OMAHA, Neb. - Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is pleased to announce its selection as Hub Group’s Elite Carrier of the Year from among its named 2016 Truckload Carriers of the Year.

Hub Group chose Werner for its highest award based on the company’s award criteria of service, execution, partnership, commitment, and strategic growth. The relationship’s success was a team effort that required significant time, collaboration, attention to detail and superior execution.

“We are honored to be selected for this outstanding award,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “This demonstrates our commitment and dedication to be the leader in freight transportation.”

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.