Werner marks 10 years of China operations

Nov. 18, 2016
Transportation and logistics provider Werner Enterprises celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its China-based operations.

Transportation and logistics provider Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its China-based operations. Werner marked the occasion with a special reception in Shanghai that included key members of the global team and strategic business partners from the region.

Werner entered China’s transportation and logistics market in 2006 when Werner Global Logistics (Shanghai) Co Ltd was formed. Throughout the past 10 years, Werner Global Logistics has continually expanded its international freight forwarding, NVOCC operations, air freight, warehouse and transportation management, customs brokerage and domestic Chinese ground transportation services. Today, Werner provides services to its clients in more than 130 nations.

“We are very pleased with the success of our Asia Pacific operations and specifically our performance in China,” said Executive Chairman C L Werner. “Our customers continue to see the value in our complete end-to-end global solutions. The international shipping market has been extremely volatile, and our customers and partners rely on Werner’s strength and consistency in the marketplace more than ever.”

In 2014, Werner Global Logistics subsidiary made an equity investment in Hercules Logistics Co Ltd, a rapidly growing and successful logistics and asset-based transportation company that maintains its corporate headquarters in Shenzhen, China, and is listed on the Chinese NEEQ stock exchange.

The combined network of Werner Global Logistics and Hercules represents more than 20 offices, warehouses and logistics centers in China; 130 logistics service locations throughout North America; a combined network of 1,000-plus trucks operating in China; and 7,250 trucks and 24,000 trailers operating within North America.

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