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Schneider Reviews

Updated 25 November 2014
Updated 25 November 2014
233 Reviews
3.0
233 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good benefits with opportunity to move to different postions (in 14 reviews)

  • They give plenty of time off and a good work - life balance (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • big and some times you can be lost in the mass of people, as you move up work/life balance takes a hit (in 11 reviews)

  • The vast majority of opportunities lead to Green Bay (in 8 reviews)

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  1.  

    I have enjoyed working at Schneider.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Company Driver in Ridgefield, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Company Driver in Ridgefield, WA (US)

    I have been working at Schneider full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    It is a driver friendly company.

    Cons

    Not enough freight and accounts.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Expand your lines of business. Look for creative ways to increase driver pay.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good culture and work environment, hard to advance

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Driver Business Leader in Indianapolis, IN (US)
    Former Employee - Driver Business Leader in Indianapolis, IN (US)

    I worked at Schneider full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great work environment in the office, people help each other out, function as a team, are not selfish. Management lets people run their own operations and does not micro-manage or meddle where they don't need to. People want to get things done and solve any problems that come up to help drivers or customers

    Cons

    I don't think that upper management sought out advice from lower level employees that could have made a positive impact on the way the company operated. It was not that they totally discounted what lower level employees did, but I did not see an atmosphere of continuous improvement. It was somewhat stagnant. Also in Indy there weren't many opportunities to advance.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Decent company for a newbie

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I worked at Schneider full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Recent grad, decent benefits, OTR experience, atlanta crew was very good.

    Cons

    I was on a jcpenny dedicated account when I was asked to start my sleeper birth time while I was at a shipper to do a run dispatch wanted me to do that was a eight hour run. I said no.If u speak up there is a problem. No paid days off sick holidays personal but want to micro manage you. Detention slavery wages sit four hours for 20$. All dispatch should be on one accord. I recently resigned. Since I've been on this jcpenny account my check has been incorrect. One week I didn't even get paid. That's when it's time to go.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better leadership practice what u preach as far as safety. Pay needs to be better.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Schneider

    Pros

    This is a good company and enjoyed working for them.

    Cons

    This is a good company and enjoyed working for them

  6.  

    good place to work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - DEDICATED ROUTE DRIVER in Coppell, TX (US)
    Former Employee - DEDICATED ROUTE DRIVER in Coppell, TX (US)

    I worked at Schneider full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    you know what your doing every week

    Cons

    truck is loaded poorly by loaders

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    your doing a great job, keep it up

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Local Intermodal Truck Driver

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Local Inter-modal Truck Driver in Chambersburg, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Local Inter-modal Truck Driver in Chambersburg, PA (US)

    I have been working at Schneider full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great pay. I average $1,200 - $1,600 gross per 5 day week. My local management is awesome. The hours aren't bad. You have the freedom to move around to a different shift if there is a spot open.

    Cons

    Support shift can sometimes take 30 minutes to answer on nights and weekends. Some local drivers slip-seat. New trucks are terrible in wet conditions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work in the Intermodal division. Turn off the new 4 minute engine timer, the truck has shut off on me 3 times in traffic so far.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Local Intermodal Truck Driver

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Inter-modal Local Truck Driver in Kearny, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Inter-modal Local Truck Driver in Kearny, NJ (US)

    I have been working at Schneider full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good Pay, good Equipment, Lots Of loads. $50.5 Load Pay + 0,42c a Mile for experinced drivers. You can average $300/day and work 6 days of you choose to do so and have hours to run. Supposedly 75% drop and hook, but depending on your start time, that can go down to %50.

    Cons

    Management and support shift. Bad dispatch. Appointment times not honored because dispatchers plan your day bad sometimes. Local dispatch can mess your day up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Dispatch according to day, traffic patterns, Rush hours, and give us reasonable time to get to hour appointmens. Specially if requires live loads and unloads.

    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Decent place that could use a bit more re-organization

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Schneider full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Company to work for with a decent salary and good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Sometimes there are many unknowns in projects, but it does not have to be that way (at least not all the time). Most of the work is outsourced to other divisions as each division "owns" a piece of key technology.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It could be a better experience for everyone if the management heeded the advice from Senior Engineers in technical matters instead of taking a pick and then pushing it on them.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Schneider National Review - Finance Intern

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Finance Intern in Green Bay, WI (US)
    Former Employee - Finance Intern in Green Bay, WI (US)

    I worked at Schneider as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Company sticks to its core values. Employees are very helpful to those who are just starting out. Given the ability to speak with employees in other departments to get a better understanding of different aspects of the business

    Cons

    Job can be rather boring as the same thing is done day after day. No plan is established to moving from an intern to a full time employee when schooling is complete.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Further develop your internship program. Currently it is just cheap labor for doing repetitive jobs.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    I enjoyed the pay and the residents of Green Bay...hated the weather in the winter time...company is very solid and prof

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Account Executive in Green Bay, WI (US)
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Account Executive in Green Bay, WI (US)

    I worked at Schneider full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    great pay and benefits....management was very hands off and non-intrusive

    Cons

    living in Green Bay...winters are harsh and bitter

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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