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Shipper Position Paper

Transportation regulatory update

A barrage of regulations continues to bear down on the transportation industry.
Shipper Position Paper

Ensure compliance with tanker endorsement requirements to minimize supply chain disruptions

Effective in all states as of July 8, 2015, shippers moving contained liquids in dry van trailers and intermodal containers must comply with tanker endorsement regulations.
Carrier Position Paper

Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

Schneider believes a drug and alcohol clearinghouse would help employers identify CDL holders with drug and alcohol issues and make an effort to keep the nation’s roads and drivers safer.
Shipper Position Paper

Spring ride vs. air ride

Schneider put two suspension options through rigorous tests using its Society of Automotive Engineers testing program. The result: Air ride does not guarantee greater ride quality than spring.
Shipper Position Paper

Optimize the request for proposal process: BidSmart® with Supply Chain Management experts

Remain focused on your business by outsourcing the RFP process.
Truck Size and Weight
Shipper Position Paper

Truck Size and Weight

Federal policy prohibits trucks with loads weighing over 80,000 lbs. on most U.S. highways. Schneider supports a weight increase, provided certain safety conditions.
Port diversification: avoiding the high price of singular port use
Shipper Position Paper

Port diversification: Avoiding the high price of singular port use

Once a product arrives in port, it’s imperative that the ocean containers get off the ship and onto a truck or train for their inland move. Shippers using a one-port strategy have an increased likelihood of that freight being delayed by disturbances.
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Shipper Position Paper

Limited Liability Insurance

After 30 years, it’s time to update the liability insurance minimums.
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Shipper Position Paper

CARB Compliance

2010-2021 California Air Resources Board (CARB) truck/trailer regulation plan