Schneider Purchase Power Program, business advantages


“The feeling that you own and run a business, plus the money you’re making, that’s what makes it the best.”

Noel BegneSchneider owner-operator
Schneider Purchase Power - business advantages

The tools to take your business to the next level.

A lot goes into running a successful trucking business. Access to freight and a reliable truck are critical, but Schneider’s resources don’t stop there. When you lease on as an owner-operator or fleet owner with Schneider, you gain access to a huge array of other cost-saving business tools.

Save big on your business

  • Paid orientation

    All Schneider owner-operators go through paid orientation before hitting the road. Van Truckload orientation is four days. Tanker orientation is 12 days. Schneider will arrange and pay for your lodging.

  • Settlements

    Receive prompt weekly settlements to keep your business running smoothly.

  • Business support

    Participate in ongoing business facilitation events to further develop your professional skills, and enjoy 24/7 support from Schneider’s Operations, Customer Service and Maintenance departments.

    Fleet owners enjoy no-cost administrative support, including driver background checks, drug screens and physicals for your employees.

  • Technology

    Schneider will set you and/or your fleet up with the latest mobile communications platform. We’ll cover the equipment installation ($3,500 value each) and monthly fees ($25 per month value each). Increase your business’s productivity with the following features:

    • Electronic logs
    • GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
    • Text-to-voice messaging
    • Wireless Internet
    • Personal email access

    Schneider provides you free use of TRANSFLO paperwork scanning. With TRANSFLO, you get paid faster because there are no mailing delays.

  • Base plates

    Enjoy a discount on your base plates and permits ($33 per week), with a $50 per year administration fee. You can use your own plates if apportioned for all 48 contiguous states.

  • Safety footwear

    Purchase safety footwear at Schneider's cost — a significant savings from retail prices. This includes work footwear as well as ice cleats.

  • Schneider facility locations

    Most facilities are fully equipped with:

    • Free private showers and towels
    • Free laundry facilities
    • Workout rooms
    • Lounges with TVs
    • Low-cost cafeterias
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Low-cost fuel and maintenance
    • Ample parking
  • Insurance

    It doesn’t matter how much you save on your truck and your business if the worst happens and you’re not prepared. Fortunately, Schneider’s name can help you save money through third-party vendors on all of the important safety nets for your business. You don’t have to cut corners to cut costs on insurance. Third-parties offer business owners affiliated with Schneider the option to purchase competitively priced insurance coverage plans for medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, critical illness, accident, home, auto and other insurance.