Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, has been awarded the 2012 Logistics Management Quest for Quality award in the Dry Freight Carriers category, which the Company is a multiple winner of. Additionally, Werner Global Logistics (WGL), a subsidiary of Werner Enterprises, is a first-time recipient of this prestigious award in the 3PL Providers category.
Werner Enterprises was evaluated on five critical areas, including performances, value, information technology, customer service and equipment and operations. To win, the Company’s total weighted score had to exceed the average weighted score for all companies.
"Werner Enterprises is honored to receive two Quest for Quality awards,” said Derek Leathers, president and chief operating officer of Werner Enterprises. “These awards are a testament to both our asset-backed portfolio of services, as well as our logistic capabilities. We will continue to expand and enhance both to provide our customers with best-in-class solutions worldwide."
The Quest for Quality
is the most extensive market research study conducted in the logistics industry. Each year the study evaluates and measures transportation service providers, determines relevant criteria when selecting a provider and examines performance measurements and expectations of providers.
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. 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.