Flatbed - Regional, Greater Houston - Owner Operator

With terminals in Houston and San Antonio, we are able to keep you in the Texas Greater Region. Avoid the snow and mountains in the winter! We have several customers and types of freight to keep you moving and give you options. Hauling steel, Coil, Building Materials, Lumber, Pipe and more. Owned and Operated by a truck driver with your perspective in mind, we have the experienced staff to properly support your success.

  • Home weekends
  • No Forced Dispatch
  • Transition Pay
  • No Trailer Rental
  • No Cargo Insurance Fees
  • No Liability Insurance Fees
  • No Qualcomm Fees
  • Weekly Direct Deposit
  • Programs for Plates, 2290, IFTA fuel tax and more
  • Percentage pay and 100% Securement fee goes to the driver
  • Deadhead, Layover, Detention Pay Available


Our founder and President was a driver. Geary Buchanan drove for 24 years before starting Buchanan Hauling & Rigging, Inc. Now an industry leader, Buchanan understands what it’s like to be a driver and the challenges you face. 

Celebrating 25 years in business in 2021Buchanan understands the fluctuating market. 

Buchanan understands you need one point of contact. You'll have daily contact with your Driver Manager. He/she will understand your needs regarding weekly revenue to the truck, home time and the like. 

Buchanan understands financial demands. We pay weekly. Load information submitted by midnight Monday paid on Friday’s direct deposit. 

Buchanan understands you have questions. Drivers may contact any department directly - it's our version of an 'open door policy' for our driving fleet. Questions or concerns about your settlement, safety or company policy are welcomed at all levels of Buchanan. 

Buchanan understands you might have friends that want to join you. We offer a generous Driver Recruiting Bonus puts cash in your pocket.

Buchanan understands without drivers, no one else has a job. Buchanan understands, values and appreciates our drivers.