Union Pacific Corporation Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release Broadcast

Union Pacific Railroad | July 14, 2016

You are invited to listen to Union Pacific Corporation’s (NYSE: UNP) second quarter 2016 earnings release presentation that will be broadcast live over the Internet and via teleconference on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at 8:45 a.m. Eastern Time.

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"Migration to GE's system represents a move to the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and integrated rail yard and railcar repair shop management system available," said NOPB Interim General Manager John Morrow. "GE's solution is used by over 400 short line railroads across the United States, and the NOPB Railroad is pleased to be able to offer its capabilities to its customers."


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ABF Freight Recognized as a SmartWay High Performer for the Fifth Consecutive Year

ABF Freight | September 08, 2022

ArcBest® ( Nasdaq: ARCB), a leader in supply chain logistics, announced that its less-than-truckload carrier, ABF Freight®, has been named a 2022 SmartWay High Performer in the multimodal carriers category. This recognition is based on SmartWay's annual emissions reports for partners who have achieved significant shipping and freight efficiencies and have met certain criteria for emissions output of carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide and particulate matter. This distinction demonstrates the company's commitment to improving sustainability across operations and to addressing important issues that have a noticeable impact on the environment. As a SmartWay High Performer, ABF Freight establishes itself among the thousands of companies partnering with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through SmartWay as being a step ahead in meeting the challenges of sustainable goods movements, efficiency and air quality performance. This is the 6th year the EPA has published a list of SmartWay High Performers, and ABF has been named to this list for five consecutive years, beginning in 2018. "Being recognized once again as a SmartWay High Performer highlights ABF's dedication to finding ways to reduce emissions so we can operate and serve our customers more sustainably,We know the impact our operations have on the world, and we remain steadfast in continuing to lead the way in delivering efficient and sustainable transportation solutions." -Seth Runser, ABF Freight president For nearly 50 years, ABF Freight has been operating with efficiency in mind by limiting truck speeds to conserve fuel and reduce emissions, purchasing equipment with computerized engine shut offs to reduce idling, minimize fuel consumption and limit emissions, and continuously optimizing the ABF network to reduce miles, which in turn also reduces emissions. More recently, the company has invested in upgrading the ABF fleet by purchasing equipment with the latest EPA engines, aerodynamics and technology, with the goal of operating cleaner trucks and further reducing net emissions. ABF Freight has been a proud partner of the EPA's SmartWay Program since 2006. The program was designed to help companies advance supply chain sustainability by measuring, benchmarking and improving freight transportation efficiency. ABOUT ARCBEST ArcBest® ( Nasdaq: ARCB) is a multibillion-dollar integrated logistics company that helps keep the global supply chain moving. Founded in 1923 and now with over 15,000 employees across more than 250 campuses and service centers, the company is a logistics powerhouse, fueled by the simple notion of finding a way to get the job done. Through innovative thinking, agility and trust, ArcBest leverages its full suite of shipping and logistics solutions to meet customers' critical needs, each and every day. For more information, visit arcb.com. ABOUT SmartWay EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership is a market-driven initiative that empowers businesses to move goods in the cleanest, most energy-efficient way possible, while protecting public health and reducing air pollution. Demonstrating a commitment to corporate sustainability and social responsibility through SmartWay provides for a more competitive business environment, while enabling partners to make freight decisions that have a positive impact on efficiency and the environment. For more information on SmartWay, please visit: https://www.epa.gov/smartway

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SOFTWARE AND TECHNOLOGY

actyv.ai: Enabling Supply Chain Transformation Through Enterprise SaaS Platform With Embedded B2B BNPL and Insurance

actyv.ai | September 21, 2022

actyv.ai seeks to interlink and impact enterprises, their business partners and financial institutions (FIs); orchestrating the whole business transaction on a single platform. Leveraging its SaaS technology platform, actyv.ai enables easy onboarding of distributors and suppliers onto an enterprise's network. The company’s aim is to provide alternative means of capital to an enterprise’s channel partners, based on their financial and non-financial data. On a macro level, this is the value that actyv.ai brings to the table for all its stakeholders. The enterprise has access to distributor’s digital records at the click of a button, is able to review and onboard credit worthy partners, can commence billing as early as day one, be risk compliant and offboard partners in case of noncompliance. FIs benefit by getting partners who have long standing relationships with enterprises and are credit worthy thus, offering lesser default risk. actyv Score is a dynamic number which depicts current and future potential of business partners and is a key input to the credit scoring and underwriting algorithms of FIs and insurance providers. It is a multi-dimensional score based on financial and nonfinancial data of business partners. actyv Go enables enterprises to discover, select, appoint, renew, empower and offboard distributors on its technology platform in a faster and more transparent way. actyv PayLater is a BNPL approach towards B2B payment enabling flow of information across board. With this, the bank would rely not only on its algorithm but also the consumer’s actyv Score to assess credit worthiness, in addition to tracking and reconciliation. With actyv Insure, an enterprise can enjoy bite sized products which offer protection against business loss. Aligned to Environmental Social Governance (ESG), actyv.ai is reducing paper usage by digitising processes. The company is addressing the challenge of responsible and sustainable credit for SMBs by enabling manageable interest rates for the supply chain. Every document submitted by distributors on the actyv.ai platform is validated at source, aiding fraud prevention. actyv.ai is in the process of transforming global B2B supply chain by making business transactions faster and easier through its AI-based offerings.

