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Mode Transportation Announces CSX as Rail Carrier of the Year

DALLAS, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —

Mode Transportation, formerly Exel Transportation Services, a leading provider of truckload, less-than-truckload, and intermodal services, is pleased to announce that it has selected CSX Intermodal as its 2010 Rail Carrier of the Year. This is the first year that CSX Intermodal has been selected for this award, based on input from Mode Transportation’s Independent Business Owners and executive management team.


“In what was a dynamic year for the Intermodal industry, CSX Intermodal rose to the occasion to deliver unparalleled value,” said Todd Thompson, Senior Vice President of Mode Transportation. “CSX Intermodal team’s sales approach was instrumental in providing workable, creative solutions to our diverse customer base throughout the year.”

CSX Corporation is one of the nation’s leading transportation suppliers. The company’s rail and intermodal businesses provide rail-based transportation services including traditional rail service and the transport of intermodal containers and trailers. Overall, the CSX Transportation network encompasses about 21,000 route miles of track in 23 states, the District of Columbia and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

ABOUT MODE TRANSPORTATION: Mode Transportation, formerly Exel Transportation Services (ETS) is an asset-light based third-party logistics company focused on delivering truck brokerage and intermodal services. Mode Transportation operates across the United States through company managed operations and a highly qualified network of independent business owners. Mode is headquartered in Dallas and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hub Group. For more information, visit

ABOUT HUB GROUP: Hub Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HUBG) is a leading asset-light freight transportation management company providing comprehensive intermodal, truck brokerage, and logistics services. The Company operates through a network of offices throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit

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