OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 31, 2005--Werner Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:WERN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.040 (4.0 cents) per common share payable to stockholders of record on October 3, 2005. This dividend will be paid on October 18, 2005.
Werner Enterprises is currently in its nineteenth year of paying quarterly cash dividends on its common stock to its stockholders. The first quarterly cash dividend was paid by the Company in July 1987.
Werner Enterprises, Inc. is a full-service transportation company providing truckload and logistics services throughout the 48 states, portions of Canada and Mexico. C.L. Werner founded the Company in 1956. Werner is one of the nation's largest truckload transportation companies with a fleet of 8,750 trucks and 24,090 trailers as of June 30, 2005.
Werner Enterprises, Inc. common stock is traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol WERN.