Intermodal Equipment

Containers

Union Pacific owns and manages EMP and UMAX containers and is the only western railroad to provide rail-owned domestic containers. Both EMP and UMAX have some of the newest containers in the industry and our rigorous inspection process ensures you get a high quality container for your shipment.

EMP - Domestic interline container service offered by Union Pacific and Norfolk Southern

  • Access to a nationwide fleet of nearly 30,000, 53' containers
  • Instant access to fleet through e-Commerce Solutions
  • Offers single-driver truck-competitive service

UMAX - Domestic interline container service offered by Union Pacific and CSX

  • Access to a nationwide fleet of more than 20,000, 53' containers
  • Instant access to fleet through e-Commerce Solutions
  • Offers single-driver truck-competitive service

Chassis

Chassis come in a variety of sizes to fit individual sized containers. EMP chassis are heavy duty units equipped with self inflating tires for unexpected hazards. 20' & 40' chassis are managed by the Ocean Carriers and used exclusively for their containers.

Private Trailers

Union Pacific moves private trailers from 28' through 53' including refrigerated units. We have flat cars specifically designed to accept these units.

Loading and Unloading

Contact our Shipment Quality Engineers for planning assistance with loading or unloading.