Running the Most Energy Efficient Fleet in the Industry.
Schneider’s approach to maintaining the most energy-efficient fleet is based on a long-term commitment to testing new technologies and implementing operating policies to conserve fuel.
In 1991, Schneider added intermodal service to provide shippers with additional cost-effective, reliable service options. Intermodal transportation is, on average, two times more energy-efficient than over-the-road transport.
Schneider has grown its Intermodal service offering significantly and uses two of the most energy-efficient railroads – CSX and BNSF – as its primary rail providers. Both the CSX and the BNSF joined Schneider National as charter members of the EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership program and have invested billions of dollars on low-emission, more fuel-efficient locomotives. Since 1980, the railroad industry has improved locomotive fuel efficiency by over 80 percent.
As an asset-based intermodal provider, utilizing company-employed drivers and company-owned equipment, Schneider ensures maximum fuel efficiency for the over-the-road component of all intermodal shipments.