Trucking Industry News

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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…

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…

What Does the Future Hold? HOURS ACT & Possible Changes for the Trucking Industry

As a regional and local trucking service company, Veltri drivers have the luxury of shorter drives and spending their downtime at home. With changes in the industry increasing rapidly as technology advances and innovative ideas develop, Veltri management and drivers still have a responsibility, as does every other company in the industry, to stay aware…

A Rubric For the Road

HOW VELTRI EXPECTS THE BEST FROM ITS DRIVERS The trucking industry has been busy this past year and a half—and busy is good. Nationwide volume increases have freight shipment schedules packed. This means that carrier companies can be a bit more discerning when taking on new business. And part of being discerning means asking for…

Federal Electronic Log Device Mandate Rings in New Year

Every new year brings in new changes and this year is no different for the trucking industry. Since December 18, 2017, a law requiring that all carriers and drivers transition from using paper driver logs to electronic logging devices (ELDs) for tracking hours of service (HOS) has been in effect. It is the result of…
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