CSX Corporation is one of the leading companies that provides rail-based transportation services in the United States. Its transportation network connects customers to ports, production and distribution centers and markets throughout the eastern United States. Operational for more than 180 years, it works with a team of over 30,000 staff members. The company operates CSX Transportation, which provides a crucial link to the transportation supply chain through its more than 21,000 route mile rail network. The company serves over 70 ocean, river and lake ports. CSX Corporation also manages Total Distribution Services which serves the automotive industry. In addition, the parent company operates CSX Technology and Transflo Terminal Services.