Thank you for helping to make “Slice of Orange” one of the most read trucking industry and career blogs on the web — with nearly half a million readers in 2018!
After publishing about two posts per week, written by 35 different authors, with the goal of answering your questions and giving you behind-the-scenes access, we’ve curated our most-read blog posts of the year — in each of our five categories:
Schneider is proud to offer a driver per diem pay program, but with tax reform taking effect, drivers had questions, so we provided answers. It’s ultimately your choice, and we recommend consulting a tax professional. We’ll keep addressing timely issues affecting drivers.
We rolled out a new driver-friendly truck spec packed with new and improved features — as requested by drivers. We described the different Team and Solo truck specs, showcased the exterior and interior, and answered frequently asked questions from drivers.
You need a job to make money, but it seems like you need money to get a job. It can be a tough dilemma for drivers starting out, but you have options. This post described the cost variables and driving school payment options..
The Electronic Logging Device Rule went into effect late 2017, with the ripple effects felt throughout 2018. Schneider has used e-logs since 2010, and our regulatory experts tackled top driver questions on the often-confusing topic.
Driver pay is always a hot topic, so certainly when we announced a second round of pay increases in 2018, drivers took notice. This post of course outlined the mileage rate increases, but also the earning potential available beyond mileage pay.
Our Dallas, Texas, shop is one of our largest, and its mix of long-tenured mechanics and new associates creates a dynamic shop culture. Learn what it’s like on the shop floor from 12 associates who work there.
It’s important to know what to expect when you start a new job, and it’s one of the most frequent conversations our recruiters have. Here’s a week-by-week breakdown of your first month and a closer look at the rest of your mentorship and training.
Schneider’s Driver Recruiting team continues to grow as the need for drivers continues to grow, and this first-hand account of the impact and career progression has inspired others on to a similar career journey.
We launched two new videos that showcased why you should consider a career in transportation and logistics generally and Schneider specifically, including a close look at our work environment, benefits package and community involvement, as described by Schneider associates.
Schneider has a culture of career progression and growth, and our training and development programs help our warehouse associates advance quickly. Here are several examples, and how you can get started with your success story.
One of the ways we support career development is to invest in people before they even begin their warehouse careers. Our partnership with the Georgia Tech LEAP program is one example, helping more than 100 people get the education and career jump-start they need.
Air Force veteran David Buck took over the keys of our latest Ride of Pride military tribute truck, and he guided “The American” to another prize-winning performance in a truck competition. Meet David, and check out the truck.
A 600-pound replica truck welcomes people to our Corporate Business Center in Green Bay, Wis., and it’s a visual reminder to associates and visitors alike that drivers are ultimately the lifeblood of the company.
Thanks again for reading, and Happy New Year! What was your favorite Schneider blog post of 2018? What would you like to see us feature more in 2019? Comment below.