OMAHA, Neb., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Motors honored Union Pacific with a 2010 Supplier of the Year award at its annual awards presentation.
Each year, General Motors compiles a list of its most exceptional global suppliers. Union Pacific, the only railroad to receive the award, exemplified all four of the key criteria:
- Innovative technology
- Superior quality
- Outstanding launch support
- Competitive total enterprise cost solutions
"Union Pacific is honored to be recognized for our contributions to General Motors' parts and vehicle transportation," said Julie Krehbiel, Union Pacific vice president and general manager – Automotive. "A dedicated team effort, focused on delivering value through responsiveness and exceptional service, made earning this award possible. Our goal is to continue to provide value to General Motors by providing safe and reliable service while developing innovative freight transportation solutions."
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. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers and provides Americans with a fuel-efficient, environmentally responsible and safe mode of freight transportation. Union Pacific's diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Energy, Industrial Products and Intermodal. The railroad emphasizes excellent customer service and offers competitive 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.
SOURCE Union Pacific