Newly Designed Facility with Driver Conveniences in Mind, Celebration Includes Driver Open House and Hiring Event on March 5
GREEN BAY, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Schneider (NYSE: SNDR), a premier provider of trucking, intermodal and logistics services, will celebrate the grand opening of its new operating center in the Dallas area on March 5 with a special open house and hiring event. The company’s new facility is designed to enhance the driver experience, including in-demand amenities, industry-leading maintenance capabilities and plenty of room to grow.
The new facility is located in the heart of the Interstates 45 and 20 corridors at 1211 E. Pleasant Run Road in Wilmer, Texas. Professional drivers are invited to attend an open house and hiring event on March 5 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Drivers can explore the facilities and talk with Schneider representatives about career opportunities. On-the-spot job interviews are also available.
“It’s an honor to provide opportunities that elevate our drivers’ experiences by supporting their safety, comfort and performance with this new operating center,” said Dave Geyer, Schneider’s executive vice president and group president of transportation and logistics. “We can’t wait to finally showcase these opportunities to our current and prospective associates at our grand opening event.”
Schneider’s new Dallas facility will be home to a spacious 14,000-square-foot driver services building featuring:
- Expanded tractor (304 stalls) and trailer (340 stalls) parking
- An all-encompassing driver business center
- Driver video and quiet lounge with power charging stations
- Exercise equipment and workout space
- Free laundry and shower services
- Full-service café with seating options for powering personal and business-related hand-held devices
- Wi-Fi enabled yard
- Company retail store
- Onsite training simulators
The new site also includes a 47,000-square-foot maintenance building, which supports professional services that ensure drivers can quickly – and safely – get back on the road. The maintenance building includes:
- 10 tractor bays
- Five trailer bays
- Three express bays
- Two preventative maintenance pits
- A 6,700-square-foot room for tractor and trailer parts
More than 500 drivers within Schneider’s Regional, Over the Road and Dedicated service offerings will be led from the Dallas operating center.
“Our new home base has all of the tools we need to be successful and to fully recharge,” said Kellylynn McLaughlin, a Schneider driver and driver trainer based out of the Dallas facility. “This new operating center is just another way that Schneider shows they understand the value we bring as drivers by continually improving the driver experience.”
For more information about joining the ranks of professionals at Schneider’s Dallas location, or any of the company’s nearly 200 locations, visit SchneiderJobs.com.
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, Brokerage, Warehousing, Supply Chain Management and Port Logistics.
With nearly $5 billion in annual revenue, Schneider has been safely delivering superior customer experiences for over 80 years.
For more information about Schneider, visit Schneider.com or follow the company socially on LinkedIn and Twitter: @WeAreSchneider.