Driver Retention

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,…

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…

Equality in the Workforce – Women in the Trucking Industry

While this number continues to rise in our industry, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, currently only 6.2 percent of truck drivers in the workforce are female. Long hours, travelling far from home, and safety concerns all present a challenge to women in the trucking industry. As this number continues to increase and organizations…

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…

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 this…

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…
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