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Union Pacific Honored for Transportation Service Excellence

Omaha, Neb., December 14, 2017

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Vehicle Services Americas Inc. (WWL), the primary North American logistics provider for Nissan vehicles, recognized Union Pacific with its President's Award. WWL selected Union Pacific from its many truck and rail providers based on reliable, efficient performance and excellent customer service.

"Union Pacific has a long-standing relationship with WWL and appreciates being a part of its global shipping and logistics solutions for the automotive industry," said Jason Hess, Union Pacific vice president and general manager-Premium. "We are proud to receive the President's Award recognizing our employees' efforts to serve WWL's needs with excellence and look forward to delivering quality service in the future."

Union Pacific's extensive franchise serves vehicle assembly plants that connect to West Coast ports and the Port of Houston, accommodating import and export shipments. The railroad operates or accesses more than 40 vehicle distribution centers, covering most major western U.S. cities.


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. In the last 10 years, 2007-2016, Union Pacific invested approximately $34 billion in its network and operations to support America's transportation infrastructure. The railroad's diversified business mix is classified into its Agricultural Products, Energy, Industrial and Premium business groups. 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.

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