Union Pacific recently named Peter Decher president of ShipCarsNow, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Union Pacific Railroad.
Decher succeeds Martin Coalson who retired after a 37-year Union Pacific career.
Decher most recently served as Union Pacific’s Director of Market and Resource Planning – Automotive, where he led commercial resource strategies and Insight Network Logistics, a Union Pacific subsidiary. Decher served as Director of Operations – ShipCarsNow, from 2009 to 2012 after beginning his Union Pacific career in 2005. Decher earned a bachelor’s degree in logistics management and marketing from Central Michigan University.
“Pete delivers an excellent customer experience through his deep understanding of Union Pacific’s innovative franchise,” said Jennifer Hamann, Union Pacific Vice President and General Manager – Automotive. “In his new ShipCarsNow role, Pete will bring world-class transportation solutions to new and used auto shippers in the dynamic automotive market.”