Biodiesel Rate Changes Effective April 1, 2013

Announcement Number: AG2013-15
Categories: Ethanol and Biodiesel
Posted Date: March 4, 2013

Dear Union Pacific Customer,

Union Pacific will be renewing rates for biodiesel effective April 1, 2013. UP 2028 Item 1500 will take the following adjustments from all origin points on Large Private Tank Car (27.5K to 31.5K gallon) rates:

Midwest Destination States (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, WI) - $75 increase

West Destination States (CA, OR, WA) - $130 increase

East Destination States (IL) - $100 increase

South Destination States (AR, OK, LA, TN, TX) - $130 increase

Mountain Destination States (AZ, CO, ID, NV, UT) - $195 increase

*Please note that some exceptions may apply.

To determine rates for other tank car sizes, the following spreads can be applied:
Medium-sized tank cars (24.5K to 27.5K gallon) will be priced 5% below the Large tank rate.
Small-sized tank cars (21.5K to 24.5K gallon) will be priced 3% below the Medium tank rate.

If you have any questions, please contact your Union Pacific Representative or Cindy Overhue at 402-544-5275 ( or Laura Hund at 402-544-5402 (