OMAHA, Neb., June 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Werner Enterprises (Nasdaq: WERN), one of the nation’s largest transportation and logistics companies, is proud to be named a Supply Chain Partner green 2022 by Inbound logistics. This annual list recognizes 75 companies that go above and beyond to ensure their global supply chains are sustainable and their operations are environmentally responsible.
“We are proud to be recognized for our conservation efforts by being named to this list for the 10e consecutive year,” said Chairman, President and CEO Derek Leathers. “We are deeply committed to doing our part to become more environmentally efficient and we invest in continuous sustainability innovation.”
The Company will be featured in a special issue of G75 in the Inbound Logistics, featuring the top 75 winners for green supply chain management and logistics partners. Since 2007, Werner has reduced its carbon footprint by more than 3.7 million tons and saved more than 333 million gallons of fuel. Werner has also received the SmartWay Award of Excellence and the SmartWay High Performer Award for five consecutive years for his efforts to produce more efficient and sustainable supply chain transportation solutions.
“We are focused on reducing our carbon footprint and appreciate this recognition as we continually increase our efforts to meet our environmental goals,” said Shawntell Kroese, associate vice president of sustainability and business operations. “We recognize the important role we play as one of our nation’s largest trucking companies and how our sustainability efforts also help our customers achieve their environmental goals.”
About Werner Enterprises
Werner Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: WERN) provides superior truckload transportation and logistics services to customers in the United States, Mexico and Canada. With revenues of $2.7 billion in 2021, an industry-leading fleet of modern trucks and trailers, nearly 14,000 talented associates, and our innovative Werner EDGE technology, we are an essential solution provider for customers who value the integrity of their supply chain and demand timely service.
Werner provides dedicated and one-way truckload and logistics services that include truckload brokerage, freight management, intermodal and last mile. As an industry leader, Werner is deeply committed to promoting sustainability and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion.