JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - February 27, 2014 - CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced that it has been named one of the World's Most Admired Companies in 2014, according to a survey published by FORTUNE Magazine. The comprehensive rankings were released today.
In 2013 CSX achieved an industry leading safety performance, as well as record-high customer satisfaction, revenues and earnings per share from continuing operations, all while taking forward-leaning actions to position its rail network to serve the nation's freight transportation needs for many years to come.
The company's vision is to be the safest, most progressive North American railroad, relentless in the pursuit of customer and employee excellence. CSX is guided by core values that focus on customer satisfaction, employee engagement, a culture of safety and a commitment to care for the environment and the communities it serves.
The FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies survey, conducted annually, measures corporate reputation based on attributes ranging from social responsibility and innovation to long-term investment value and product quality. The World's Most Admired Companies list is voted on by executives, directors and analysts across all industries.
CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For more than 185 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and small farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/OfficialCSX) and follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/CSX).