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Current Employee - Company Driver Inter-modal in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Company Driver Inter-modal in Chicago, IL

I have been working at Schneider full-time (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Chicago Intermodal Fleet. People are always willing to help. Pay is decent for a newer drive starting at $0.34 (+0.07 performance pay based on safety metrics). Weekly paychecks will be about 700-1000 for regional drivers who are just starting.

Cons

Parking lot and Operating Center gravel lots are like land mine craters...drive slow. Much older trucks in this fleet...dented and banged up from years 2006- present of use and intermodal close quarters incidents. Newer truck coming in by end of summer 2013- they look like they do not have in-cab a/c which would mean that the truck will need to be idled in the summertime if a/c is needed while you sleep which can count against performance metrics.
COMMUNICATE TROUGH THE QUALLCOMM MESSAGE FEATURE. It helps you as the driver have proof of what you are doing or need in writing. If calling into your leader first send a msg on th QUALLCOMM and follow up by phone (avg hold time is 15min)

Advice to Management

Stop laughing and talking to each other while I stand in the office with my cell phone on hold in your call que trying to see why it takes so long before someone answers the phone. I have done this each time I've come into the office to scan paperwork.

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  1. Cool

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Schneider full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    In-cab a/c,nice people,good pay if youre just starting out as driver!

    Cons

    Old trucks,dispatch puts you on hold 15 minutes or more


  2. good training, but not the best

    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Schneider (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    good training and alot of good people

    Cons

    gigantic company, some dispatchers with an attitude

    Advice to Management

    be more personal despite of big size


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