Highway Transport

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Highway Transport
Stable, long-term, family-oriented trucking

Founded in 1948 with a focus on safety and quality, Highway Transport provides liquid chemical transportation to businesses throughout the U.S. and Canada. Because the growth of a company is determined by the quality of its people, employees have high value at Highway Transport.

Why Join Highway Transport?

Chemical tanker drivers are held in very high regard by the entire team at Highway Transport. Highway Transport has a reputation in the trucking industry for operating with the guiding principles of “family,” and the company epitomizes a family business through skill, pride, and hard work.

The management has an open-door policy and works to foster a culture of safety and maintain a solid, trusting relationship with employees at all levels. Highway Transport has a reputation for being the “best-looking, cleanest fleet on the road.”

Drivers are treated with respect and dignity and enjoy a family atmosphere with a culture of safety. New drivers go through a one-week paid orientation — travel expenses are reimbursed and hotel and meals are provided — and paid on-the-job training.

Standard benefits include:

  • TWIC and hazmat endorsements are reimbursable.
  • Spouse rider program available.
  • Company provides shirts, coat, coveralls and hazmat protection.
  • Referral bonuses.
  • Assigned tractors — no slip seating.
  • Detention pay from scheduled appointment time (company drivers only).
  • Safety award and million-mile award programs.
  • Longevity pay program after 3, 5, 7 and 9 years of service.

After 30 days with the company, drivers are eligible for:

  • 401(k) retirement savings with company match.
  • Group health/medical (including prescriptions), vision and dental insurance.
  • Flexible spending account.
  • Company-paid basic life insurance.
  • Available supplemental life insurance.
  • 8 paid holidays each year.
  • Paid vacation time.
  • Pay in lieu of time off option available.
  • Optional short- and long-term disability insurance available.


Highway Transport offers a wide range of advantages and steady freight for owner-operators. Drivers can run system (OTR) or regional.


  • Tanker, HazMat endorsements and TWIC card required.
  • Must have a well-maintained tractor.
  • Must have a clean driving record.
  • Must have driving experience of past 24 months driving tractor trailer OR past 12 months chemical tank tractor trailer.

Benefits for owner-operators:

  • No upfront costs.
  • Mileage pay — paid weekly through direct deposit
  • Purchase fuel at cost at Highway Transport terminals.
  • Reasonable insurance.
  • Spouse rider program.
  • Base plate rental program.
  • Optional maintenance reserve account.
  • Paid orientation.