Veriha Trucking Blog
Feb 18, 2020If you’re interested in a career as a truck driver, your safety record will be incredibly important – and that means you’ll need to know how to drive a commercial truck in winter conditions such as snow and ice. Check out these nine tips to make sure you’re ready for the road.
Veriha Trucking Recognized by The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) in its 44th Annual Fleet Safety Awards Competition
Feb 7, 2020Veriha Trucking has been recognized as one of 18 companies by The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) in its 44th Annual Fleet Safety Awards Competition. Winners are selected by the lowest accident frequency ratios per million miles, annually.
Jan 23, 2020It’s Murphy’s law, anything that can go wrong, will go wrong, especially out on the road. At Veriha Trucking, we prepare our drivers to handle difficulties and partner with them to solve any issues they encounter. Do you know what steps to take if you’re experiencing issues out on the road?
Nov 18, 2019“The best way for motorists to protect themselves and avoid hitting a deer is to buckle up, slow down and carefully scan the road ahead,” said David Pabst, Director of the WisDOT Bureau of Transportation Safety. “Deer can be spotted any time of day, but are most active at dusk and dawn. And if you see one deer cross your path, expect more to follow.”
Oct 22, 2019Standing on the main stage at the Great American Truck Show (GATS), the largest trucking show of the year, Veriha’s Apprenticeship Student Wade Bumgarner anxiously waited to find out if he made Top 3 for the Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award.
Oct 14, 2019Guaranteed pay, also known as GPAY, is income protection for employees experiencing unanticipated events that are affecting their ability to generate normal earnings...
Oct 10, 2019What Per Diem is. So many drivers don’t understand Per Diem tax options, heck most office don’t either. This blog is supported by our What is Per Diem video to better explain the options.
Oct 10, 2019We are excited to launch our first 3 pins in our Veriha Pin Series! These pins were created in an effort to recognize YOU, our drivers, in a visual way of things that you should be proud of! Our hope is that you wear these pins with pride so that we can recognize you for your contributions when we see the pins! Read below about each pin and how you can get your very own!
Sept 30, 2019When you’re alone and waiting for an answer, 5 minutes can feel like 5 hours. Maybe you have an appointment and need additional information; perhaps your truck is broken down, or it could be that you just need a quick answer. Drivers and their support infrastructure are part of an integral team that must work seamlessly to ensure truckloads arrive on time and in great shape. So how well we communicate becomes key.
Sept 19, 2019Today’s Veriha Blog is focusing on a major issue in our country…human trafficking. As professional truck drivers, you are the eyes and the ears of the road. You often are in places others just simply aren’t. You may know someone who has been affected or may have been affected yourself. One thing is for certain…something needs to be done. So what can you do to help? What to look for:
Sept 06, 2019
Have you ever wondered how activating the Veriha accessorial earning options might add up over time and what the impact could be to your personal income? If so, you’re going to love this short article!
Aug 06, 2019
We are excited to celebrate Wade Bumgarner being selected as a Top 10 Finalist for the Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award! This award honors veterans, national guard members and reservists for entering the transportation industry. At the end of this year long competition, the final winner wins a 2018 T-680 truck Kenworth valued over $155,000.
Aug 06, 2019
Looking for an empty trailer can often feel like playing a game of Where’s Waldo? Is it on the beach? Is it taken over by Odlaw? Wait, why is Santa Clause here? Below is recap of some trailer enhancements that have been made to make you feel a little bit less lost when looking for a trailer or Waldo.
May 08, 2019
Being a Midwest carrier, we’ve seen a number of tornadoes strike across the country causing incredible damage to homes, businesses, schools, farms and roadways. We have seen devastating injuries and fatalities as a result of these powerful storms. The Veriha Safety Department have put together a few safety tips to help keep you safe should you encounter a tornado while out on the road.
Sep 21, 2018
This year we are receiving tractors & trailers that will have disc brakes versus drum brakes. This change not only brings you faster service installs, it will make our units even safer with shorter stopping distances. Below is some general information to get you familiar with disc brakes.
Sep 14, 2018
Everyone at Veriha appreciates everything that each and every one of you do: the long hours, being away from home, and the dedication to safety. In our continued efforts to ensure that you are not only appreciated for your commitment but also compensated we have updated six areas of our pay package that are effective starting Sunday September 9, 2018.
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