CALGARY, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Canadian Pacific Railway
(TSX/NYSE: CP) has been awarded the "Rail Origin of the Year" award by
American Honda Motor Co.
The award recognizes the railway's excellent performance in four key
areas; on-time performance, damage prevention, equipment supply and
equipment placement and pre-tripping.
"Canadian Pacific Railway was the first North American Class 1 railroad
to achieve Honda's Performance Excellence last year. We now have a new
program and criteria for measuring Performance Excellence, and once again
we see that CPR has risen to the challenge and captured the 'Rail Origin of
the Year' award for 2006," said Dave Haney, AVP Auto Distribution and
Logistics for American Honda. "Congratulations to CPR and their team for
once again meeting the challenge of Performance Excellence for Honda."
"This award from American Honda reflects our commitment to a
collaborative approach and in developing and implementing service programs
that contribute to our customers' success," said Ray Foot, CPR's Vice
President, Merchandise. "The results are a product of a strong dedication
and focus on delivering value through our company's integrated operating
Canadian Pacific Railway has worked with American Honda for more than
20 years and provides transportation for its finished vehicles from Canada
to locations across North America.
Foot added, "we value our relationship with American Honda and we're
proud our integrated team continues to find innovative ways to deliver them
a valued rail service."
About Canadian Pacific Railway
Canadian Pacific Railway is a transcontinental carrier operating in
Canada and the U.S. Its 13,500-mile rail network serves the principal
centres of Canada, from Montreal to Vancouver, and the U.S. Northeast and
Midwest regions. CPR feeds directly into America's heartland from the East
and West coasts. Alliances with other carriers extend its market reach
throughout the U.S. and into Mexico. Canadian Pacific Logistics Solutions
provides logistics and supply chain expertise worldwide. Canadian Pacific
Railway is marking its 125th anniversary in 2006. For more information,
visit CPR's website at www.cpr.ca.
SOURCE Canadian Pacific Railway