OMAHA, Nebraska, November 13, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Werner Enterprises (Nasdaq: WERN), a leading provider of transportation and logistics services, has earned two prestigious Military Friendly awards for 2024. The company was honored to be ranked No. 3 on the list of Top 10 Military Friendly Employers and No. 5. ranking among the Top 10 Military Friendly Employers for 2024. This is the second year in a row that Werner has received top 10 recognition in these categories, and multiple Military Friendly recognitions have been awarded since 2006.
Werner also finished 49th in the 2023 rankings Military times Best for Vets: Employer List. Recognizing 230 companies, this distinction recognizes organizations for their programs and policies that support veterans’ post-military careers. Werners was ranked the highest on the list of transportation companies and companies based in Nebraska.
“We owe our military veterans enormous gratitude for the sacrifices they have made while serving our country,” said Werners, chairman, president and CEO Derek Leathers. “It is a priority for us at Werner to honor their commendable service by creating the best opportunities for them as they transition to civilian life and new careers.”
With an 18% veteran workforce, Werner offers uniquely designed programs and benefits tailored to the needs of the military community. Some of these initiatives include the Military Skills Examination Waiver Program, the Bridging Skills/Job Skills Program, VA Educational Benefits, Operation Freedom Fleet, the WEVets Veterans Resource Group, and implementation support.
Every year, over 1,500 organizations apply for the Military Friendly title. Werner has distinguished himself for his commitment, effort and success in creating lasting and meaningful career paths for the military community. Military Friendly is owned and operated by VIQTORY, a veteran-owned small business for people with disabilities. The full list of awardees can be found here. More information about Werners programs for military service members can be found here.
About Werner Enterprises
Werner Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: WERN) provides premium trucking and logistics services to customers in the United States, Mexico and Canada. With $3.3 billion in 2022 revenue, an industry-leading modern truck and trailer fleet, nearly 14,000 talented associates, and our innovative Werner EDGE technology, we are a provider of essential solutions for customers who value the integrity of their supply chain and require safety and exceptional service. -temporary service. Werner provides one-way and one-way trucking services, as well as logistics services that include truck brokerage, freight management, intermodal and last mile. As an industry leader, Werner is deeply committed to promoting sustainability and supporting diversity, equality and inclusion.
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Jill Samuelson, vice president of marketing and communications
Werner Enterprises, Inc.
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