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Discover why owner operators love to drive for Buchanan! Pay is consistent, accurate and prompt. The administrative team is friendly and easy to work with. The president and founder Geary Buchanan was an owner operator, so he understands the challenges and rewards of life on the road. Find your future as an owner operator for Buchanan Hauling and Rigging.

Overview

  • NO FORCED DISPATCH!
  • 100 % of fuel surcharge, tarping and stop charges passed on to owner operator.
  • Payroll is directly deposited into your bank account weekly.
  • Next day Pay Option available (2%) fee
  • Scan your Bills of Ladings in from truck stops or by smart phone app
  • Com data fuel cards with $300.00 cash advance weekly
  • Company paid cargo and liability insurance
  • We use Qual-Comm in all trucks. This will be installed during orientation.
  • Contractor revenue: 
    1. Tractor Only - 68% of the Gross Line Haul with Carriers van, flatbed or step-deck trailer.
    2. Tractor Only - 65% of the Gross Line Haul with Carriers trailer (other than van, flatbed, or step-deck i.e., double drop, multiple axles of 3 or more, stretch trailers, etc.)
    3. Tractor and Trailer - 75% of the Gross Line Haul
    4. Tractor and Trailer - 6-9 axle - 77% of the Gross Line Haul

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Cost

  • Base Plate Program - $45.00 deducted weekly
  • Escrow Account - $100.00 deducted weekly for 20 weeks ($2,000.00)
  • Fuel Taxes - $20.00 per week, every 90 days a report is provided if you purchased enough fuel in the states in which you traveled your fuel tax escrow is refunded
  • IRS 2290 - $10.58 per week
  • Insurance Program: 
    1. Physical Damage - 4% of insured value, then divide by 52 for weekly deduction
    2. Bobtail/Non-Trucking - $9.00 per week deduction.
    3. Occupational Accident Insurance - $32.31 per week deduction. This coverage is required.

Owner Operator Requirements

  • Must be at least 23 years old
  • Must have 2 years of verifiable experience
  • Tractor must pass DOT Inspection and have an electronic engine with an ECM to be eligible to be added to our fleet.

*Additional requirements for qualifications may be imposed. No determination can be made on your eligibility until your qualification paperwork is received and reviewed by a Buchanan representative in Fort Wayne, IN.

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Hazmat Owner Operator Requirements

Buchanan Specialized Transportation Services offers the same pay and benefits as highlighted above with the advantage of adding numerous lanes that are not available to our current non HazMat drivers.  To qualify for Specialized you must currently hold your HazMat and Tanker endorsements and have a valid and current TWIC card.  

  • Must be at least 23 years old
  • Must have 2 years of verifiable experience
  • Must currently hold your HazMat and Tanker endorsements
  • Must have a valid and current TWIC card
  • Tractor must pass DOT Inspection and have an electronic engine with an ECM to be eligible to be added to our fleet.

*Additional requirements for qualifications may be imposed. No determination can be made on your eligibility until your qualification paperwork is received and reviewed by a Buchanan representative in Fort Wayne, IN.



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