BNSF Earns Performance Excellence Award from Honda
FORT WORTH, Texas, September 22, 2011 – BNSF Railway was recently presented with the Rail Origin of the Year Performance Excellence Award at the American Honda Automotive Logistics Conference in Torrance, CA. The award recognized BNSF’s point of origin at the Port of Portland.
“Throughout the year BNSF has met and exceeded our goals for rail origin criteria at Portland, which has aided in the movement of Honda and Acura products,” said Dennis Manns, Honda assistant vice president, Logistics. “We thank BNSF for their contribution to Honda’s success.”
The award criteria included the percentage of loaded cars without damage, rail cars ordered versus supplied and the quarterly audits on properly following all standard operating procedures.
“We are honored that Honda has recognized our performance,” said Marc Allen, BNSF assistant vice president, Consumer Products Marketing, Automotive. “We are committed to Honda and to all of our automotive customers, and receiving this award shows that our efforts to meet customer expectations are successful.”
BNSF Railway is one of North America’s leading freight transportation companies operating on 32,000 route miles of track in 28 states and two Canadian provinces. BNSF is one of the top transporters of consumer goods, grain, industrial goods and low-sulfur coal that help feed, clothe, supply, and power American homes and businesses every day. BNSF and its employees have developed one of the most technologically advanced, and efficient railroads in the industry. And we are working continuously to improve the value of the safety, service, energy, and environmental benefits we provide to our customers and the communities we serve