OMAHA, Neb.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Werner
Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics
provider, is pleased to announce its 500th veteran spouse
Jared Puckett, from Rockmart, Georgia, is the 500th veteran spouse to
join Werner since May 2013. Currently, Puckett is a company driver on a
dedicated account in Alabama. He graduated from Yuma Truck Driving
School in Arizona before joining Werner on Aug. 15, 2016. Puckett is a
member of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve and his wife is a U.S.
“Werner’s commitment to military veterans and their spouses has remained
solid throughout the years,” said Associate Vice President of Student
and Government Recruiting Jim Morbach. “In 2016, G.I. Jobs
magazine selected Werner as the No. 3 Military Friendly Spouse Employer.
Since joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership in May 2013,
Werner has continued to lead the way as a top military friendly
workplace for our military veterans and their spouses.”
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. The
Werner Logistics 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
Werner Enterprises, Inc.
Fred Thayer, 402-895-6640 ext. 2065
of Corporate Communications