Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

CSXT Continues Marketing Reach in Europe

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

CSXT Continues Marketing Reach in Europe

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Byline: Christopher Calnan, Times-Union business writer

Jacksonville's CSX Transportation and Naviera del Odiel S.A., a family-owned logistics company, announced they've agreed to jointly market CSXT services to shippers in Spain and Portugal.

Naviera del Odiel will represent CSXT and actively promote CSXT's services in North America to shippers, forwarders and logistics managers in Spain and Portugal, CSXT said in a news release.

The agreement supports CSXT's increased focus on international commerce and the company's strategy of increasing its commercial presence in Europe. CSXT also has a partnership with Walter Vollemaere, principal of WV Consulting based in Belgium.

Naviera del Odiel S.A., headquartered in Madrid, provides a range of transportation and logistics services. Naviera del Odiel also has business interests in China, Mexico and Italy.

CSXT provides rail-based transportation and distribution services over a 23,000 route-mile network in 23 States, the District of Columbia and two Canadian provinces.

FREE PHONES

The Jacksonville Port Authority is donating 70 used cell phones to a national program that distributes the refurbished devices to domestic violence victims.

The program, named Call to Protect, pre-programs cell phones to dial 911 and one or two non-emergency numbers such as a domestic violence shelter, the Port Authority said in a news release.

Free emergency airtime is donated by members of the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association. Domestic violence organizations and police departments distribute the phones for free to potential victims nationwide, including Jacksonville.

Any business or individual may donate used cell phones to Call to Protect. Drop-off locations are at the Ann Teague Bonding Agency Inc., 112 E. Forsyth St. …

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