach safe driving milestones of 1, 2 or 3 million miles are eligible to order a new truck and accessories as part of Werner’s three-tiered Million Mile Safe Driver Truck Program.
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.