JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the third consecutive year, Forbes magazine has named CSX (Nasdaq:CSX) one of “America’s Best Employers,” according to the results of a nationwide survey on employee satisfaction.
“Being recognized as one of the best employers in America is an honor and a reflection of CSX’s commitment to our talented team of employees,” said E. Hunter Harrison, president and chief executive officer. “Our employees take pride in their work and in their company, and their contributions are shaping a stronger CSX while providing excellent service to customers and vital support to our nation’s economy.”
Forbes Media, in partnership with research firm Statista, interviewed 30,000 workers at 1,800 U.S. companies in a wide range of industries to determine what makes a company an employer of choice. Among the factors considered, CSX was ranked highly among employers with 5,000 or more workers that were most likely to be recommended by employees to family and friends.
CSX takes pride in developing the best and brightest people and working together to meet the needs of customers. The company provides its diverse and proud workforce with challenging and meaningful career opportunities, best-in-class training and competitive pay and benefits to help CSX remain among the most desirable employers in America.
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 nearly 190 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 farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook (http://facebook.com/OfficialCSX) and follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/CSX).