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CSX Corporation Announces New Chief Operating Officer & Executive Management Changes

Mr. James M. Foote, former president and chief executive officer of Bright Rail Energy is joining CSX as chief operating officer and will have responsibility for both operations and sales and marketing.

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A recent study issued by Houston-based Comtrex Inc. takes a deep dive into capturing insight regarding how the commodity shipping industry places a high priority on transportation management initiatives as they related to buying, selling storing, and servicing railcars.

A farmer’s financial success hinges on proper planning and execution before the agriculture calendar turns to fall, this includes proper supply chain planning and a consistent and dependable rail service product to meet market demand.

Mr. James M. Foote, former president and chief executive officer of Bright Rail Energy is joining CSX as chief operating officer and will have responsibility for both operations and sales and marketing.

Earlier this month, Class I railroad carrier CSX said that it had made various changes for its intermodal freight offerings into and out of several southeastern-based United States facilities.

Go Behind the Freight Move and see how an intermodal shipment is delivered from point A to point B in panoramic 360° views, follow a container from the road to the rail and soar high above an intermodal terminal and watch as trucks and trains work together to move freight efficiently across the U.S.

CSX in partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation and other organizations is observing the first national Rail Safety Week from September 24-30, 2017, with the goal of raising awareness rail safety education and empower the general public to keep themselves safe near highway-rail grade crossings and railroad rights-of-way.

The CSXT-partner operated Pittsburgh Intermodal Rail Terminal opened on September 6, 2017, providing freight shippers a brand new transportation option to move freight to and from western Pennsylvania.

The month of August was a bit of a mixed bag for United States rail carload and intermodal volumes, with carloads down slightly and intermodal having its best volume month ever, according to data issued this week by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).

There are plenty of good places to see the incredible Solar Eclipse today, near train tracks isn't one of them.

The Carolina Connector is a gateway connecting eastern North Carolina to CSX’s expansive railway system, and in July 2016, the state of North Carolina, the Carolinas Gateway Partnership and CSX proudly announced Rocky Mount, North Carolina, as the home for a new intermodal rail terminal known as the Carolina Connector, or CCX.

Learn about the 34th Annual Quest for Quality Award winners for Rail/Intermodal

Jim Cramer, the host of CNBC’s Mad Money talks about how he believes that executives matter and have a pronounced impact on organizations, noting that E. Hunter Harrison is the leader needed to drive transformational change in the rail industry.

CSX Corp. may install Hunter Harrison as chief executive officer as early as next week as the railroad and an activist shareholder move closer to ending an impasse over Harrison’s compensation, people familiar with the matter said.