Union Pacific Recognized for Quality Customer Service
Landstar Global Logistics Names Union Pacific Rail Carrier of the Year
Omaha, Neb., July 09, 2008 Union Pacific has been named Landstar Global Logistics' 2007 Rail Carrier of the Year. The award recognizes Union Pacific for excellence in on-time transit, equipment availability and condition, technology support, sales representation and responsive customer service.
Union Pacific was selected for the award by a vote of Landstar Global Logistics' independent agents. Landstar Global Logistics and its network of agents are backed by Landstar System, Inc., a non-asset based provider of worldwide transportation capacity and logistics services.
"Union Pacific is honored to have been selected by Landstar's independent agents from an impressive pool of freight transportation companies," said John Kaiser, vice president and general manager-intermodal. "Delivering service is a top priority for Union Pacific. We are committed to providing the capacity and transit reliability needed to allow our customers to grow this environmentally friendly mode of transportation."
The Rail Carrier of the Year award was presented to Union Pacific June 3 at the 2007 Landstar Global Logistics in Nashville, Tenn.
About Union Pacific
Union Pacific Corporation owns one of America's leading transportation companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country and serves the fastest-growing U.S. population centers. Union Pacific's diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Energy, Industrial Products and Intermodal. The railroad offers competitive long-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways. Union Pacific connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major gateways to Mexico, making it North America's premier rail franchise.
Landstar System, Inc. delivers safe, specialized transportation and logistics services to a broad range of customers worldwide. The Company identifies and fulfills shippers' needs through the coordination of individual businesses comprised of independent sales agents and third-party transportation and logistics capacity providers. Through its operating subsidiaries, Landstar delivers excellence in complete transportation logistics services and solutions. All Landstar operating companies are certified to ISO 9001:2000 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.
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