JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the sixth consecutive year, CSX Corporation (Nasdaq:CSX) has been named one of FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies.
The FORTUNE ranking highlighted key attributes of CSX’s reputation, including quality of management, people management, and long-term investment value. CSX was ranked second place within the trucking, transportation and logistics industry.
“As a premier transportation provider, we are committed to delivering safe and value-enhancing service for our customers, returns for our shareholders, opportunities for our employees, and respect for our neighbors,” said Michael J. Ward, chairman and chief executive officer, CSX. “We’re focused on living our Core Values, which focus on safety, people, customers and integrity, to continue to create long-term, sustainable economic growth.”
Over the past year, CSX has also been recognized as a “Top 10 Company for Veterans” by G.I. JOBS Magazine, one of the “100 Best Places to Work in IT” by IDG Computerworld, a “Best Corporate Citizen” by Corporate Responsibility Magazine, and was ranked on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the fifth consecutive year.
FORTUNE’s annual World’s Most Admired Companies measures nine criteria for top corporations, from investment value to social responsibility. The list is voted on by top executives, directors and analysts across a variety of diverse industries. More information on the list is available at: http://fortune.com/WMAC
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).