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Earn more revenue. Stay close to home.

Enjoy frequent and predictable home time while hauling containers that are mostly drop-and-hook and choosing from a variety of load options.

About Schneider’s port owner-operator contracting jobs

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    Consistent miles and lanes

    Pick the freight you want to haul

    Choose from a wide variety of loads and lane options – all offer consistent revenue and home time that can be flexible with your schedule.

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    Frequent home time

    Get home daily or multiple times per week

    Whether you choose local or regional loads, you’ll have the opportunity to be home often – either daily or multiple times per week.

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    Predictable revenue

    Consistent loads = predictable revenue

    Say goodbye to uncertainty and hello to revenue your business can depend on. Owner-operators at Schneider know when and where they’ll be hauling freight, which provides peace of mind that they’ll earn the revenue their business needs.

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    Steady freight

    Load options specifically for owner-operators

    Doing business with Schneider means hauling loads that are primarily drop-and-hook. Plus, spend less time searching for freight and more time hauling it.

    Schneider makes getting loads simple for drayage owner-operators.

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    More revenue for your business

    Increase your revenue

    The current annual revenue potential for drayage owner-operators who do business with Schneider is $155,000-$250,000, while getting home daily or throughout the week.

    Revenue is paid out in reliable weekly settlements.

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    Resources to keep your business moving

    Spend less time sitting and more time driving

    Drayage owner-operators who haul freight in regions with ports notice the difference of Schneider’s company-owned chassis. Not having to rely on the shared chassis pool allows drayage owner-operators to get in and out of the ports quicker and with less hassle.

    And when something doesn’t go as planned, Schneider has local help available 24/7 so you can get the assistance you need.

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    Operate your preferred truck

    Bring a truck, buy a truck – the choice is yours

    Do business with Schneider and bring your truck with you. The only requirements are that your tractor(s) must be 2000 (2010 in California) or newer and pass DOT inspection.

    Still need a truck? Check out what Schneider has to offer in its used equipment inventory: Shop Schneider Used Trucks’ inventory.

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    Truck leasing options


    From leasing a new or gently used truck from SFI Trucks and Financing to purchasing a used truck from Schneider Used Trucks, owner-operators without a truck have options at Schneider: Truck financing options.