OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), hosted a live radio remote at its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, today following a ceremony honoring two professional drivers who achieved safe driving milestones. As part of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 14-20, Werner also is hosting lunches and activities at various terminal and dedicated locations throughout the country to give thanks to the more than 3 million professional drivers who keep the country’s economy moving.
“We look forward to these opportunities, not just this week but throughout the year, when we can express our gratitude and respect for all of the professional drivers on the road,” said President and COO Derek Leathers. “The importance of what they do can never be emphasized enough.”
The SiriusXM Radio show “Road Dog Trucking News” aired live from the Conestoga building on the Werner campus. In addition to Leathers, host Mark Willis featured guest speakers Bob Synowicki, executive vice president of Driver Resources; Steve Phillips, senior vice president of Fleet Resources; Jim Morbach, associate director of Government and Field Recruiting; and professional Werner drivers David Conkling, Charley Endorf and Quentin Lee.
“Road Dog Trucking News” is a daily radio show on SiriusXM’s Road Dog Trucking Radio on channel 146. Each weekday, the show tackles tough issues facing today’s truckers and invites industry executives and experts to weigh in while keeping drivers informed of all the latest and pertinent trucking news.
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.