OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad received a 2012 Go Further award from Ford Motor Company. The special honor was announced by Ford at its recently held 2012 World Excellence Awards ceremony and was presented to 35 global suppliers who demonstrated a "Go Further" mindset and continuous pursuit of excellence in the face of unforeseen business challenges.
Union Pacific was recognized for its extraordinary plant launch support and for being agile and willing to adjust to Ford's changing business requirements. Ford said the "tireless work and assistance of these suppliers helped to minimize production disruptions, and even more importantly, they exhibited courage, strength and leadership during a time of hardship."
"Union Pacific is proud to support Ford Motor Company with transportation and logistics solutions," said Linda Brandl, Union Pacific Vice President and General Manager – Automotive. "We are committed to fostering an environment of continuous improvement and innovation, providing the greatest efficiency and value to our customers."Union Pacific's rail network serves customers in the finished vehicle and production/aftermarket parts sectors, directly accessing five finished vehicle assembly plants and operating or accessing more than 40 vehicle distribution centers. Union Pacific's customer base includes nearly all major automotive manufacturers producing finished vehicles for the North American market, along with suppliers and other auto parts supply chain partners. 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: Elizabeth Hutchison at 402-544-8433 or firstname.lastname@example.org www.up.com www.facebook.com/unionpacific www.twitter.com/unionpacific SOURCE Union Pacific Railroad
Select the service that is right for you!COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.
- Real Money + Doug Kass + 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV