Special: ‘Systems issue’ knocks out Schneider National’s laptop or computer network

Trucking huge Schneider National confirmed Friday that a “temporary units issue” is to blame for a enormous outage that has knocked out the company’s community considering that Thursday afternoon.

In a assertion to FreightWaves, Schneider (NYSE: SNDR), headquartered in Environmentally friendly Bay, Wisconsin, reported the corporation has “implemented our contingency plan and we are executing organization manually.”

Resources explained to FreightWaves early Friday that an ongoing laptop units outage has still left the trucking organization not able to receive or reserve freight, update its invoicing program or fork out its carriers online.

Kara Leiterman, media relations manager for Schneider, instructed FreightWaves that its “driver payroll ran as expected” on Friday. She extra that the company is manually “booking freight, executing loads” and is spending carriers, except people working with the carrier’s QuickPay option.

Schneider, which posted $5.6 billion in working profits in 2021, said it is at present “manually accepting orders and dispatching motorists.” 

No date was presented for when its laptop or computer units would be operational again.

“We have contacted affected clients,” the Schneider statement claimed. “Our vehicles are still going. We are performing to tackle the scenario.”

Leiterman explained it is unclear whether the publicly traded enterprise fell target to a cyberattack.

“At this place, we never have evidence of that,” Leiterman reported. “The predicament continues to be below investigation.”

The firm, which has been in organization for 87 decades, said it programs to deliver out an update afterwards in the working day on Friday.

“We will continue on to retain associates, specialist motorists, consumers and suppliers knowledgeable as we understand more,” Schneider stated in a assertion.

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