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Jacksonville-based CSX Buys Tampa-Based Quality Carriers

The CSX headquarters building on the Northbank in Downtown Jacksonville is pictured.
Bill Bortzfield
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WJCT News
The CSX headquarters building on the Northbank in Downtown Jacksonville is pictured.

Jacksonville-based CSX announced Wednesday it’s buying a trucking company that specializes in hauling liquid chemicals.

Railroad executives said buying Quality Carriers will enable CSX to offer chemical makers a combination of rail and trucking services.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

According to CSX, Tampa-based Quality Carriers employs around 2,500 drivers and has a network of more than 100 terminals in Mexico, Canada and the U.S.

Contact reporter Cyd Hoskinson at choskinson@wjct.org, 904-358-6351 and on Twitter at @cydwjctnews.