JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FORTUNE has named CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) one of the World's Most Admired Companies, according to a recent survey.
CSX achieved high marks in numerous categories, including quality of products and services, long-term investment value and social responsibility. The company ranked second in the trucking, transportation and logistics industry. This is the fifth consecutive year that CSX made the list.
"Being named one of FORTUNE's World's Most Admired Companies is a testament to CSX's vision to be the safest, most progressive North American railroad," said Michael J. Ward, chairman and chief executive officer, CSX Corporation. "I'm proud of our customers who support our business and our employees who work every day to provide freight transportation service vital to the global economy."
The company's recognition by FORTUNE comes on the heels of recent accolades, including a top spot on G.I. Jobs' 2015 Top 100 Military Friendly Employers list and recognition as a "Best Place to Work in IT" by IDG's Computerworld.
FORTUNE's World's Most Admired Companies survey, conducted annually, evaluates corporate reputation based on nine key business attributes. The list is voted on by executives, directors and analysts across all industries. More information on the list is available at: http://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies/.
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).
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