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Union Pacific intermodal service level suffers after sharp increase in West Coast volume


[Source: Supply Chain Drive] — Union Pacific continued to build longer trains to deal with the resurgence of intermodal freight. CEO Lance Fritz said the railroad has increased average train length 28% since beginning to introduce PSR principles in late 2018.

The railroad also leveraged rates and surcharges to “protect those customers that are with us year-round,” and instituted new processes to reduce container and chassis dwell, Rocker said.

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