Looking for something new and exciting? Buchanan is currently seeking out drivers in the Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, Houston, Orlando and other areas. 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. Find your future as an owner operator for Buchanan Hauling and Rigging.

What it means to be an Owner Operator for Buchanan

  1. NO FORCED DISPATCH!
  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. Next day Pay Option available (2%) fee
  5. Scan your Bills of Ladings in from truck stops or by smart phone app
  6. Comdata fuel cards with $300.00 cash advance weekly
  7. Company paid cargo and liability insurance
  8. We use Qual-Comm in all trucks. This will be installed during orientation.
  9. Contractor revenue: 
    1. Tractor Only - 68% of the Gross Line Haul with Carrier's van, flatbed or step-deck trailer.
    2. Tractor Only - 65% of the Gross Line Haul with Carrier's 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

Cost

  • Base Plate Program.......... $45.00 (Weekly, unless you have your own)
  • Escrow Account................ $100.00 (Weekly for 20 Weeks)
  • IFTA Fuel Taxes............... $20.00* (Weekly)
  • IRS 2290.......................... $10.58 (Weekly)
  • Trippak/Transflo............. $ 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% 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.
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Want to work for Buchanan? Here is what you need

  1. At least 1 year of verifiable experience with a class A CDL
  2. Must be at least 23 years old
  3. Tractor must pass DOT Inspection and have an electronic engine with an ECM to be eligible to be added to our fleet.

Hazmat Owner Operator

  1. One year of verifiable experience with a class A CDL
  2. Must be at least 23 years old
  3. Must currently hold your HazMat and Tanker endorsements
  4. Must have a valid and current TWIC card
  5. 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

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