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Company Driver Opportunities

If being part of a family and being home with your family are what is important to you, then
Buchheit Logistics is where you want to be!

Buchheit Logistics is a stable, family-oriented company that offers decades of experience and understands what it means to be part of a team. Buchheit Logistics offers Company Drivers, Owner-operators and Independent Contractors and small fleet owners a home with a wide variety of truck driving options, a sense of stability, and a team that is committed to your and your family’s success, for the rest of your truck driving career.

  • Top Miles and year round work.
  • Weekly Payroll with a guaranteed minimum!
  • Paid detention, breakdown, and layover.
  • Safety and Performance bonus.
  • Paid Orientation.
  • Driver Retention Bonus.
  • Driver Referral Bonus – Spread the word and earn extra cash for every driver you refer.

Join our award-winning family of professional drivers, and drive the best equipment with the latest technology. Buchheit Logistics has four fleets with both local and OTR positions available:

  • Dry-van
  • End-dump
  • Hopper-bottom

We know you drive hard every day to take care of your family. Our new trucks feature numerous upgrades for your comfort. Our newest trucks in the fleet consist of contemporary Freightliners equipped with automatic transmissions, APUs, PeopleNet Android tablets, PrePass Elite, refrigerators and satellite ready radio!

We strive to ease the challenges of the dry-bulk world for the fleet’s team of drivers, from our veteran drivers to our newest additions to the fleet. Our late model bulk trailers have electric tarps and ultrasonic vibrators, and our Hopper trailers even include electric-operated hopper doors.

In 1934, Rudy Buchheit founded what has grown to become today’s Buchheit Logistics. Our dispatch team offers more than a 100-years of logistics experience and a willingness to be flexible and work with you. Our mission is to continue growing while always providing best in class logistics.

Give us a call today, to find out how you can get rollin’ as part of the Buchheit Team!

Be sure to ask us about our GUARANTEED Pay Program!

Here is what some of our team members have to say:


“After 5 years with Buchheit Logistics, I have been a company driver in both the van and end dump fleets and now, as an independent contractor with 2 trucks. I would have to say this is one of the best opportunities that I have ever been privileged to be part of. Being nominated by Buchheit and chosen by the Missouri Trucking Assoc. as a Driver of the Month for the entire state was not only an honor, but goes to show how being here at Buchheit Logistics is being part of a true family run operation. I would recommend Buchheit Logistics to anyone looking for a long-term opportunity in this industry.”

– Bill McKinley, Independent Contractor

“I was recently asked why I decided to come back and drive for Buchheit.

The two quick responses to come to mine are family and pride. Now let me go into further detail below.

Let’s discuss the family atmosphere. In the short time I was here in 2017 I immediately was welcome to the company and treated with respect. It truly felt like a family atmosphere. In the matter of a few weeks I became acquainted with almost all the office personnel. They took the time to learn and call me by name. They actually had conversations with me so it never felt like I was just a number. Unfortunately I left for personal and family reasons. I knew immediately if I ever wanted to come back to driving this is where I wanted to be.

Now let’s talk about pride. I grew up in Southeast Missouri and I know the Buchheit name. I’ve known the Buchheit name since I was a young man. So when I was given the original opportunity come here go to work I immediately pulled the trigger and applied. I like doing my job and doing that job well. I get to drive a truck with a unique color green that people all over the Midwest recognize. I get treated with respect and they genuinely care about my and my family’s well-being.

They’re large enough to get me the freight I need but small enough and caring enough to know me by name and care enough to send me straight home in the event of a family emergency(which they have).

I truly do enjoy working for Buchheit Logistics. I see that the company is trying to grow and is trying to get good quality drivers to help them achieve growth and customer service. I absolutely want to be part of that growth. I would recommend Buchheit Logistics to anybody who wants to be part of the family.”

– Jason Louis, Company Driver

“I have worked for Buchheit for over 5 years. I have enjoyed my time driving for them in their van division. Buchheit Logistics treats you like family – not a number. You are home almost every weekend, and I get great miles. I average about 3000 miles a week! It is a great company to work for, and I hope to meet some new drivers soon.”

– Tom Tinnin, Company Driver

As a company driver, you can expect:

  • You are always treated with respect, never treated as a number!
  • Steady, year-round work,
  • Benefit options starting after 60-days,
  • Paid vacation and holidays,
  • 401(k) with company match,
  • Weekly direct deposit payroll,
  • Numerous employee recognition programs,
  • Late-model, well maintained equipment,
  • Rider Program and Pet Policy available day 1!
  • PeopleNet ELDs, In-cab document scanning, and Pre-Pass Elite!
  • Scholarship program,
  • Buchheit Retail Store Discounts,
  • And much much more – call us for details!

Qualifications:

  • Current Class A CDL.
  • Valid DOT Medical Certification registered with state of residence.
  • Verifiable experience and a SAFE driving history.
  • Pass a DOT Pre-employment Controlled Substance Test and company WorkSTEPS evaluation.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state and local standards/requirements.

Buchheit Logistics is an equal opportunity employer.

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