Truck Driving Careers

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…

Our Mechanic Co-op Program – Supporting Local Education

At Veltri, not only is our community important to us but education is as well. That is why we are so excited to share the collaboration and creation of our Mechanic Co-Op program we have started partnering with the local tech school, Bucks County Technical High School, we are co-op’ing a senior to work in…

Technology and Trucking – Are Wounded Warriors the Drivers of the Future?

Technological advancements continue to shift the landscape of what is possible for the trucking industry, opening our minds to new opportunities, connections, and ways of doing business. While it requires us to continue to adapt and learn new skills, the benefits of technology for our companies and our employees are worth staying ahead of the…

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…

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…

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.…

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…
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