CSXT Central Florida Transition Plan
Announcement Number: IM2014-104
Categories: Domestic Service Lanes and Schedules,Domestic Terminals,Premium,Streamline Door to Door
Posted Date: March 21, 2014
Dear Intermodal Customer,
Effective April 02, 2014 CSX Transportation (CSXT) will be consolidating all Orlando, FL, service and select Tampa, FL, service to the CSXT-served Central Florida Intermodal Logistics Center (CFILC) at Winter Haven, FL. Details of the transition to the CFILC follow below.
Transition Details for Central Florida Intermodal Logistics Center (CFILC) in Winter Haven
The transition from the CSXT-served facility in Orlando, FL, to the CSXT-served CFILC facility will take place beginning Wednesday, April 2nd.
The CFILC gate will open at 0300 on Wednesday, April 2nd. After that time, all Orlando train traffic will migrate exclusively to the CFILC.
Freight originating from Orlando must have a billing date and be in-gated at the Orlando terminal by 1700 on April 1, at which time the facility will close to all in-gate activity. For inbound freight, customers should update their billing location to CFILC for arrivals on or after April 2nd.
All pick-ups from the Orlando facility must be complete by April 7th at 1900, and empty rail asset equipment should be returned to the CFILC (after April 1st). On April 7th, the Orlando facility will close to all gate activity; any remaining loads that have been notified and not picked up will be relocated to CFILC by CSXT for a fee. There will be no migration fee for any equipment picked up at Orlando and returned to CFILC.
Reminder: CFILC Domestic Service Offerings
All Orlando domestic service will transition to CFILC, with schedules, days of service, gate cut-off, and availability remaining the same for all published schedules.
Detailed schedule information and pricing will be available in ShipCSX on March 24th, prior to service commencement on April 2nd. Please contact your CSXT Intermodal Sales or Pricing representative with any questions.
Domestic Tampa Service Changes and Timing
In concert with the introduction of service at the CFILC, Tampa, FL, service lanes are being optimized for service performance, efficiency and market reach.
Tampa Domestic Service Consolidation to the CFILC
In order to provide more reliable, efficient service to the Central Florida market, the following Tampa service points will transition to CFILC on April 2nd:
- Laredo, TX
- Lathrop, CA
- Los Angeles, CA
- Rio Valley, TX
- San Antonio, TX (SAIT, TX)
Freight originating at Tampa traveling to the above destinations must have a billing date and be in-gated on or before April 1st. Thereafter, all originations for these service lanes should be in-gated to the CFILC facility.
For inbound Tampa freight in the above lanes, customers should update their billing location to CFILC for arrivals on or after April 2nd.
Transcon traffic currently traveling to/from Tampa via the Chicago gateway will continue to be offered at the CSXT-served facility at Tampa.
Detailed schedule information and pricing will be available in ShipCSX on March 24th.
For additional information, please contact your CSX representative or, your Union Pacific Business Manager.
Intermodal Business Team
If you have any questions please contact your Union Pacific representative.