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Federal Electronic Log Device Mandate Rings in New Year

Every new year brings in new changes and this year is no different for the trucking industry. Since December 18, 2017, a law requiring that all carriers and drivers transition from using paper driver logs to electronic logging devices (ELDs) for tracking hours of service (HOS) has been in effect. It is the result of…

Simple Stress Relief Strategies for Truck Drivers

Even though our dedicated and professional Veltri truck drivers enjoy the relaxed comfort of their own homes at the end of a long workday, being a commercial truck driver is definitely not a stress-free occupation. Serving a region that contains some of the “snowiest cities in the United States” brings numerous weather-related challenges. Add to…

Safety Measures That ALL Veltri Truck Drivers Take in Winter Weather

At Veltri, all of our drivers take cold winter weather incredibly seriously. It isn’t enough for us to reliably provide the service our customers need when they need it the most – we always strive to do so as safely as possible, too, no matter what Mother Nature happens to throw at us. With that…

Veltri mechanics provide regular maintenance on Veltri’s fleet

Veltri’s trucking equipment is some of the best in the industry. Most of our equipment is less than two years old, and our older tractors are limited to shorter trips. We have a comprehensive, in-house maintenance program and perform regular maintenance on all of our equipment. Veltri has a variety of tractors and trailers to…

Veltri Drivers – Dedicated and Professional

CDL truck driving is a job that demands long hours away from home, so why do people choose driving as their career? The Trucking Lifestyle Everyone has their own unique reason for trucking, but most believe that truck driving is not a job, it’s a lifestyle. Being in control of a large vehicle can be…

Driver Shortages Aren’t a Concern When You Have a Great Work Environment

The trucking industry has been struggling with a driver shortage issue since 2005 and the numbers have only continued to rise into a borderline national crisis. According to NPR, “more than 70 percent of goods consumed in the U.S. are moved by truck, but the industry needs to hire almost 900,000 more drivers to meet…

The Best Kept Secret to Keeping Your Company Drivers Happy

Driver retention is a constant battle for trucking companies. Truckers come and go from carrier after carrier, and this is a drain for company budgets and driver morale. What can you do as a trucking employer to reduce driver turnover? Start by ensuring your truck drivers are happy. Although these logistical conditions don’t necessarily apply…

Driver Retention is the Challenge and Respect is the Motivator

Trucking is one of the most difficult careers of the 21st century and continues to be one of the most important professions in America. Trucking is especially important to manufacturing and retail partnerships, which rely on it to move their products from factories to stores. One of the biggest challenges in the trucking industry is…

Proper Truck Maintenance is Key to Efficient Operations

A truck is a large and highly complicated machine with many different systems—all of which work together to make the machine able to move over 40 US tons on a single load. Trucks move over eleven billion tons of goods in the United States alone each year and are indispensable to manufacturing and construction. One…
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