CSXT- Anniversary Report

From CSX update: Takeaways from the March 1 investor conference — analysis by Tony Hatch, Progressive Railroading Dennis Wilmot, President & CEO               It has been a year since Hunter Harrison was named CEO of CSX promising an overhaul, improved service, and a "reformation" of rail operations. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T10:31:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|logistics, Transportation|0 Comments

Tevye’s Favorite Word

Dennis Wilmot, President & CEO Tradition! This popular song in Fiddler On The Roof begins with central character Tevye crying out “Tradition!” six times. He sings this in answer to a simple question he asks, “How do we keep our balance?” In addition to keeping our balance traditions also help to provide stability, [...]

By | 2016-11-15T14:25:46+00:00 November 15th, 2016|logistics, railcars, Transportation|0 Comments

What Is Next?

Joe Chrien, Vice President Sales & Marketing   The election is over and President-elect, Donald Trump, will be sworn in just after noon on January 20th, 2017.  Many people are still having trouble understanding how our elections work, especially when an election is decided and the winner doesn’t have the popular vote, but [...]

By | 2016-11-15T14:04:12+00:00 November 15th, 2016|FYI, logistics, railcars, Transportation|0 Comments

Light At The End Of The Tunnel?

Dennis Wilmot, President & CEO   When will rail carload volumes finally start to show a comparative increase instead of weekly and monthly drops? Will this trend turn around soon? These were the initial questions I posed in last month’s column entitled, “Where’s The Freight?”, which also was the theme for the Northeast [...]

By | 2016-10-24T09:09:51+00:00 October 17th, 2016|logistics|0 Comments