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Summer Wellness Tips for Truck Drivers

Being on the road can mean missing out on time with family, friends, and summer parties. The upcoming 4th of July holiday brings BBQ’s, fireworks, the celebration of our Independence, and of course fun activities like sparklers! Veltri drivers are lucky enough to be home for most of these important events, but we know that…

Summer Safety Tips & Memorial Day Wishes from Veltri

The month of May is here bringing with it warm summer weather and lots of travel for Memorial Day weekend. Not only is Memorial Day weekend one of the busiest travel times of the year, summer driving in general means truck drivers benefit from an additional focus on safety. In fact, AAA predicts they will…

2018 Trucking Trends – An Important Part of Our Nation’s Economy

From the food we eat, to the clothes we wear and the hardware we use, many people aren’t aware that up to, “70% of the domestic products we buy in the United States are shipped to retail locations by truck.”   In fact, the ATA (American Trucking Associations) recently released their American Trucking Trends 2018,…

Technology & Trucking Part Two – Improved Information Exchange & Effective Business Growth

Technology is becoming an integral part of every industry, including transportation. In our last blog we covered how technology for trucking companies can improve relations with employees and enhance day-to-day operations. Today we are discussing how those same technologies can improve information exchange with customers, which is vital for brand management, and how they can…

Technology & Trucking – How Software Changes Can Improve Operations Part One

– Advancements in technology and software solutions have revolutionized business practices for virtually every industry, and transportation is no exception. As cloud-based software becomes more affordable and versatile, even smaller or midsize trucking firms are able to incorporate new technology into their daily operations, creating quantifiable benefits for their management, drivers, and customers. New technology…

Holiday Safety Tips for Truck Drivers

The AAA predicts, “that more than one-third of Americans will travel this holiday season. The record-breaking 112.5 million travelers taking to the nation’s runways, roads and rails for the year-end holidays represents a 4.4 percent increase over last year .” This means possible delays, traffic congestion,and impaired or distracted drivers, all combined with the unpredictable…

The 5 Keys to Reduced Stress Driving

If done with the wrong mentality, operating a CVM on the public roadway can be a high stress job. Excessive stress can manifest as road rage and aggressive driving if not managed properly. As the face of our company, we always expect all our drivers to operate safely and with the highest level of professionalism.…

Stay Healthy – Tips for Regional Truck Drivers

Veltri drivers are some of the luckiest in the industry because they get to eat breakfast and lunch at home every day. As regional drivers, they have an opportunity to cook and eat more meals in their own kitchen ensuring a higher nutritional quality than long-haul drivers who are forced to choose between fast food…

Truck Driver Safety and Compliance – Don’t make yourself a target!

When an inspector pulls a truck for inspection their main objective is to remove unsafe vehicles and drivers from the public roadway. They are also looking to ensure that both truck and driver are in full compliance with federal regulations. If you aren’t in compliance with the little things, inspectors tend to look more closely…

What Does the Future Hold? HOURS ACT & Possible Changes for the Trucking Industry

As a regional and local trucking service company, Veltri drivers have the luxury of shorter drives and spending their downtime at home. With changes in the industry increasing rapidly as technology advances and innovative ideas develop, Veltri management and drivers still have a responsibility, as does every other company in the industry, to stay aware…
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