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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 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 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…

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…

Veltri Selected as 2016 Philadelphia Family Business Honoree

  Veltri, Inc. is proud to announce it has been selected by SmartCEO as its 2016 Philadelphia Family Business Honoree. SmartCEO celebrates entrepreneurship, as well as the achievements of independently owned businesses in the region. Awards recognition is part of the way SmartCEO lives up to its mission statement. Being recognized with an award from…

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…

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…

Tips for Safe Summer Trucking

With the weather changing from snowy to warm, new challenges present themselves to truck drivers. There is more traffic on the road with people being on vacation, there is a higher chance of severe rainstorms, and the cab of your truck will heat up considerably when you are not in it, among other things. Just…
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