Southern California Truckers Approve Union Contract

Drivers at Shippers Transport Express, a Southern California trucking company, ratified a contract that the union said was the first of its kind for port truckers in more than three decades.

February 10, 2015
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Promotes Lance Fritz to CEO

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Union Pacific announced that it has promoted Lance Fritz to CEO from chief operating officer, succeeding John Koraleski, who was named executive chairman.

February 6, 2015

Holiday Shipments Seen at Risk in Port Labor Strife

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Protracted labor talks at the busiest U.S. container ports are leading to delayed deliveries to some retailers, and may result in a lot of gift cards under Christmas trees in place of absent presents, FedEx Corp. said.

December 18, 2014
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific’s Income Rises to $1.37 Billion

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Union Pacific Corp.’s third-quarter net income rose to $1.37 billion, or $1.53 per share, from $1.15 billion, or $1.24, during the same time last year.

October 23, 2014

Freight Shipments to West Coast Ports Rise as Uncertainty Over Labor Pact Continues

Freight shipments are accelerating through West Coast ports this summer, despite unresolved union contract talks, a new report said.

August 18, 2014

West Coast Port Contract Remains in Place During Three-Day Break

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The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association said their labor contract, which expired June 30, will remain in place while the sides take a 72-hour break in their negotiations this week.

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July 8, 2014

Faster Union Voting Plan Angers Business Groups

The National Labor Relations Board’s proposed rule governing “representation-case procedures” garnered nearly 75,000 comments, including dissents from two of the board’s five members.

April 28, 2014
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Names Lance Fritz President

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Union Pacific Corp. announced that it has named Lance Fritz president of Union Pacific Railroad, its chief operating company.

February 6, 2014
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific’s Profit Rises on Volume Growth

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Union Pacific Corp. said it had the best fourth-quarter and full-year results in company history as volume grew for the first time in six quarters.

January 23, 2014
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific’s Third-Quarter Profit Rises 10%

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Union Pacific Corp. said Oct. 17 its third-quarter profit rose 10% despite lower coal and grain carloads in the quarter.

October 17, 2013