Opportunities for Experienced Owner-Operators


Reliable Transportation Specialists, Inc. is looking for experienced owner-operators (2+ years) with clean driving records who are ready and searching for consistent work opportunities. If you’re a driver looking for a future, you’ll find it with us! When you contract with Reliable Transportation, you receive the following benefits—and more!

  • High Pay
  • Paid Fuel Surcharge
  • Fuel Cards
  • Fuel Discounts
  • Home Nightly
  • No Touch Freight
  • No Forced Dispatch
  • Drop and Hook
  • Plate Program
  • Weekly Settlement
  • Direct Deposit
  • Weekend Work Available

We keep your convenience and needs in mind. You’ll still be able to enjoy the freedom and independence that comes with being an owner-operator, without many of the extra stresses and worries. Because we don’t do forced dispatch, you can accept the jobs and runs that work for you; if you have a family, you’ll make it home to them every night, so you won’t miss important events because you’re away for weeks at a time.

If you’re interested in learning more about the benefits of contracting with Reliable Transportation, you can call us at 800-909-9575, or visit any of our location pages to contact the office nearest you. Additionally, please feel free to fill out an online application using the form and directions below.

Apply Today to Be an Owner-Operator; Fill out the Online Application!

In order to submit an online application to work with Reliable Transportation as an owner-operator, please fill out the form below. Once you have completed the form below, a button will appear that will take you to the online application.

If you were given a physical or PDF version of the application please follow directions on how to send it in using one of the methods listed below on the right:


  1. Fax: 219-921-1592
  1. Email: safety@reliabletrans.com
  1. Mail: Reliable Transportation Specialists, Inc.

    139 Venturi Drive
    Chesterton, IN 46304

  1. Upload (Save the file using your name as the file name):

Testimonials from Our Current Drivers

Don’t just take our word that working with us is great; see what some of our current drivers are saying:

Andy Styra:
“I’ve been working at Reliable for 14 years. The dispatchers treat me well and I am very happy with my paycheck.”

Valentinas Presnikovas:
“I’m here 15 years. If you work hard good things happen, what can I say? There are good dispatchers. They believe in me so I do whatever they ask of me. Good teamwork. Reliable has become a 2nd family.”

Marvin Shedrick:
“I like Reliable. I’ve been with them for 10 years. They are a fair company to work for. The dispatchers are approachable and you can talk reasonably with everyone from the top to the bottom.”

Paul Bowman:
“Reliable makes you feel like family and most importantly, I get a pay check on Friday.  Reliable has always been good to me. If I get into a jam on the road, they are there to help me out. They understand that in order to make money, we have to keep the wheels turning. Reliable has given us a great tire program that has really reduced our out-of-pocket costs and also offers a GREAT fuel savings program.”

“Reliable is good. I have no problems. I get to work hard and make good money.”