UP recognized for quality service to automotive industry

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A westbound UP auto rack train passes under a derelict coaling tower at Nelson, Ill.
Laurence Pearlman
OMAHA, Neb. – Union Pacific was awarded the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Vehicle Services Americas Inc. President’s Award for quality rail service, the railroad announced this week. The company is the primary North American logistics provider for Nissan vehicles and shipments.

"Union Pacific has a long-standing relationship with WWL and appreciates being a part of its global shipping and logistics solutions for the automotive industry," says Jason Hess, Union Pacific vice president and general manager-Premium. "We are proud to receive the President's Award recognizing our employees' efforts to serve WWL's needs with excellence and look forward to delivering quality service in the future."

UP serves vehicle assembly plants that connect to West Coast ports and the Port of Houston, accommodating import and export shipments. The railroad operates or accesses more than 40 vehicle distribution centers, covering most major western U.S. cities.

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