Despite recession fallout, transportation industry thriving
Jun 30, 2012 | 07:00 PM
| AMM staff
Although the freight transportation industry took a hit during the recession, many operations have remained sustainable and profitableand are reinvesting their earnings in infrastructure and expansion projects, as three recent examples show.
Omaha, Neb.-based Union Pacific Corp. has sought to make doing business by rail easier for metal customers by introducing several new services, including Pipeline Express, Seamless Steel and Copper Connection. Its energy site tracker for pipeline shippers is a Web application that has streamlined the process for pipeline projects, with a database that allows users to select distribution locations best suited for new pipeline projects, allowing quicker responses to inquiries about site viability, site requirements and rail rates, among other information. Union Pacifics Transverse Trough....
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