June 17, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- In support of its customers' growing needs for truck-competitive service between western U.S. markets and
, the country's primary transportation interchange point, Union Pacific recently has increased the frequency of two intermodal services: Portland-
. Both are part of Union Pacific's top-tier "premium" intermodal service, with four-day delivery in the morning. This service enhancement gives customers access to Union Pacific's extensive rail network, which is made possible in part by the company's significant capital investments, including a record
service, called Portland Premium, operates six days per week westbound and five days per week eastbound. The
service, called NorCal, connects
region, utilizing Union Pacific's
intermodal ramps, and operates between five and seven days per week depending on direction and specific origin/destination points.
Intermodal customers utilizing these enhanced service lanes have access to EMP and UMAX equipment, the largest rail-owned container fleet in
. In addition, wholesale door-to-door transportation options are available via Union Pacific subsidiary Streamline.
Service schedules and additional details are available in the Customers section of Union Pacific's website:
Union Pacific's Intermodal team provides a wide range of multi-modal transportation solutions for both domestic and international freight. The railroad's extensive door-to-door and ramp-to-ramp services provide customers access to markets throughout
, with the flexibility to move freight in rail-owned shipping containers or private equipment. Union Pacific is committed to offering truck-competitive rates and service schedules.
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Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). One of America's most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2004-2013, Union Pacific invested approximately
in its network and operations to support America's transportation infrastructure. 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
rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major
gateways. Union Pacific provides value to its roughly 10,000 customers by delivering products in a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible manner.
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