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Werner Enterprises to host SiriusXM Radio remote

Werner COO Derek Leathers will be one of the featured speakers during a live "Road Dog Trucking News" program 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1

The Trucker News Services

7/30/2013

OMAHA, Neb.– Werner Enterprises will host a live radio remote at its global headquarters in Omaha, Neb., on Thursday, Aug. 1, from 1 to 3 p.m. CDT. The SiriusXM Radio show “Road Dog Trucking News” will air featuring its host Mark Willis with guest speakers to include Werner President and COO Derek Leathers, Executive Vice President of Driver Resources Bob Synowicki and Senior Vice President of Operations Steve Phillips.

“We are truly excited and proud to have this live event at Werner Enterprises,” said Leathers. “This is an excellent opportunity for us to interact with the trucking community and discuss the most important and relevant topics with drivers all over the country.”

The remote will take place at the Conestoga building on the Werner campus. Additional guest speakers during the live remote include Vice President of Safety and Compliance Jaime Maus, Associate Director of Government and Field Recruiting Jim Morbach and professional Werner drivers Charley Endorf, David Conkling and Tom Pietrzak.

Other activities planned include a free lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a chance to meet Willis. Werner will provide shuttles to and from local travel centers, Sapp Bros located at the I-80 exit 440 and the Flying J located at the I-80 exit 432, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. for drivers to attend. Drivers in the area are encouraged to take part in this live event designed exclusively for them.

“Road Dog Trucking News” is a daily radio show on SiriusXM’s Road Dog Trucking Radio on channel 128. Each weekday, the show tackles tough issues facing truckers today and invites industry executives and experts to weigh in while keeping drivers informed of all the latest and pertinent trucking news.

Werner Enterprises Inc. was founded in 1956 and is a 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.

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