CSX is an integral part of the North American forest products industry, resulting in a strong and long-lasting relationship with shippers and receivers. We provide service to more than 30 lumber and 20 panel mills, 40 production facilities for construction materials and distribution centers for major home improvement retailers. A supply chain built around rail not only can lower costs, but can also improve the efficiency of your entire supply chain.
Let us work with you to find your needs for shipping all types of lumber, plywood, brick, gypsum wallboard, roofing materials, OSB and more.
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Shipping by rail can significantly reduce CO2 emissions compared to shipping by highway.
I'm new to rail. How do I get started?
Review New to CSX or Rail. This will help start you off on the right track. Do you have questions about whether shipping by rail is right for you? Contact our New Business Development team at Merchandise@csx.com.
How do I know if rail will work at my facility?
Our Service Start-up team can help make sure that your facility is rail served and your track is serviceable, and that CSX serves your location and can meet your service needs. Contact the Service Start-up team member in your area.
What if I am not located on rail? How can I take advantage of the economies of shipping by rail?
If you don't have direct access to tracks, then intermodal service, TRANSFLO or warehousing may be a solution.