Union Pacific

Government, Business, Logistics

Rail Unions Seek Mediator With Talks ‘Completely Stalled’

Union Pacific freight trains in Dupo, Ill. Union Pacific freight trains in Dupo, Ill. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Labor unions representing about 100,000 U.S. railroad workers say contract negotiations have broken down after more than two years of talks with several carriers.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 24, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Schneider Moving Western Intermodal Service to Union Pacific

Schneider Union Pacific Schneider by John Sommers II for Transport Topics; Union Pacific by Ken James/Bloomberg News

Schneider is expanding intermodal service by moving its primary western rail partnership to Union Pacific, the company announced Jan. 19.

January 24, 2022
Business, Safety, Logistics

Union Pacific Steps Up Security to Curb L.A. Train Thefts

Union Pacific rail theft Shredded boxes and packages at a section of the Union Pacific train tracks in downtown Los Angeles Jan. 14. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/Associated Press)

Union Pacific Corp. is erecting physical barriers and increasing its own policing of an area in Los Angeles where people have been stealing goods from its trains.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 20, 2022
Business, Safety

Thieves Raiding Rail Cargo Containers in Los Angeles

Shredded boxes and packages at a section of the Union Pacific train tracks in downtown Los Angeles Shredded boxes and packages at a section of the Union Pacific train tracks in downtown Los Angeles Jan. 14. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/Associated Press)

LOS ANGELES — Thieves have been raiding cargo containers aboard trains nearing downtown Los Angeles for months, taking packages belonging to people across the U.S. and leaving the tracks blanketed with discarded boxes.

January 14, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Reports Strong Q3 Earnings

Union Pacific A Union Pacific train on the tracks. (Oregon Department of Transportation)

As freight volumes surge, Omaha, Neb.-based Union Pacific Railroad reported strong third-quarter results that significantly exceeded the company’s report from this time last year and beat Wall Street analysts’ expectations.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 21, 2021
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Receives Cargo 24/7 Near L.A. Ports

Union Pacific Corp. locomotives and rail cars sit parked at a rail yard in Kansas City. Union Pacific Corp. locomotives and rail cars sit parked at a rail yard in Kansas City. (Whitney Curtis/Bloomberg News)

Union Pacific Corp. has begun receiving trucks around-the-clock at its freight facility near the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, extending operating time by about 20 hours a week to help ease cargo congestion.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
October 19, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Union Pacific CEO Sees Strong Economy Coming Out of Pandemic

Lance Fritz Lance Fritz by Nati Harnik/AP

Union Pacific CEO Lance Fritz is working to help clear up a major backlog in imported shipments.

Josh Funk | Associated Press
September 17, 2021
Business

Union Pacific Sees Stubborn Inflation, From Rails to Lawn Mowing

Union Pacific Sees Stubborn Inflation, From Rails to Lawn Mowing Side of a Union Pacific rail car. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg)

Union Pacific Corp. is coping with inflation on everything from steel for tracks to cleaning its offices and sees no signs of relief soon.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
September 9, 2021
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Reports Strong Q2 Earnings

Union Pacific train John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Omaha, Neb.-based Union Pacific Corp. reported strong second-quarter results, surpassing expectations of Wall Street analysts.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 22, 2021
Business

Union Pacific Increases Dividend

Union Pacific A Union Pacific train. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Union Pacific Corp. announced it increased the quarterly dividend on the company’s common shares by 10% to $1.07 per share.

May 14, 2021

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