Freight rail provides the backbone for Economic Development. Many companies including manufacturers, plastics producers, steel processing facilities, distribution centers and food processors continue to make significant investment in their facilities that rely on rail to move raw materials and finished goods in order to stay competitive. Coined the “blue-collar renaissance”, these rail served companies bring high paying jobs to communities in our new economy. Rail supported industry jobs on average pay 13% more in hourly compensation and their impact within communities cascades as nearly eight jobs are created for every one railroad job.
By providing access to the freight rail network, OmniTRAX enables shippers and receivers using rail to create and maintain higher paying, more resilient jobs which Grow American Communities.
Benefits of Rail-Higher Paying Jobs