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 and production and distribution centers throughout the eastern U.S. Operational for more than 180 years, CSX Corporation works with a team of over 30,000 staff members. The public company operates CSX Transportation, which serves as a link to transportation supply chain through its nearly 21,000 mile route rail network. The company serves approximately 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.