Looking for something new and exciting? Buchanan is currently seeking out drivers throughout the US. Discover why owner-operators love to drive for Buchanan! Pay is consistent, accurate, and prompt. The Buchanan team is friendly and easy to work with. Find your future as an owner operator for Buchanan Hauling and Rigging.



Home time is based on what, and where you are driving. We have driver positions that accommodate the following home time schedule:

  • Home Daily
  • Home Weekends
  • Home Every Other Weekend
  • Home Every 3-4 Weekends.


  2. 100% of fuel surcharge, tarping, and stop charges passed on to owner operator.
  3. Payroll is directly deposited into your bank account weekly.
  4. Scan your Bills of Ladings from truck stops or by smartphone app
  5. Comdata fuel cards with $300.00 cash advance weekly
  6. Company-paid cargo and liability insurance
  7. No Charge for trailers
  8. We use Samsara in all trucks. This will be installed during orientation.
  9. Smart Drive free of charge and optional
  10. Contractor revenue: 
    1. 68% of GROSS Line Haul
      • No trailer rental, or fees
      • No Samsara or E-log fees
      • No cargo or liability insurance fees
    2. 65% of GROSS Line Haul (if pulling RGN or larger)
      • No trailer rental, or fees
      • No Samsara or E-log fees
      • No cargo or liability insurance fees
    3. 75% of GROSS Line Haul (if you have your own trailer)
      • No Samsara or E-log fees
      • No cargo or liability insurance fees
Cost Price Frequency
Base Plate Program $45.00 (Weekly, unless you have your own)
Heavy Haul Plate $47.50 (Weekly)
Escrow Account $100.00 (Weekly for 20 Weeks)
IFTA Fuel Taxes $15.00* (Weekly)
IRS 2290 $10.58 (Weekly)
Trippak/Transflo $5.00 (Weekly)
Administrative Fee $5.00 (Weekly)
Total - $180.85

*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

Insurance costs:
  1. Physical Damage – 4.39% of insured value, then divide by 52 for weekly deduction
  2. Mechanical Breakdown Insurance - $3.50 (Weekly)
  3. Bobtail/Non-Trucking - $8.00 per week deduction. This coverage is required.
  4. Occupational Accident Insurance - $33.46 per week deduction. This coverage is required.
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Want to work for Buchanan? Here is what you need

  1. At least 2 years of recent verifiable experience with a class A CDL
  2. Tractor must pass a new DOT inspection and be e-log compatible.
  3. No more than 6 employers in the last 36 months
  4. No more than 1 speeding ticket within the last 36 months
  5. No cell phone violations within the last 36 months

*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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