Union Pacific and New International Shipper Team Up
Omaha, Neb., July 26, 2017
It’s something rarely seen in the international shipping industry – a new startup. Union Pacific and SM Line Corporation, an international ocean carrier based in South Korea, teamed up to move products from global shippers specializing in electronics and appliances across the railroad’s network. A new Inside Track story published today on the company’s website outlines why this is good news for consumers.
“International intermodal is typically a mature business; we’re used to seeing long-term stakeholders, such as K Line and Evergreen,” said Union Pacific’s Assistant Vice President of International Intermodal Mark Simon. “You just don’t see a startup happen this quickly.”
The article includes details about why SM Line is seeing success and Union Pacific’s role providing the most consistent and reliable service to more markets. It is available at http://www.up.com/aboutup/community/inside_track/smline-07-25-2017.htm.
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