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Veltri Salutes the Unsung Heroes:  The Truck Drivers

In addition to the heroes we commonly think about–doctors and nurses, police and fire fighters–there is another true hero in our nation:  the truck drivers. Drivers are the ones taking food, medical supplies and raw material for needed manufacturing out on the roads. In spite of  closed truck stops and fewer places to get food…

What to Look for in a Local Trucking Job

With a local trucking job, you operate within a smaller, designated region. You’re out driving for a set period of time, and home for a set number of days, depending on the trucking company you work for. Benefits of local trucking jobs Local truck driving jobs may take you to other states in your area,…

Truckers Proud of Everyday Safety

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect America and the world, one thing has not changed:  the dedication of our nation’s truckers to everyday safety. We continue to deliver needed medical supplies, food and other merchandise that are needed by the American people.  As an industry that is in constant contact with the public, truckers…

4 Insider Tips to Keep Your Drivers

What is the best way to retain truck drivers in the industry? It’s not easy to retain truck drivers in the industry today.  It’s important to know, as statistics from the American Trucking Associations (ATA) in a new report show a significant shortage in truck drivers to meet the demands of companies. Driver retention is a constant…

Our Mechanic Co-op Program – Supporting Local Education

At Veltri, not only is our community important to us but education is as well. That is why we are so excited to share the collaboration and creation of our Mechanic Co-Op program we have started partnering with the local tech school, Bucks County Technical High School, we are co-op’ing a senior to work in…

Technology and Trucking – Are Wounded Warriors the Drivers of the Future?

Technological advancements continue to shift the landscape of what is possible for the trucking industry, opening our minds to new opportunities, connections, and ways of doing business. While it requires us to continue to adapt and learn new skills, the benefits of technology for our companies and our employees are worth staying ahead of the…

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…
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