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CSX's Total Distribution Services Leverages Industry-Leading Electric Vehicle Technology at Auto Terminals

August 3, 2023 - Total Distribution Services Inc. (TDSI), a subsidiary of CSX, persists in its commitment to innovation and continually improving the customer experience.

TDSI is undertaking projects that automate processes and introduce efficiencies. One such initiative employs electric and autonomous vehicles to shuttle employees from railcar unloading stations to distant parking areas.

Bryce Thomas, General Manager at TDSI, commented, "TDSI's emphasis on innovation is unparalleled in our industry. We are developing a range of tools and resources that simplify work procedures for our team members and fortify our service product for customers. The TDSI team is thrilled to be trailblazers in the rail transportation industry, introducing these technologies to our terminals."

This initiative further solidifies CSX's growing reputation as an innovator in the rail industry. For a glimpse into TDSI's pioneering efforts, view the below video that showcases the electric vehicles in operation.