OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad earned the Significant Contribution Company Award from the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing (CFLP), recognizing automotive logistics efforts in China.
"Union Pacific Railroad has created strong brand awareness within the Chinese automotive industry," said Cai Jin, vice president - CFLP. "Its commitment and efforts are well recognized by Chinese stakeholders."
The CFLP award stemmed from Union Pacific's work with a major state-owned logistics company in a benchmarking program. Union Pacific's efforts in advancing logistics practices within China and international collaboration were two of the reasons for receiving the company award.
"Union Pacific strives to provide the best service to its customers and constantly looks for innovative ways to create value," said Linda Brandl, Union Pacific vice president and general manager - Automotive. "We remain committed to supporting the domestic and international supply chains for the automotive marketplace as a complete transportation and logistics provider."
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.
Union Pacific media contact: Tom Lange at 402-544-3560 or firstname.lastname@example.org, @tlange23
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