Run On Less — Electric DEPOT

Participant Profiles

Schneider South El Monte, California

Schneider National Inc. is a premier multimodal provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services. Offering one of the broadest portfolios in the industry, Schneider’s solutions include regional haul, long-haul, truckload, expedited, dedicated, bulk, intermodal, brokerage, warehousing, supply chain management, port logistics and logistics counseling. The company has more than $6.6 billion in annual revenue and has been in operation for more than 85 years.

Schneider is transitioning the heavy-duty tractors at its South El Monte, CA site to battery electric vehicles. When the transition is complete, all 92 trucks at the site will be electric and will operate in domestic intermodal applications that are primarily short haul.


  • Name Marty Boots
  • Years Driving 6.5 years with Schneider, overall 35 years in trucking, mostly as a mechanic


  • Truck Class Class 8
  • Truck Type Heavy-duty Tractor
  • OEM Freightliner
  • Model eCascadia
  • Production Level In Series Production
  • Battery Capacity 475 kWh
  • Estimated Range 230 Miles
  • Component Two charge ports per truck for faster charging


  • Parking Configuration Pull through without trailer
  • Utility Southern California Edison
  • On-site Generation or Storage None
  • Type of Charging Hardware Installed DC
  • Quantity of Charging Hardware 16 dispensers with dual cables supporting up to 350 kW each
  • Charging Hardware Manufacturer Power Electronics
  • Charging Management System Yes
  • Other Unique Features Each of 4 power modules supports up to 1.25 MW of power, delivering up to 5 MW of total power. Dispensers have dual cables ranging from 300 to 500 amps and can charge 2 BEVs simultaneously.


  • Route Type Multi-stop intermodal chassis drop and hook
  • Goods Intermodal Domestic Drayage
  • Payload Range Variable, up to 82,000 lbs