Company Watch - CSX.
CSX unveils new $24M facility in Mass.. CSX recently marked the opening of a new TRANSFLO facility in Westborough, Mass. The project is part of a deal between the railroad and state for freight rail development. "The deal with CSX and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is really the first of its kind. If we are going to maximize the use our rail network, which we need to in the United States -- especially in the Northeast -- we're going to need more of these partnerships," said Lt. Gov. Tim Murray. Nov 14, 2012
Railroads among first to bounce back in aftermath of Sandy. CSX and Norfolk Southern were among the first companies to rebound quickly after Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc in the U.S. supply chain, according to industry experts. The freight and logistics industry's swift recovery is expected to help revive the Northeast region's economy. Railroads were credited for diverting shipments from damaged areas and finding alternative delivery options. Reuters Nov 12, 2012
CSX supports Operation Lifesaver's safety campaign in S.C.. CSX helped Operation Lifesaver deliver its crossing safety message in Florence, S.C., through the distribution of educational materials to motorists and pedestrians. "We speak to school groups, driver education classes, community audiences, professional drivers, law enforcement officers, and emergency responders," said Janice Cowen, state coordinator for Operation Lifesaver. "Our programs are co-sponsored by federal, state and local government agencies, highway safety organizations and America's railroads." Nov 12, 2012
CSX, BNSF in top 5 of Military Friendly Employers. Nearly 30% of companies in the U.S. are recruiting military veterans, up from just 9% a year ago, according to a survey by CareerBuilder. Among those that actively recruit vets are CSX and BNSF, both of which ranked in the top 5 companies of Military Friendly's list of Military Friendly Employers. Nov 12, 2012 AirGuideBusiness ISSN 1939-666X
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