Pennsylvania Regional Trucking

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…

Technology & Trucking – How Software Changes Can Improve Operations Part One

– Advancements in technology and software solutions have revolutionized business practices for virtually every industry, and transportation is no exception. As cloud-based software becomes more affordable and versatile, even smaller or midsize trucking firms are able to incorporate new technology into their daily operations, creating quantifiable benefits for their management, drivers, and customers. New technology…

Sleep Apnea and Commercial Drivers: A Deadly Combination

Sleep Apnea and Commercial Drivers: A Deadly Combination By: Zehl and Associates for Veltri Trucking There’s no question that driver fatigue poses a serious threat to safety on our nation’s roadways. But just how bad is the threat? Well, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the number of fatigue-related crashes reported to…

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…

Veltri Reports on the Benefits of Using GPS Tracking for Fleet Management

More dedicated trucking companies are using GPS tracking for their fleet management than ever before, and the trend continues to be popular. But, are these businesses seeing any benefits from using GPS tracking in their fleet management? Is there a return on investment that makes the GPS tracking worthwhile? Veltri, Inc. dedicated trucking services recently…

Increase in Worldwide Supply of Crude Oil Leads to Falling Diesel Prices

Worldwide crude oil prices are continuing their descent into 2015 due to several factors. First, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) stated in November that the Middle East consortium was not interested in cutting crude production and losing critical market share. Secondly, the United States continues to increase supply through advanced drilling techniques such…

The “Trek” Stops Here!

Could there possibly be more important (non – human) cargo than the United States Mail? The timeless images; the scores of unified men and women bearing the bulk of heavy bags, pepper spray, enduring the weather conditions, animal threats, and traffic delays with one purpose in mind – get the job done! No wonder they…

The Dedicated Contract Carrier Question:

Private fleets have been a staple in the distribution strategies of American companies in the last century and they continue to play an important role in the current, young century. According to industry data, nearly a quarter of the total truckload marketplace is composed of private fleets, making it a $124 billion industry. In spite…
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