Union Pacific

Business, Logistics

New Hire, Performance Strategy Spur Union Pacific’s Resurgence

Union Pacific Train Getty Images

Union Pacific Corp. surged the most since 2009 after hiring a protege of railroading legend Hunter Harrison to guide the company’s shift to a new efficiency strategy.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 8, 2019
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific 2Q Earnings Are Up, but Facing Efficiency Challenges

Union Pacific train at CenterPoint Intermodal Center in Elwood, Ill. CenterPoint Properties

Union Pacific Corp. on July 19 reported second-quarter net income of $1.51 billion, a 29% increase over $1.17 billion in the year-ago period.

Transport Topics
July 19, 2018
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Records Solid 1Q Results

Union Pacific intermodal containers California modofodo/Flickr

Union Pacific Railroad reported first-quarter net income of $1.3 billion, or $1.68 per share, compared with $1.1 billion, or $1.16, in the first quarter of 2017.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 26, 2018
Business, Logistics

YRC, Union Pacific Execs Laud Tax Reform as Boon for Transportation Industry

From right: Jack Welch of YRC Worldwide, Jason Hess of Union Pacific, Ted Prince of Tiger Cool Express YRC's Welch (from right), Union Pacific's Hess and panel moderator Ted Prince of Tiger Cool Express discuss challenges and prospects for the transportation industry in 2018. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — YRC Worldwide CEO James Welch and an executive at Union Pacific predicted that tax reform will drive further economic growth and higher freight demand, but voiced concerns about the future of NAFTA and the continued challenge of attracting younger workers during a logistics conference here.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 23, 2018