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Schneider Creates More Connected Fleet With Tablet-Based Telematics Schneider Creates More Connected Fleet With Tablet-Based Telematics

Schneider Creates More Connected Fleet With Tablet-Based Telematics

Schneider Creates More Connected Fleet With Tablet-Based Telematics

INDUSTRY
SOLUTIONS
Telematics and Driver Engagement
TECHNOLOGY

Galaxy Tablets

Knox Configure

Platform Science

Schneider is a premier provider of truckload, intermodal and logistics services in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and China. 

Founded in 1935, Schneider is one of the largest trucking companies in the U.S., with 15,650 associates worldwide and nearly $5 billion in annual operating revenue.

 

 

The Schneider fleet includes 35,100 company-owned trailers and 23,100 intermodal containers, while another 3,300 owner-operators drive their own trucks and lease their freight hauling services to Schneider.

The company also maintains relationships with 34,000 qualified third-party carriers. Schneider offers regional and long-haul deliveries, truckload services, supply chain management, port logistics, bulk, dedicated and cross-border services.

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The Challenge:
Keeping drivers connected while on the road with innovative and reliable technology

Schneider, a premier provider of truckload, intermodal and logistics services, was using proprietary hardware and a single-vendor software solution to collect data from its trucks and manage driver assignments. When the once-state-of-the-art technology became outdated, the company needed to replace it, but also wanted to limit its dependence on single vendors. Schneider needed a provider that could integrate its proprietary software with relevant third-party applications for connected fleets. To maintain its position as a technology leader and enhance its drivers’ experience, Schneider’s ideal provider had to support an agile workflow.

 

With over 12,000 trucks and owner-operators pulling Schneider loads, the company’s connected fleets put millions of miles on the road every day. Orchestrating operations at this scale requires serious planning, coordination and real-time communication — for which Schneider has long implemented cutting-edge technology.

 

In 1975, Schneider installed a computerized control system that made its fl