OMAHA, Neb., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Union Pacific Railroad received the 2012 President's Award for Logistics Excellence from Toyota Logistics Services. The annual honor, which Union Pacific won for the second consecutive year, recognizes overall logistics excellence among rail carriers. The President's Award is Toyota's highest supplier distinction.
Union Pacific also received excellence awards for on-time service performance and customer service.
"Union Pacific is honored to be recognized by Toyota with these logistics excellence awards," said Linda Brandl, Union Pacific vice president and general manager - Automotive. "We are proud of our ability to consistently provide service and value to our customers, and we remain committed to offering them the best transportation solutions available."
Toyota Logistics Services recognizes outstanding performance of all logistics suppliers, including truck, marine and railroad companies. Its customer service scores rate communication, equipment supply, responsiveness, collaboration, business controls and overall ease of doing business. On-time performance involves online and through-route performance and improved year-over-year transit time. Quality scores emphasize damage-free service, year-over-year damage reduction, process improvements and reduction in damage cost per vehicle.
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: Lindsay Tettenborn at 402-544-4296 or [email protected]
SOURCE Union Pacific Railroad