Contact: Fred Thayer, Director of Corporate CommunicationsWerner Enterprises, Inc.402.895.6640 ext. firstname.lastname@example.org
OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its China-based operations. Werner marked the occasion with a special reception in Shanghai that included key members of the global team and strategic business partners from the region. Werner entered China's transportation and logistics market in 2006 when Werner Global Logistics (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. was formed. Throughout the last 10 years, Werner Global Logistics has continually expanded its international freight forwarding, NVOCC operations, air freight, warehouse and transportation management, customs brokerage and domestic Chinese ground transportation services. Today, Werner provides services to its clients in over 130 countries. "We are very pleased with the success of our Asia Pacific operations and specifically our performance in China," said Executive Chairman C.L. Werner. "Our customers continue to see the value in our complete end to end global solutions. The international shipping market has been extremely volatile, and our customers and partners rely on Werner's strength and consistency in the marketplace more than ever." In 2014, Werner Global Logistics subsidiary made an equity investment in Hercules Logistics Co. Ltd., a rapidly growing and successful logistics and asset-based transportation company that maintains its corporate headquarters in Shenzhen, China, and is listed on the Chinese NEEQ stock exchange. The combined network of Werner Global Logistics and Hercules represents more than 20 offices, warehouses and logistics centers in China; 130 logistics service locations throughout North America; a combined network of over 1,000 trucks operating in China, and 7,250 trucks and 24,000 trailers operating within North America. 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 customs brokerage.