OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, along with U.S. Senator Deb Fischer, today honored professional driver and military veteran David Green with a presentation at its company headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska.
Green recently earned a spot on the prestigious American Trucking Associations (ATA) 2015-2016 America’s Road Team, and a flag was flown over the U.S. Capitol in honor of his achievements. Fischer presented the flag, along with a certificate, to him during a ceremony in front of an audience of Werner associates and professional drivers.
"I am proud to be a professional truck driver and represent our industry and Werner on America's Road Team," Green said. "It is an honor to receive this symbol of our country that I volunteered to fight for years ago."
Selected from 31 finalists and thousands of potential applicants, Green will serve as a captain with 18 other professional drivers and travel the country speaking on behalf of the trucking industry and its more than 3 million drivers to communities, news media and public officials while maintaining his job as a full-time professional driver.
A native of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Green has driven with Werner since 1991 and served more than 20 years as a trainer. The U.S. Marine Corps veteran has achieved more than 2 million accident-free miles, has served on Werner's Road Team and currently drives Freedom 2, one of five trucks in Werner’s military-themed fleet that travels on regular freight routes in addition to being showcased at truck shows, recruiting events and specific veteran ceremonies to bring awareness to Werner's industry-leading military apprenticeship 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.