CSX plays key role in delivery of imported corn shipments

07/9/2013 | ProgressiveRailroading.com

CSX will provide rail service for more than 42,000 metric tons of imported corn that arrived in Port Manatee in Palmetto, Fla., and needs to be moved to Georgia and North Carolina, according to port officials. "These corn shipments represent the flexibility our stevedores have in handling special commodities that are not handled at the port on a regular basis," said Carlos Buqueras, the port's executive director. "We are continuing to pursue special commodities on a global scale that will stimulate local hiring and generate economic growth in our region."

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