Truck Drivers

Long-Term Impacts of COVID-19 on the Trucking Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has definitely forced all of us to adjust to a new way of living. During this crisis, it has also led to a surge in demand for goods across the country, from medical supplies to food to personal items. Fortunately, for all of us, professional truck drivers never stopped delivering. Drivers at…
Why Shippers are Turning to Dedicated Trucking Delivery

Why Veltri Trucking is the Best Choice for Families

Veltri, Inc., has been a family business since 1973. What began as two trucks operating between Wheeling, WV, and Pittsburgh, PA, is now a major trucking company based in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic area of the United States. Our president, Tony Veltri, continues the Veltri, Inc. tradition of great service. To this day, the excellent…
Why Shippers are Turning to Dedicated Trucking Delivery

Why Shippers are Turning to Dedicated Trucking Delivery

There are significant benefits for shippers that turn to dedicated trucking delivery, especially during the current pandemic. Here are five key reasons to consider dedicated truck delivery services. #1. Stable Pricing When you choose dedicated trucking delivery, you are more likely to see consistent pricing and lower transportation costs, due to the predictability of the…

The Key Advantages of Dedicated Contract Trucking Fleets

When it comes to making decisions for your business, it’s always important to weigh the costs and benefits. For a business owner who runs a trucking company, there will be an opportunity to choose between a private fleet and a contract fleet service. Sure, a private fleet will allow more control for the business owner,…

Attracting and Retaining the Next Generation of Truck Drivers

According to the American Trucking Associations, there was a shortage of truck drivers last year that surpassed 60,000. That number is expected to grow to 160,000 by 2028. With the average age of a commercial truck driver at 55-years-old and with more baby boomers retiring from the trucking industry every year, it’s so important to…

Keeping our Truck Drivers Safe During the COVID-19 Crisis

For nearly three months the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged our country and many other countries all over the world, resulting in several deaths, hospitalizations, and closed businesses and schools. It’s also forced us to adjust to a new way of living with government-issued stay-at-home orders. This unprecedented situation also has led to a tremendous surge…

Veltri Salutes the Unsung Heroes:  The Truck Drivers

In addition to the heroes we commonly think about–doctors and nurses, police and firefighters–there is another true hero in our nation:  the truck drivers. Drivers are the ones taking food, medical supplies, and raw material for needed manufacturing out on the roads. In spite of closed truck stops and fewer places to get food and…

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…

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…

The 5 Keys to Reduced Stress Driving

If done with the wrong mentality, operating a CVM on the public roadway can be a high stress job. Excessive stress can manifest as road rage and aggressive driving if not managed properly. As the face of our company, we always expect all our drivers to operate safely and with the highest level of professionalism.…
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