Chieftain Owner/Operators

E.L. Hollingsworth / Chieftain has been hauling freight since 1924, was granted one of the first operating authorities in the motor carrier industry in 1941 and has been a preferred carrier for companies like General Motors for over 60 years.  Together we will continue MOVING FORWARD.

Multiple Dedicated Round Trip Lanes available.


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Owner/Operator – Truck Driver

  • $500 Sign-on Bonuses
  • Paid fuel surcharge
  • Paid Plate and/or Fuel Credit incentive
  • Medical/Dental Benefits and more
  • Get our fleet’s Fuel Discount at the pump (no fees)
  • Use our Maintenance Centers at $55/hr
  • Discount on Parts including 25 – 30% off Tires
  • Limitless Driver Referral Program $500
  • Safety Bonuses (for clean inspections)
  • Company Rewards Program (for error-free miles)
  • Direct Deposit every Friday
  • Dedicated Customers
  • Paid Permits (except IFTA)
  • Free IFTA Quarterly Preparation
  • Stop pay
  • Paid Scales
  • Incredibly Low Bobtail/Physical Damage Insurance Rates

Compensation for Chieftain Owner Operator – Truck Driver

Base pay per mile + fuel surcharge per mile

Qualifications for Chieftain Owner Operator – Truck Driver

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • No Serious traffic violations
  • Class A CDL
  • Good MVR, DAC and PSP reports
  • 5 year clear widescreen background (subject to HR/Safety approval)
  • Truck must have an ECM that that is capable of running e-Logging/Qualcomm
  • Truck must pass DOT inspection
  • HAZMAT = Bonus Pay
  • Good Professional Appearance
  • DOT Approved Physical and Drug Test
  • Must successfully complete physical agility & road test

Dedicated Round Trip Lanes Available


Flint/Detroit area to Ft. Wayne, IN
Multiple Round Trip Lanes Available.
Flint, MI to White Marsh, MD
3 round trips/week – home every other day and reset at home on the weekend
Avg. 3588 miles/week.
Trenton, MI to White Marsh, MD
3-2-3 split lane (10 round trips every 4 weeks)
Avg. 2610 miles/week


Ft. Wayne to Detroit, MI area
5 or 6 round trips/week
Avg. 2100-2640 miles/week.


Owner Operators:
Ask about our HOME DAILY or out 3-5 days/week Midwest regional runs.
Avg. 2500-3000 miles/week.


EL PASO area Owner Operators:
Ask about our El Paso to the Southeast & Midwest runs. 
Avg. 2500-3000 miles/week.

We are committed to providing safe, efficient on time transportation services to our valued customers. Today E.L. Hollingsworth and Company offers truckload services, ground expedite, and warehousing. With over 90 years of logistics and transportation experience, E.L. Hollingsworth can save the customer time and money helping streamline and drive efficiency into each unique supply chain. A trained and creative staff, safety, quality, technology, savings, and long term solutions is what our clients have come to expect.

STABILITY: Our contracts with the manufacturers are long term (in most cases: 1 to 2 years long).

DEDICATED: Round Trip Lanes. With multiple round trip lanes available, we can find the best fit for you!

ESTABLISHED: With over 90 years of logistics and transportation experience, E. L. Hollingsworth will continue to provide quality, long-term solutions and together, we will continue MOVING FORWARD.