Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) is one of America's leading transportation companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, is North America's premier railroad franchise, covering 23 states across the western two-thirds of the United States.
Our vision symbolizes the Union Pacific experience for all the people whose lives we touch. It connects the importance of UP’s rail transportation to America's economy, honors the generations that preceded us and is the promise for the generations that will follow us.
The Men and Women of Union Pacific Are Dedicated to Serve.
Union Pacific works for the good of our customers, our shareholders and one another. Our commitment defines us and drives the economic strength of our company and our country.
Focus on Performance.
Our concentration and determination will drive our safety, customer satisfaction and quality results.
Ensure High Ethical Standards.
Our reputation will always be a source of pride for our employees and a bond with our customers, shareholders and community partners.
Work as a Team.
We are all part of the same team, and working together to reach our common goals is one of our strengths. Communication and respect are the foundation of great teamwork.
(For the year ending 12/31/11)
|Annual Payroll||$4.0 billion|
|Community Giving||$13.9 million|
|Purchases Made||$8.3 billion|
|Capital Spending 2011||$3.2 billion|
|Capital Spending 2006-2010||$10.7 billion|
It was 150 years ago that Abraham Lincoln signed the Pacific Railway Act of July 1, 1862, creating the original Union Pacific. One of America's iconic companies, today Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation, linking 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail and providing freight solutions and logistics expertise to the global supply chain. From 2000 through 2011, Union Pacific spent more than $31 billion on its network and operations, making needed investments in America's infrastructure and enhancing its ability to provide safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible freight transportation.
Our rail system is perfectly positioned to serve the country's fastest growing cities and states. UP serves the western coal reserves, the world’s most productive cropland, Gulf Coast chemical industry and the rock quarries of South Texas. The railroad is the nation's largest hauler of chemicals and one of the largest intermodal carriers – the transport of truck trailers and marine containers. The railroad helps link production and consumption points in the U.S, and across the world, with a network to deliver the energy, food, raw materials, durable and consumer goods to support the nation's growth.
The railroad has one of the most diversified commodity mixes in the industry, including chemicals, coal, food and food products, forest products, grain and grain products, intermodal, metals and minerals, and automobiles and parts.
The largest of Union Pacific's 25,000 customers include steamship lines, vehicle manufacturers, agricultural companies, utilities, intermodal companies and chemical manufacturers.