Omaha, Neb., May 07, 2013 Union Pacific Railroad earned Nissan Motor Company's 2012 Logistics Carrier Conference Logistics Success Story Award, which identifies carriers and providers that went above and beyond normal expectations in the past year.
Union Pacific was among 15 carriers and providers recognized during the conference. Union Pacific created an optimized shipping schedule at the Los Angeles port facility that outlined the best days to move Nissan's product, reducing overall transit time.
"Being recognized by Nissan is an honor," said Linda Brandl, Union Pacific vice president and general manager - Automotive. "Our focus on delivering value through customer service made this award possible. We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with Nissan by providing safe and reliable service while developing innovative transportation solutions."
About Union Pacific
Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). One of America's most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2007-2012, Union Pacific invested $18 billion in its network and operations to support America's transportation infrastructure, including a record $3.7 billion in 2012. The railroad's diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers, operates from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico gateways. Union Pacific provides value to its roughly 10,000 customers by delivering products in a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible manner.
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