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Schneider holds tractor skills competition

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Schneider National hosted its tenth tractor skills competition at its Green Bay Maintenance Faci...


GREEN BAY, Wis. — Schneider National hosted its tenth tractor skills competition at its Green Bay Maintenance Facility in Wisconsin, Sept. 26 through 27.

The competition began Friday, Sept. 26, and wrapped up Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003. Top Schneider National tractor-trailer mechanics from across the country competed against each other in the areas of engine code resolution, brake component diagnosis and tire analysis. Mechanics were ranked based on adherence to process, identification of problems, safety and proper usage of tools. The three mechanics with the highest scores were named the winners of the event (see page two). Awards were presented at Lambeau Field in Green Bay on Saturday.

Winners of 2003 Tractor Skills Competition:

1st Place Winner 2nd Place Winner 3rd Place Winner
Brian Breedlove Bob Klinger Wes Newton
Houston, Texas, shop facility Harrisburg, Pa., shop facility West Newton, Ark., shop facility

Schneider National has 32 shop facilities nationwide and employs more than 800 mechanics and shop assistants. Each shop held a local competition in July and selected its top mechanic based on results of the competition. More than 35 mechanics came to Green Bay to compete in the national competition.

About Schneider National Inc.:

Schneider National Inc. is a North American provider of premium truckload and intermodal transportation and logistics solutions. The company serves more than two-thirds of the Fortune 500 companies, offering the broadest portfolio of services in the industry. Schneider National’s transportation solutions include: One-Way Van, Dedicated, Expedited, Intermodal, Brokerage, Bulk and Specialized. Schneider Logistics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Schneider National, provides supply chain management technology, managed services, engineering services and freight payment. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Schneider National has a track record of providing expert transportation and logistics solutions.

For more information about Schneider, visit www.schneider.com or call (800) 558-6767.


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