Date Posted:  2014-09-25

Schneider - Regional Intermodal Owner-Operator Truck Driver

This Regional Intermodal Owner-Operator position features an earning potential of up to $150,000 per year. Truck drivers haul no-touch, mostly drop-and-hook freight between Illinois and Indiana. Daily home time, familiar routes, and a flexible schedule are a few of the features of this intermodal position. You can even slip-seat your truck to increase your return on capital! We have a growing freight base that will set your business up for success.


Eligible CDL Driver Applicants

Current Owner-Operators


  • Experienced truck drivers looking to purchase a truck

    Small fleets who are interested in running under Schneider's authority
  • Owner-operators interested in slip-seating a truck

Owner-Operator Compensation, Cost Savings and Account Features

Owner-Operators are eligible for:


  • Up to  $150,000 per year*
  • $3,000 lease-on incentive
  • Reliable weekly settlements
  • 90% drop-and-hook freight
  • Paid orientation
  • Purchase Power Program - Leverage Schneider’s buying power to save thousands in business costs such as fuel, tires, insurance and maintenance.  
  • Paid miles based on PC Miler
  • Most loads are drop-and-hook freight
  • Home daily
  • Free, secured truck parking at Schneider facilities in Gary, IN, Elwood, IL and Chicago, IL 
  • On-site dispatch
  • Run under your own plates or save money by running Schneider's plates and permits 
  • Great rates for bobtail, occupational accident and physical damage insurance


*Based on experience and location


Owner-Operator Qualifications


  • Valid Class A CDL
  • Minimum 6 months of recent Class A driving experience
  • Live within 50 miles of Elwood, IL or Gary, IN 

    Truck with a model year of 1996 or newer 

More Reasons Owner-Operators Choose Schneider Intermodal:


Be Your Own Boss

You didn’t become an owner-operator to work like a company driver. You became an owner-operator to run your own business. At Schneider, we give you all the tools to succeed, and you put them to use.



We’ve added thousands of new containers, including 100% coverage of container-tracking technology. Plus, we purchased a brand new chassis fleet. Our Intermodal owner-operators will haul the best of the best.



Join one of the top trucking companies in Illinois. 


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