Drivers are the backbone of our Company.

Whether you are interested to become a  company driver or an Owner Operator , Cardenas Trucking Inc. is a great company to work for. We are an equal opportunity and military friendly employer that hauls locally and nationwide. Cardenas is proud to say that many of our drivers have been with us since the very beginning. If you are interested in working for us, please feel free to contact us for more information.

Come join a great team!

Company Drivers

Apply Online : Click here  and use Company Code: T03933




  • Preferred age of 23 years or older

  • Must pass DOT Physical and Pre Employment Drug Screen

  • Minimum of one year verifiable driving experience.

  • Preferred but not necessary tractor-trailer driving experience.

  • No more than three moving violations in the past three years

  • No “serious” violations (i.e., reckless or careless driving, DUI, etc.) in the past 5 years

  • No preventable accidents in the past three years

  • Stable work history

  • Neat appearance


Pay Scale:

  • Salary to start and percentage after


  • Company drivers will receive $150.00 holiday pay
 after 1 year.

  • One week paid vacation after 1 year.

  • Two weeks paid vacation after 2 years.

  • Complementary Health Insurance

  • 401K retirements plan.


$100 to any driver who completes a no violation DOT inspection.

Owner Operators

Download Application: Click here ( PDF File)  and email to :

Cardenas Trucking believes owner operators are the back bone of the trucking industry because of the pride they take in their jobs, equipment, and safety of all others.


Owner Operator Recruiting


  • Semi-trucks 2000 or newer.

  • Aluminum flatbed trailer preferable (48x102) (Covered wagon or Conestoga)

  • Tractor / Trailer - neat in appearance and must pass DOT in our designated shop.

  • Acceptable securement equipment such as: Coil racks, Beveled wood, chains, binders, straps, etc.

  • Preferred incorporated drivers with own apportioned plates.


Compensation under our authority

  • 80% revenue with Truck and Trailer

  • Plus fuel surcharge ( when applies)

  • Weekly Pay

  • Fuel Card Available

  • IFTA Provided by Cardenas trucking Inc

Insurance under our authority

  • Cargo and Liability Insurance covered by Cardenas Trucking Inc

  • Bob tail insurance provided by Owner/Operator

Commodities Hauled

  • 80 % of freight is Steel: coils, sheets, bars, studs, rods but also haul lumber, machinery, palletized material.


Traffic Lanes

  • Chicago Area (local),  IL, IN , MI , OH , WI  but we have availability in 42 states for the benefit of all of our Customers.


Pay / Settlement:

  • Payday is every Friday.


Minimum Securement Equipment needed:

  • Steel Tarps- 1 set (No holes and must be able to cover 48 foot long 4ft drop)

  • Straps 4” (12)

  • Straps 2”(2)

  • Chains and Binders (10)

  • Dunnage - 8 to 10 pieces of hardwood

  • Coil Racks (10)

Mostrar Mais


Tel: 708-343-3931| Fax: 708-343-4522



Mon - Fri: 7am - 6pm


Providing the best interstate and intrastate service in transportation. Offering logistic solutions to ensure your material is transported efficiently and in a timely manner.


- Local Freight  TL and LTL

- Regional  

- Long Hauls 

- Same Day Deliveries 

- Overnight Deliveries 



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