When Transportation is More than Just Good Business

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When Transportation is More than Just Good Business

Guest blog by Tori Kaplan, CSX

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 4:00pm

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As a premier freight transportation company, CSX understands the importance of transportation – and how operating across 21,000 miles of track means that we also have a “store front” that spans across many states and includes many neighbors. While we aim to focus on providing our customers with safe and efficient transportation, we also look for ways to align our business with opportunities to support the communities where we live and work.

Transporting agricultural products, as well as food and food-service products, is a fundamental, and growing, part of our business. In 2014, CSX moved a total of 419,000 carloads of agricultural products in 2014 for revenue of $1.1 billion – a 12 percent increase from 2013. Yet for far too many Americans – more than 23 million – getting access to fresh, healthy food is a constant struggle.

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Tori Kaplan is Assistant Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, CSX

Keywords: Responsible Production & Consumption | CSX | Conservation fund | Justmeans | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Responsible Production & Consumption | Social Impact & Volunteering | transportation

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