UP wins logistics award from Toyota

Written by Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor
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Union Pacific received the 2012 President's Award for Logistics Excellence from Toyota Logistics Services. The award, which Union Pacific won for the second consecutive year, recognizes overall logistics excellence among rail carriers.

Union Pacific also received excellence awards for on-time service performance and customer service.

“Union Pacific is honored to be recognized by Toyota with these logistics excellence awards,” said Linda Brandl, Union Pacific vice president and general manager of automotive. “We are proud of our ability to consistently provide service and value to our customers and we remain committed to offering them the best transportation solutions available.”

Toyota Logistics Services recognizes performance of all logistics suppliers, including truck, marine and railroad companies. Its customer service scores rate communication, equipment supply, responsiveness, collaboration, business controls and overall ease of doing business. On-time performance involves online and through-route performance and improved year-over-year transit time. Quality scores emphasize damage-free service, year-over-year damage reduction, process improvements and reduction in damage cost per vehicle.

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