Company Drivers


Cowan is a family owned business that believes the drivers in our industry are the most important link in the Supply Chain.  We know without the drivers in our industry our global economy would STOP!  We recognize all that you do and we thank you for the hard work and sacrifice you make.

What does it mean to drive for Cowan?

It means you are among the very best drivers in the industry.  Our safety criteria and review process means we hire the best and the safest drivers so that we can deliver each other and our customers the best possible service.  It also means you belong to a family that takes great pride in its name and reputation.

This is an industry that has an average driver turnover rate of 104%, according to the ATA. That means drivers aren’t happy and they are always looking for a better opportunity. Look no further!  At Cowan our driver turnover rate is 28%!  Why does Cowan lead the Trucking industry in driver turnover and why does a driver that works for Cowan stay with Cowan?

HONESTY – Honesty is key to any relationship, you need to be able to count on us and we need to count on you.  Simply put, we tell you the truth!  If we don’t, we know our drivers will leave us.  Honesty is one of our guiding principles.

FAMILY AND HOME TIME – We are a family at Cowan and we understand why everybody comes to work. Our families at home depend on our family at work.  Our local drivers are home with their family every day and our regional drivers are home every week without fail!  You must have a life at home and you must be able to see your family.  Cowan believes it and Cowan honors it!

COMPENSATION – Our pay packages are custom tailored for all of our various positions.  We have large “dedicated fleets” all around the country and each Customer has specific requirements.  The pay varies in these operation based on the requirements and the earning opportunity.  Some customers ship 100 loads 5 miles and some customers ship 500 loads 1000 miles, the result is a pay package that makes sure you are treated with the very best earning opportunity.  Our drivers are some of the highest paid in the industry!

EQUIPMENT – The oldest truck in our fleet is 3 years old.  The average age of a truck in our fleets is 18 months.  We run the very best equipment and we are very proud of our partners, Peterbilt and International.

Don’t believe us?  Find a Cowan driver and ask them… We understand we can’t make everyone happy all of the time but our DRIVERS are the best in the industry and you should hear it from them.

Find out what it truly means to drive in the Cowan Family of Companies…

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Company Drivers

Cowan Systems is recruiting safe, qualified, professional drivers to support our steady growth. If you want a career, not just a job, with a company that treats you with the respect you have earned and keeps its promises, talk to us about becoming a Cowan Driver. In exchange for your hard work and dedication, Cowan offers:

  • Dedicated lanes and steady work for quality customers
  • Omnitracs dispatch and pre-planning whenever possible
  • Safety policies that promote your well-being
  • Weekly pay and detention that gets paid, not just promised
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Light-weight tractors traded every 3 years
  • 48-hours weekly home time for regional road drivers
  • Opportunities for stability and long-term growth

Independent Contractors

The Cowan Intermodal Group contracts our entire intermodal operation to qualified owner operators. No upfront money is required to contract with the Cowan Intermodal Group. Your business will operate more profitably when you haul freight for one of the Cowan Intermodal Group’s independent agents. Our program offers:

  • Local work
  • Weekly settlements
  • Direct deposit
  • Fuel discounts
  • Free permits
  • IRP tag program
  • Attractive insurance program


We are hiring safe, professional drivers who:

  • Are at least 23 years of age
  • Have at least 1 year of verifiable tractor trailer experience
  • Meet all DOT requirements
  • Share our work ethic and emphasis on customer service