Werner named a top green supply chain partner

By Freddie Pierce
For the third consecutive year, Werner Enterprises has been selected by Inbound Logistics magazine as one of its Top Green Supply Chain Partners. Werne...

For the third consecutive year, Werner Enterprises has been selected by Inbound Logistics magazine as one of its Top Green Supply Chain Partners.

Werner Enterprises was recognized for its commitment to making sustainability a focal point of its mission, as well as for its demonstration of qualitative progress by exceeding the magazine's benchmarks of measurable green results and sustainability innovation.

"At Werner Enterprises, we take our role as a leader in energy conservation very seriously and are committed to making the right decisions," President and Chief Operating Officer of Werner Enterprises Derek Leathers said. "We are very proud that over the past three years our sustainability initiatives have resulted in fuel savings of over 30 million gallons and lowered our carbon footprint by 350,000 tons. As a company, we plan on continually investing in these initiatives far into the future."

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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; medium-to-long-haul, regional and local van; expedited; temperature-controlled; and flatbed services. Werner's Value Added Services portfolio includes freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal and international services.

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