Team Owner-Operators

Reasons to be a Team owner-operator at Schneider:

Lease Options

Schneider has one of the largest team fleets and team freight bases in the industry. You’ll haul 95% no-touch freight for America’s Fortune 500 companies, racking up miles and money as you travel the country.

Percentage Lease

The percentage lease option provide a variety of freight giving you the flexibility to choose loads that fit your business needs.

“As far as enjoyment of the job, [owner-operator] is the way to go, especially the Percentage Lease program. I was thinking of just running a couple more years, retiring and saying that’s it, but now since we can go where we want to go and do what we want to do, they just extended how long we plan to drive.”

Mileage Lease

The Mileage lease option means we’ll handle your load assignments and optimize your utilization, making sure to maximize your revenue potential.

Better Miles

Get ready to run. With access to Schneider’s broad freight base, you can expect to be moving year-round.

Percentage Lease

Owner-operators on the percentage lease control their own destiny, planning your own tours and maximizing your profits.

Mileage Lease

Team owner-operators on the mileage lease can average 5,000-6,000 miles per week.

Bigger Money

Schneider owner-operator teams earn $220,000-$235,000 in annual revenue. As business owners, you decided how to earn that revenue, and as a team, you decide how you divide up the responsibilities. At Schneider, we’ll do our part to make sure you and your partner bring home bigger settlements through our exceptional lease compensation packages

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Percentage Lease

As an owner-operator team on the Percentage lease, you and your partner control your revenue because you choose your freight, manage your loads and decide where you want to run.

  • 65% of line-haul revenue
  • 100% fuel surcharge
  • 100% accessorial

Mileage lease

92 cent fuel surcharge

As as owner-operator team on the Mileage lease, you'll enjoy the following revenue:

Mileage Rate $0.92 loaded ($0.90 empty)
Fuel Surcharge    $0.255**Formulated from DOE
Total Mileage $1.325 loaded ($1.320 empty)

Owner-operator teams may also qualify for revenue through quarterly performance bonuses, regional premiums, short-haul premiums, hand loads/unloads, stop-offs, tolls, detention and more. Schneider also helps owner-operator teams save on costs through discounts on maintenance, tires and fuel.

Purchase Power

Take advantage of Schneider’s buying power and boost your business’ bottom line. Through the Purchase Power Program, you’ll save thousands of dollars each year on fuel, tires, maintenance, insurance and more. We also provide free American Truck Business Services (ATBS) to you during the first six months of your lease.

Team Sponsorship

We think owner-operators make great driver trainers. If you have a potential team partner interested in driving with you, but he or she lacks driving experience, take advantage of Schneider’s Owner-Operator Team Sponsorship Program. You can train your team partner once you have leased with Schneider for at least 90 days and have successfully completed the Training Engineer course. To qualify, your team partner must hold a valid CDL and must have graduated from truck driving school within the last three months.

No truck? No problem!

Schneider Finance offers low or no money down programs to help you purchase or upgrade your rig We make it our business to see your business succeed.

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