Werner Enterprises Named to 2019 Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity Program

Werner Enterprises is honored to announce its recognition as a 2019 Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity Program designee by VIQTORY Media.

The Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity ratings are assessed through the evaluation of both public data about the organization and proprietary data gathered through the Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity Program survey. The annual data-driven survey assessment, which includes goals and outcomes, processes and controls, personnel and infrastructure and supplier support and development is taken by companies and federal contractors nationwide.

As a military-friendly employer, Werner has hired more than 13,000 veterans since 2012, and more than 1,000 veteran spouses since May of 2013. The 2019 Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity Program list is available online.

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Werner Enterprises Named A Top Company for Women

Werner Enterprises is honored to be recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Women to Work for in Transportation by the Women in Trucking (WIT) Association.

Werner was recognized for its support of gender diversity, flexible hours and work requirements, competitive compensation and benefits, professional development opportunities and career advancement opportunities.

WIT’s Redefining the Road magazine received nearly 150 nominations and more than 7,000 votes to identify the top 50 companies. The complete list of winners will be featured in Edition 3 of Redefining the Road.

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2018 Veterans Day

Werner Enterprises Vice President of Student and Government Recruiting Jim Morbach invites associates, professional drivers and military veterans to commemorate Veterans Day with ceremonies at the company’s global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, and at its terminals in Joliet, Illinois, and Denver, Colorado.

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Werner Veteran Quinton Ward to Win the 2018 Driving for Excellence Award

Werner professional driver Quinton Ward was announced a top four finalist for the Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Program, Kenworth and FASTPORT have come together to award a fully-loaded 2018 T-680 to a deserving veteran who enters the trucking industry.

Announcement of winner is December 14th in Washington D.C.

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Werner Enterprises Named a 2019 Military Friendly® Spouse Employer

Werner Enterprises is honored to announce its designation as a 2019 Military Friendly® Spouse Employer by VIQTORY Media for the fourth consecutive year.

This year’s annual list recognizes 94 employers that hire spouses of active service members and promote workforce development policies that acknowledge the unique challenges of military life and skills learned through those challenges.

As a military-friendly employer, Werner is proud to say that military veterans and veteran spouses comprise approximately 20 percent of its workforce. The 2019 Military Friendly® Spouse Employers list will be published in the January issue of Military Spouse magazine.

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Werner Enterprises Honored at Freedom Award Ceremony

Werner Enterprises was honored to be recognized at the 2018 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award ceremony by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) on Friday, Aug. 24, at the Pentagon Auditorium in Washington, DC.

The Freedom Award is the highest recognition awarded by the Department of Defense (DoD) to employers for their support of National Guard and Reserve members. Werner was the only carrier selected among the 15 winners from 2,350 nominations.

Award nominations come from a Guard or Reserve member who is employed by the organization they are nominating. The ESGR received nominations for employers in all 50 states, Guam-CNMI, Puerto Rico, the U.S Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia.

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Werner Enterprises Named Military Friendly​® Employer

Continuing its mission to provide veterans and their spouses with the finest choices for employment opportunities, VIQTORY today released the 2019 Military Friendly ®​ Employers list. Since 2003, the Military Friendly​ ®​ Employers​ list has come to set the standard for organizations to provide the best opportunities for veterans and their spouses. This prestigious list provides a comprehensive guide for veterans and their families using data sources through continuous improved methodology, criteria and weightings developed with help of an independent research firm, and proprietary survey information from participating organizations. Organizations earning the Military Friendly ®​ Employer designation were evaluated using both public and government data sources with responses from a comprehensive survey completed by the employer. We are proud to recognize 226 employers earning this prestigious designation and truly representing what it is to be “Better for Veterans.”

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Werner Enterprises Earns 2018 Freedom Award

Werner Enterprises is honored to receive the 2018 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).

The Freedom Award is the highest recognition awarded by the Department of Defense (DoD) to employers for their support of National Guard and Reserve members. Werner was the only carrier selected among the 15 winners from 2,350 nominations.

Award nominations come from a Guard or Reserve member who is employed by the organization they are nominating. The ESGR received nominations for employers in all 50 states, Guam-CNMI, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia.

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Werner Enterprises Named “Best of the Best” Top Veteran-Friendly Company

Werner Enterprises is honored to be named the 2018 Best of the Best by U.S. Veterans Magazine for the company’s support of military veterans, service members and their families.

To be selected, U.S. Veterans Magazine polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for this year’s evaluations. Finalists are selected based on the support of the nation’s employees, initiatives, government agencies and educational institutions. The publication’s annual list can be found on their website.

Werner is widely acknowledged as an industry leader in military hiring initiatives, with veteran and veteran spouses comprising 20 percent of its workforce. As a military-ready employer, Werner has pledged to hire 2,000 veterans and 250 veteran spouses in 2018.

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Werner Associate Receives Patriot Award

Werner Enterprises Operations Supervisor Shawn Nolte was presented the Employer Support of the Guard Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award on Tuesday, June 5, at our global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska.

The Patriot Award reflects Nolte’s efforts made to support citizen warriors through a wide-range of measures including flexible schedules, time off prior to and after deployment, caring for families and granting leaves of absence if needed.

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