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Werner Enterprises Diversity Affiliate Appointed Chairman of the President's Export Council Subcommittee on Export Administration.

OMAHA, Neb. -- Werner Enterprises affiliate Raul Pedraza, founder and chief executive officer of Magno International, was recently named chairman of the President's Export Council Subcommittee on Export Administration (PECSEA). PECSEA is a subcommittee of the President's Export Council, which is recognized as the principal national advisory committee on global trade. PECSEA's role will be to advise the U.S. Department of Commerce on export control reform as it impacts dual-use items, as well as with issues pertaining to the implementation of the provisions of the Export Administration Act and the Export Administration Regulations.

With locations throughout the U.S. and Latin America, Magno International is a certified Minority Business Enterprise and Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) that provides cost-effective logistics solutions to over 200 countries. Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, has an ongoing strategic alliance with Magno International. This alliance has enabled Werner Enterprises to offer customers a proven and trustworthy large-scale, asset-backed distribution and logistics network alongside a diversity supplier platform. It has also granted Magno International greater exposure in the marketplace and access to Werner Enterprises' assets.

"Raul's recent appointment underscores that we continue to make high-quality business decisions and testifies to our dedication in offering our customers best-in-class supplier diversity solutions," said Derek Leathers, chief operating officer of Werner Enterprises and president of Werner Global Logistics. "Utilizing Werner Enterprises' and Magno International's shared resources has allowed us to provide more diverse service offerings to our customers throughout the globe, and we look forward to continually growing and strengthening this strategic alliance for years to come."

The inaugural PECSEA meeting was held on March 10 prior to the meeting of the President's Export Council, which took place on March 11. PECSEA primarily consists of representatives from the private sector.

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. International services are provided through Werner's domestic and global subsidiary companies and include ocean, air and ground transportation; freight forwarding; and customs brokerage.

Werner Enterprises, Inc.'s common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market(SM) under the symbol "WERN." For further information about Werner, visit the company's website at www.werner.com.
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