OMAHA, Neb., July 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, is pleased to unveil its first Race for the Cure truck, raising awareness for breast cancer, in a presentation ceremony at its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, on Thursday, July 12.
Daimler Trucks North America President and Chief Executive Officer Roger Nielsen presented the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure truck keys to company founder and Executive Chairman CL Werner. The specially wrapped 2019 Freightliner Cascadia was presented to Werner team drivers Dorwenda and Sanaye Lewis. Dorwenda Bynum Lewis is a breast cancer survivor and a member of Werner’s Road Team along with her daughter Sanaye.
“We’re honored to have a truck in our fleet supporting the Susan G. Komen organization’s mission for research, community health and global outreach,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “Dorwenda and Sanaye are exemplary ambassadors for Werner and inspirational women in the transportation industry.”
Dorwenda and Sanaye Lewis joined Werner in 2015 after graduating from Roadmaster Drivers School. They were recognized as Team Drivers of the Month in January 2017.
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 and China. Werner is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated; medium-to-long-haul, regional and expedited van; and temperature-controlled. The Werner Logistics portfolio includes truck brokerage, freight management, intermodal, international and final mile 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.
Contact: Fred Thayer, Director of Corporate Communications
Werner Enterprises, Inc.
402.895.6640 ext. 100-2065