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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…

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…
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