Schneider Reserves Tesla Semi Trucks


Mark Rourke
Transportation and logistics provider sees game-changing potential in new technology

GREEN BAY, Wis. — (December 11, 2017) — Schneider, a premier provider of transportation and logistics services, has announced its commitment to purchase new Tesla Semi trucks. As a long-time industry leader in both sustainability and technology, Schneider has placed reservations and is looking forward to implementing and testing the innovative tractors.

“This new technology resets the bar for sustainability and safety,” said Mark Rourke, executive vice president and COO at Schneider. “We are excited about the potential the electric Semi truck offers for delivering a smaller carbon footprint, dramatically lowering lifecycle operating costs and enhancing the driver experience. The technology will provide a natural extension to our next generation Quest platform.”

With a long list of adopted technology in its ranks, it makes sense that Schneider would invest in technology that positively affects both the in-cab driver experience and the planet. An Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay High Performer and eight-time SmartWay Excellence Award recipient, Schneider has a long history of testing and implementing fuel-efficient and safety technologies. Today, more than 30 fuel-efficient features and safety technologies are in place or in testing to continually improve performance.

Tesla revealed the electric truck at an event on November 16.

To learn more about Schneider’s commitment to running an environmentally friendly fleet, visit Schneider.com/sustainability.

About Schneider

Schneider is a premier provider of transportation and logistics services. Offering one of the broadest portfolios in the industry, Schneider’s solutions include Regional and Long-Haul Truckload, Expedited, Dedicated, Bulk, Intermodal, Final Mile, LTL, Brokerage, Warehousing, Supply Chain Management and Port Logistics.

A $4 billion company (2016 revenue), Schneider has been delivering superior customer experiences and safely getting it done for over 80 years. For more information about Schneider, visit www.schneider.com or follow on Twitter: @WeAreSchneider.