Blog

Long-Term Impacts of COVID-19 on the Trucking Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has definitely forced all of us to adjust to a new way of living. During this crisis, it has also led to a surge in demand for goods across the country, from medical supplies to food to personal items. Fortunately, for all of us, professional truck drivers never stopped delivering. Drivers at…
Why Shippers are Turning to Dedicated Trucking Delivery

Why Veltri Trucking is the Best Choice for Families

Veltri, Inc., has been a family business since 1973. What began as two trucks operating between Wheeling, WV, and Pittsburgh, PA, is now a major trucking company based in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic area of the United States. Our president, Tony Veltri, continues the Veltri, Inc. tradition of great service. To this day, the excellent…
Why Shippers are Turning to Dedicated Trucking Delivery

Why Shippers are Turning to Dedicated Trucking Delivery

There are significant benefits for shippers that turn to dedicated trucking delivery, especially during the current pandemic. Here are five key reasons to consider dedicated truck delivery services. #1. Stable Pricing When you choose dedicated trucking delivery, you are more likely to see consistent pricing and lower transportation costs, due to the predictability of the…

The Key Advantages of Dedicated Contract Trucking Fleets

When it comes to making decisions for your business, it’s always important to weigh the costs and benefits. For a business owner who runs a trucking company, there will be an opportunity to choose between a private fleet and a contract fleet service. Sure, a private fleet will allow more control for the business owner,…

Attracting and Retaining the Next Generation of Truck Drivers

According to the American Trucking Associations, there was a shortage of truck drivers last year that surpassed 60,000. That number is expected to grow to 160,000 by 2028. With the average age of a commercial truck driver at 55-years-old and with more baby boomers retiring from the trucking industry every year, it’s so important to…

Keeping our Truck Drivers Safe During the COVID-19 Crisis

For nearly three months the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged our country and many other countries all over the world, resulting in several deaths, hospitalizations, and closed businesses and schools. It’s also forced us to adjust to a new way of living with government-issued stay-at-home orders. This unprecedented situation also has led to a tremendous surge…

Veltri Salutes the Unsung Heroes:  The Truck Drivers

In addition to the heroes we commonly think about–doctors and nurses, police and firefighters–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 and…

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…
Menu