Union Pacific Railroad Named 2013 Rail Carrier of the Year by WWL Vehicle Services Americas
Omaha, Neb., June 04, 2014
Union Pacific Railroad received the 2013 Rail Carrier of the Year Award from WWL Vehicle Services Americas, the primary North American logistics supplier for Nissan vehicles. The award evaluates rail carriers on key criteria such as transit and damage-free delivery performance.
"Earning this recognition for the fourth consecutive year demonstrates Union Pacific's focus on shipment quality and ability to support our customers' supply chains," said Linda Brandl, Union Pacific's vice president and general manager-Automotive. "We are proud to support WWL Vehicle Services Americas' transportation and logistics needs, and are committed to delivering value through safety, service and efficiency."
Union Pacific's rail network serves customers in the finished vehicle and aftermarket vehicle sectors, directly accessing five finished vehicle assembly plants, and operating or accessing more than 40 vehicle distribution centers. Union Pacific's customer base includes nearly all major automotive manufacturers producing finished vehicles for the North American market, along with tier suppliers and other auto parts supply chain partners.
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 connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2004-2013, Union Pacific invested approximately $30 billion in its network and operations to support America's transportation infrastructure. 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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