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Landstar Honors CSX Intermodal

4/24/2009 12:04:00 PM
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Intermodal (CSXI) has received the 2008 Intermodal Carrier of the Year award from Landstar System, Inc.

Award criteria included on-time service, equipment availability and condition, ease of doing business, sales representation and customer service responsiveness, and damage prevention. CSXI was selected from a field that included other companies who use major U.S. railroads to transport intermodal containers and allied service providers.

In making the selection, Landstar surveyed its independent agents who handle intermodal shipments.

"On behalf of CSX Intermodal, I am proud to accept this distinguished honor," said CSXI President Jim Hertwig. "We appreciate the continued recognition of our efforts to reach Landstar and its agents' expectations of excellence. This award reflects our goal of delivering consistent, safe and reliable service while constantly striving for improvement."

"The success of Landstar is dependent upon the collective efforts of our agent family, business capacity owners, employees, and third party capacity providers," said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens. "Congratulations on this award."

Landstar System, Inc. (Nasdaq: LSTR) delivers safe, specialized transportation and logistics services to a broad range of customers worldwide including: truckload, less than truckload, heavy haul/specialized, logistics, expedited, intermodal, warehousing, air and ocean. All Landstar operating companies are certified to ISO:9001:2000 quality management system standards.

CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX), based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation's leading transportation companies, providing rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services. The company's transportation network spans approximately 21,000 miles, with service to 23 eastern states and the District of Columbia, and connects to more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at the company's web site, www.csx.com.

SOURCE CSX Intermodal
Gary Sease of CSX Corporation, +1-877-835-5279
Web Site: http://www.csx.com