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FREIGHT

Telegraph Partners With Watco To Streamline Rail Logistics

Telegraph | September 27, 2022

Telegraph, a Chicago-based startup building next-generation software for the freight rail industry, and Watco, a highly diversified transportation company, recently announced their new collaboration. The combination of Watco's decades of rail logistics experience and Telegraph software is helping shippers solve their toughest logistics challenges, especially rail transportation. The enhanced technology provides customers visibility of their railcars beyond Watco facilities or tracks. "We recognized a distinct need for software designed for the rail-centric supply chain,The industry presents unique challenges that this collaboration allows us to address. Together, we're making rail a more compelling option for shippers." -Telegraph co-founder Shachar Astor. Telegraph helps railroads, shippers, logistics providers, and railcar lessors work more efficiently via a singular platform. The company uplevels the consumer experience, making it easier for businesses to incorporate rail into their procurement and execution processes. Telegraph's tool helps us be more effective and efficient so we can focus on solving common rail issues for our customers. It is quick, it is easy, it is powerful," said Watco Vice President of Logistics Sales Michelle Bowling. "We help our customers keep their freight moving and provide cost-saving opportunities such as rate negotiations and demurrage risk mitigation. Telegraph provides exceptional predictability and visibility for carload and intermodal shipments. Leveraging EDI, API, and telematics integrations, the platform delivers best-in-class forecastability and pipeline management. To date, the company has saved customers thousands of hours in manual work and millions of dollars in accessorial charges. It's a pleasure to build alongside the team at Watco. Both organizations share an operational grit and customer focus that has unlocked immense value. We're excited about our shared pursuit of making it easier for everyone to incorporate rail into their supply chain, added Telegraph CEO Harris Ligon. About Telegraph Telegraph provides a cloud-based operating system for railroads, shippers, logistics service providers, and railcar leasing companies. With an innovative platform that provides price transparency, shipment visibility, and proactive business intelligence, Telegraph empowers customers and makes shipping by rail easier and more effective. For details, visit www.telegraph.io About Watco Watco is a leading transportation service and logistics company that provides transportation, material handling and warehousing, logistics, railcar repair, and design and development for customers throughout North America and Australia. For details, visit www.watco.com

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TRANSPORTATION

PGT Trucking Redesigns Website to Showcase Innovative Shipping Solutions

PGT Trucking | September 30, 2022

PGT Trucking Inc., a multi-service transportation firm offering flatbed, dedicated, international and specialized services, announced the launch of their newly redesigned website, www.pgttrucking.com, aimed at enhancing the user experience, highlighting PGT's service offerings and aiding in the company's recruiting efforts. "Over the last year, we have made a conscious effort to better align our brand strategy with our evolving mission and direction as a company,The new website encompasses our Future of FlatbedSM initiatives and gives the user a more engaging and interactive experience." -Paul Martin, PGT Trucking Chief Innovation Officer PGT Trucking, recently named to the Pittsburgh Technology Council's Tech 50 and FreightWaves' FreightTech 100 lists, has focused on implementing revolutionary technologies across their operating system, leading advancements within the transportation industry. PGT has applied this same approach to their website re-launch, increasing visibility of their progressive transportation solutions and streamlining access to the latest company news and insights. With a responsive mobile and tablet friendly platform, the improved website is easily accessible for users on-the-go and presents a clean, modern look, with refreshed content, photos and videos. Prospective drivers can learn about PGT's career opportunities and apply with just one click, and potential customers can quickly identify the best transportation solution for their needs. The easy-to-use navigation and contemporary feel appeals to all audiences and provides enhanced access to PGT's services. In the next phase of updates, the website will include multiple language translation options and contain additional material for PGT's Media Center. PGT Trucking is proud to partner with TWIO Brand, a Utah-based digital and brand marketing agency, for their website redesign, marketing strategy and design support. About PGT Trucking: PGT Trucking, Inc. is a multi-service transportation firm offering flatbed, dedicated, international and specialized services. PGT is the leader in progressive freight transportation and fleet evolution, exceeding customer expectations with a strong focus on the Future of FlatbedSM. At PGT Trucking, "Safety is Everyone's Job – All the Time." Visit www.pgttrucking.com.

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"Migration to GE's system represents a move to the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and integrated rail yard and railcar repair shop management system available," said NOPB Interim General Manager John Morrow. "GE's solution is used by over 400 short line railroads across the United States, and the NOPB Railroad is pleased to be able to offer its capabilities to its customers."

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