Company Profile: CSX Where Safety is Our Motto
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A company about safety
CSX safety motto: Our system of rules is the sum of all the knowledge gained by railroads over many decades. It is the sum of our practical knowledge. CSX’s Vision, purpose, and core values: At CSX, our vision, purpose, and core values are the foundation for everything we do. This allows us to focus on what is important. Disciplined execution distinguishes great companies. This core ideology—our vision, purpose, and values—is the heart and soul of CSX. The Railroad can be an unforgiving place. Because of this, CSX sees leader does not necessarily mean just senior leaders and managers but everyone who influences safety, the informal as well as the formal leaders.
CSX and Environmental Leadership
- Fuel-Efficiency - CSX
Moving freight by rail is 3 times more fuel efficient than moving freight on the highway. Trains can move a ton of freight nearly 500 miles on a single gallon of fuel. Efficient use of fuel means fewer greenhouse gas emissions for our planet. Fuel ef
- Environmental Leadership - CSX
Of all freight transportation options, rail is the most environmentally friendly way to move goods over land. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that for every ton-mile, a typical truck emits roughly 3 times more nitrogen oxide and particu
The Future of Intermodal
Fifty percent of workforce is going to retire in the next ten years. Because of this, the management trainee program was established to bring in to bring a continuous flow of talented leaders into the company. The program is targeted towards recent college graduates; in fact one of the requirements is a four year degree with a preference for logistics. The program builds the management trainees into strong leaders with an emphasis on railroad management and railroad safety. They are then moved into various departments inside the corporation in coordination with their skills and interests.
CSX has worked towards reducing the amount of fuel it takes to maintain operations. This green movement is very attractive to younger employees. Currently it can move a ton of freight 468 miles on a single gallon of fuel. It also touts the fact that using rail operations, one intermodal train takes 280 trucks off the highway. This frees up the space on the interstates for private citizens use and lowers the wear and tear on the roadways.