Driver Recruiting

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…

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,…

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…

Top Priorities In Trucking: Recruitment and Retainment

When we hire Northeastern truck drivers here at Veltri Trucking, our goal is to choose the best drivers for the job. After all, driver recruitment takes a lot of time and money for our recruiters, and we want to make the best investments in driver selection. This is why we are focused on driver retainment.…

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…

New Truck Drivers In It For the Long Haul

Trucking used to be a thriving industry that had no problem attracting employees. This is no longer true for most trucking companies. Today’s trucking companies have much more demand to transport goods placed on them than in the past, so their need for truckers has increased. At the same time, the median annual pay has…

Trucking Industry Searching for Young Drivers

Truck drivers seem to be a vanishing breed these days. While it was a thriving industry in the past, major trucking companies are having difficult bringing in new recruits. It is estimated that the industry as a whole needs between 35,000 and 40,000 new drivers to meet today’s shipping needs. This number may increase to…
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