American Metals Market Names UPR Logistics/Transportation Provider of the Year
By Anuja Abraham
Union Pacific Railroad received the American Metals Market (AMM) 2012 Logistics/Transportation Provider of the Year award. The railroad was recognized for its steel transportation services’ ability to increase the ease of doing business among steel companies.
Union Pacific was the only railroad to receive an AMM Award of Steel Excellence.
“It is exciting to be recognized as an industry leader within the steel sector,” said Brad Thrasher, Union Pacific vice president and general manager – Industrial Products. “Union Pacific constantly seeks innovative ways to serve our customers based on their specific needs.”
A panel of judges from leading businesses in the steel industry and members of AMM’s editorial team determined the winners. This award is given annually to companies that enhance the steel supply chain.
Union Pacific’s metals transportation services include Copper Connection, Pipeline Express, Energy Connection, Union Pacific Distribution Services Border Solutions, Rail2Sail, Rail Express, One Plus and Seamless Steel.