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Freedom to do things your way.

Choose the lease option that will work best for your business: Schneider’s All-In Revenue Choice Lease program or Percent of Revenue Choice Lease program.

About Schneider’s choice lease programs

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    All-In Revenue vs. Percent Revenue

    Choose the program that works best for you

    All-In Revenue program

    With the All-In Revenue Choice Lease program, the freight owner-operators view and select has an all-in rate which means there’s no calculating fuel surcharge or accessorials. It’s a lot like broker boards, but without the headache of working with multiple brokers or the cost of operating under your own authority.

    Percent of Revenue program

    With the Percent of Revenue Choice Lease program, owner-operators select loads with 65% of linehaul revenue. They also receive 100% of the fuel surcharge and 100% of the accessorials for each load.

    Solo Van Truckload revenue

    The top 25% of solo van owner-operators who do business with Schneider average $285,000-$295,000 per year in revenue (depending on lease type), while the owner-operator fleet average is $200,000-$215,000 annually (depending on lease type).

    Team Van Truckload revenue

    Van Truckload owner-operator teams are averaging $315,000-$320,000 annually (depending on lease type), and the top 25% are generating $470,000-$495,000 (depending on lease type).

    Pick the lease program that will best help you reach your business’ revenue goals.
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    Schneider’s Load Board

    Pick the freight you want to haul

    Owner-operators on both the All-In Revenue and Percent of Revenue Choice Lease programs have access to Schneider’s private load board, where 90% of van freight is drop and hook.

    Owner-operators who choose Schneider’s All-In Revenue Choice Lease program have exclusive access to a larger variety of loads, including:

    • Dedicated loads.
    • Spot freight.
    • Surge freight.

    Using the load board is simple: log on with your smartphone, tablet or other device and pick the loads you want to haul. The freight you choose, the schedule you run and how often you get home is all up to you.

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    Do business by yourself or with a teammate

    Do business by yourself or with a teammate

    Whether you want to run your business as a solo or on a team, the decision is yours. Team owner-operators who lease-on with Schneider often have a significantly greater revenue potential.

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    Schneider Purchase Power Program®

    Save on truck and business expenses

    Enjoy the option to take advantage of Schneider’s buying power. Through Schneider’s Purchase Power Program®, you can boost your business’ bottom line by saving up to thousands of dollars each year on things like fuel, tires, maintenance and more.

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    Tractor requirements

    Truck requirements to lease-on with Schneider

    To lease-on with Schneider as a van owner-operator, you must own or lease one or more tractors that are 2011 or newer. 

    Your truck’s engine must meet the EPA10 emissions requirement and pass a DOT inspection. 

    Your truck must have a Schneider-approved sliding fifth wheel that has: 

    • A left-side release. 
    • A 12-inch minimum slider. 
    • A 45-47-inch height from ground to the top of the fifth wheel plate (riser height could vary to achieve the 45-47-inch range height requirement). 
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    Reviews from current owner-operators

    Hear why van owner-operators do business with Schneider

    Hear from van owner-operators about how their business has grown since they started doing business with Schneider.

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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 when they lease-on with Schneider: Truck financing options.