High-Value Protection Program


In the interest of theft deterrence, Union Pacific Railroad has developed a High-Value Protection Program. The program is designed to be used on containers with lading packaged for retail sale and valued at $100,000 or more. Loads using the High-Value Protection Program receive additional terminal and enroute surveillance.

Program Details

  • Damage Prevention has assigned five, low-volume STCCs (Standard Transportation Commodity Codes) for use with identification of high-value finished goods shipments.
  • Five STCCs segregated by general commodity groupings: computers, apparel, electronics, liquor / cigarettes and other.
  • Note: High-Value STCC program initiated to differentiate High-Value commodities billed as FAK(Freight of All Kind) and to provide surveillance of the High-Value commodity. Abuse and mis-use of the High-Value STCC program (all commodities billed with the same STCC) will dilute this program back to a point of non-differentiation.
  • Union Pacific Damage Prevention, Marketing , and Union Pacific Police Department, will evaluate shipments, and recommend to waybill shipper to utilize the High-Value STCC Program and which STCC number to utilize.
  • The High-Value STCC Program drives placement in identified, high-visibility areas on origin and destination Union Pacific intermodal facilities.
  • The High-Value STCC Program drives Union Pacific Police Department inquiries for High Value STCC on respective regions for enroute surveillance.
  • Terminal and enroute surveillance operations provided by regional Union Pacific Police Department.

For more information on using the High-Value Protection Program please contact:

Ryan Deakins
Damage Prevention Engineer - Intermodal
Union Pacific Railroad
Phone (402) 544-3791
Fax (402) 997-4425
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