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Rail Closures Disrupt Livestock Feed Supplies for California Farms

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Some farms, dairies and feed companies in the San Joaquin Valley of California are facing shortages of livestock feed supplies after deadly river flooding in the Midwest closed major railroad shipping corridors in recent days.

Tim Sheehan | The Fresno, Calif. Bee
March 20, 2019
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Reports Strong 4Q Results, but Hints of Job Cuts

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Union Pacific Corp. reported record 2018 fourth-quarter income of $1.55 billion, or $2.13 a share, on Jan. 24.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 25, 2019
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific, CSX, Reflect Solid Economic Growth

Union Pacific Train Union Pacific Train (Nati Harnik/Associated Press)

OMAHA, Neb. — The economy appears strong to the major freight railroads that haul the products and raw materials companies rely on, but the lingering trade disputes could derail business if they continue.

Josh Funk | Associated Press
January 24, 2019
Business, Logistics

New Hire, Performance Strategy Spur Union Pacific’s Resurgence

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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

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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