Werner Enterprises hosted a live radio remote at its global headquarters in Omaha, Neb., on Thursday, Aug. 1. The SiriusXM Radio show “Road Dog Trucking News” on channel 128 aired live from the Conestoga building on Werner’s campus. Host Mark Willis discussed industry issues and news with Werner President and COO Derek Leathers. Guest speakers Senior Vice President of Operations Steve Phillips and Vice President of Safety and Compliance Jaime Maus covered the topics of safety, equipment and regulations. Willis highlighted driver recruiting and the Operation Freedom program with Executive Vice President of Driver Resources Bob Synowicki and Associate Director of Government and Field Recruiting Jim Morbach. In addition, Willis talked with professional Werner drivers Charley Endorf, David Conkling and Tom Pietrzak to get their views regarding the rewards and challenges of life on the road.
Drivers and associates in attendance were able to sit in and listen to the live remote. A free lunch was provided along with games, music, giveaways and prizes for the drivers.
We thank all associates who took the time to participate in this great event to make it such a success.