Owens Corning Recognizes Union Pacific Railroad for Service Excellence

OMAHA, Neb. — Owens Corning recently named Union Pacific Railroad as a 2009 Global Logistics Carrier Excellence award recipient.

Union Pacific, the only railroad to receive the award, was recognized for superior on-time performance while significantly contributing to the success of the entire Owens Corning enterprise in 2009.

“It is quite an honor to receive this recognition from Owens Corning,” said Eric Butler, Union Pacific vice president – Industrial Products. “We constantly look for ways to add value for our customers by listening to their needs and providing the most efficient and effective transportation solutions.”

Owens Corning annually recognizes carriers of all types for their service on both inbound and outbound transportation service. In addition to providing superior service, award-winning carriers also help Owens Corning achieve its waste-free sustainability goal through involvement with the SmartWay Transport Partnership and impressive safety record.

SmartWay is a voluntary partnership between various freight industry sectors and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that establishes incentives for improving fuel efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.