Schneider National Named 2008 Truckload Carrier of the Year by Whirlpool Corporation

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Sept. 10, 2009 – Schneider National, Inc., a premier provider of transportation, logistics and intermodal services, has received the 2008 Truckload Carrier of the Year award from Whirlpool Corporation. Schneider earned this award for its on-time delivery and creative solutions.

Whirlpool Corporation measures its transportation providers’ performance monthly on a range of criteria including on-time delivery, invoicing, claims incidence, financial stability and problem resolution. Schneider National currently provides transportation and logistics services to Whirlpool in several areas, including truckload, intermodal and third-party logistics.

“We hold our carriers to high performance standards and Schneider National excels in every one,” said Kevin O’Meara, director of supply chain for Whirlpool. “The entire Schneider team works tirelessly to help us achieve our cost efficiency and business objectives. Their on-time delivery, creative solutions to difficult challenges and ability to do the hard stuff, especially when it comes to constantly changing capacity needs, are second to none. We congratulate them on this honor and look forward to continuing to work with them.”

“We’re honored to be recognized and to know our team’s efforts have contributed to Whirlpool Corporation’s business success,” said Mark Rourke, president, transportation services, Schneider National. “Our goal is to be their first call for all their transportation needs and our team will continue to go above and beyond each and every day to make that happen.”

Whirlpool launched its carrier award program in 2005 to recognize transportation providers for outstanding service in the categories of LTL, Truckload, Intermodal, Small Pack and Regional transportation.

About Schneider National, Inc.
Schneider National, Inc. is a premier provider of transportation and logistics services, enhancing the standard of living worldwide. The nation’s largest truckload carrier, Schneider serves more than two-thirds of the FORTUNE 500 companies and offers the broadest portfolio of services to small, medium and global shippers worldwide. The company’s transportation and logistics solutions include van/truckload, dedicated, expedited, bulk, regional, intermodal, transportation management, freight brokerage, air/ocean freight forwarding, customs house brokerage, transloading and distribution, supply chain management and supply chain consulting services.

Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Schneider National has provided expert transportation and logistics solutions for more than 70 years. A $3.7 billion company, Schneider National employs 21,400 transportation and logistics experts worldwide, including operations in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit schneider.com.

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