Union Pacific Corporation
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This paper reviews the Union Pacific Corporation (UPC), one of the largest rail transportation companies in the world and the leading rail transportation enterprise in the United States. Its primary industry is the rail freight industry, and as such it is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska where it manages its overall operations which include over 48,000 employees. This paper reports that UP's operations span both the railroad and trucking industry by virtue of its trucking operations that work in tandem with its rail operations through inter-modal transportation strategies. It further discusses how UP maintains and operates over 33,000 miles of rail which connect the Pacific, Gulf and Eastern ports ("Union") and maintains active partnerships with other rail carriers to move a substantial amount of cargo between the US coasts and across both the Canadian and Mexican borders.
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