UMAX Benefits

  • Access to more than 40,000 UMAX and 40,000 EMP, 53’ quality, domestic containers available in high-cube and ultra-wide sizes for individual loading preferences.
  • A variety of UMAX and EMP equipment program products to meet customers’ specialized requirements.
  • A reduction in transportation costs and improvement in product flows through the use of intermodal equipment.
  • Expansive rail network across the U.S., Mexico and Canada reaching all major markets offering truck-competitive rail service in key lanes.
  • State-of-the-art central information and reservation system, Blume Global, with real-time data on equipment availability, including customized reports to help streamline logistics processes and improve container management.
  • Ability to easily make equipment reservations through Blume Global’s application.
  • Blume Global tailored reports delivered via email.
  • Ability to reserve equipment in advance through Blume Global.
  • Ability to secure equipment at Union Pacific “paper” ramps and drop lots.
  • Competitively priced rail service and the advantage of unbundled pricing.
  • Rail line haul charge separated from equipment use rate.
  • The most environmentally responsible and highly efficient way to ship. Union Pacific trains can be double-stacked and can move the equivalent of 280 trucks--resulting in significant cost savings.

 For UMAX-related questions, contact the Union Pacific Intermodal Equipment Team