SOURCE: BNSF Railway Company

BNSF Railway Company

October 28, 2009 17:15 ET

BNSF Awarded Top Marks in Canexus Chemicals' Supplier Evaluation

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - October 28, 2009) - BNSF Railway Company today announced it has received the Canexus Chemicals 2008 Supplier Partnership award.

The award is presented yearly by Canexus to the supplier that scores the highest on an internal service evaluation measuring transit times, customer service, billing, and commitment to the American Chemistry Council's Responsible Care® initiative.

"Canexus enjoys an excellent relationship with BNSF," said Marty Cove, Canexus manager, Logistics. "This is demonstrated through the way we work proactively together on Responsible Care® and community outreach initiatives, the professional approach to problem resolution shown by BNSF's customer service representatives who are dedicated to Canexus' business, BNSF's marketing and sales contacts who are committed to ensuring both BNSF and Canexus are communicating efficiently, and BNSF's e-commerce tools that make it easier for us to do business."

In response to receiving the award, BNSF General Director, Field Sales Bonnie VanSickle said, "Canexus and BNSF share many of the same goals when it comes to safety, responsibility and customer outreach. Responsible Care® reinforces BNSF's commitment to improve the safety and environmental performance of our operations, and we are pleased with our perfect score in that category for this award."

The Responsible Care® initiative requires chemical transporters to continually monitor and improve their efforts in the areas of health, safety, the environment, and product stewardship.

This is the second time BNSF has received the Canexus award.

About BNSF

A subsidiary of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation (NYSE: BNI), BNSF Railway Company operates one of the largest North American rail networks, with about 32,000 route miles in 28 states and two Canadian provinces. BNSF is among the world's top transporters of intermodal traffic, moves more grain than any other American railroad, carries the components of many of the products we depend on daily, and hauls enough low-sulfur coal to generate about ten percent of the electricity produced in the United States. BNSF is an industry leader in Web-enabling a variety of customer transactions at

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