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Your #1 Resource For Everything In Bulk Freight Trucking

Bulkloads Podcast Jared Flinn

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Your #1 Resource For Everything In Bulk Freight Trucking

    How To Treat Each Truck As Its Own Profit Center

    How To Treat Each Truck As Its Own Profit Center

    On today's episode Jared has Bulkload's all-star, Tim Brady, back on the show.  Tim and Jared will be discussing scaling your business. Tim brings more insight about using existing trucks to pay finance additional trucks, and how to treat each truck as its own profit center. They also talk about hiring lease drivers versus company.

    • 42 min
    Managing The Risk Of Farming With A Guide For Marketing Decisions

    Managing The Risk Of Farming With A Guide For Marketing Decisions

    Today Jared visits with John Pfanner of Tredas.  We all know how much risk is involved with farming and how this relates to bulk freight trucking.  Jared and John will be talking about what Tredas does and how they help farmers to mitigate risk and plan for strategic marketing.  

    • 23 min
    Here Is $8,000 Son, And When It's Gone It's Gone

    Here Is $8,000 Son, And When It's Gone It's Gone

    On this show Jared gets to sit down Mike Conny, the founder and owner of Mac Trailers and David Edwards, National Sales with Mac, to talk about the history of Mac and why they are a leader as a bulk commodity trailer manufacturer.  Starting with just $8,000 after milking cows, this great business  was built.

    • 22 min
    How To Scale Up Your Trucking Business

    How To Scale Up Your Trucking Business

    On today's show Jared sits down with Rob Brackett of Turbo Turtle Logistics again in response to a listener question.  A question came in regarding growing a business larger than a single owner/operator with just one truck.  This listener is passing up business opportunities and wants to know, when you do grow, how do you do so in a way that doesn't cause more harm than good?

    • 32 min
    Paying Your Dues Through The School Of Hard Knocks

    Paying Your Dues Through The School Of Hard Knocks

    Today Jared talks with Mike Wade, founder of Huckleberry's Hammers.  They talk about the multi-functional tool he created to help truckers with all types of equipment. This tool is a necessity for anyone out on the road hauling freight.

    • 30 min
    BLP 118: From Mission Work In Haiti To Moving De-Icing Salt And Grain

    BLP 118: From Mission Work In Haiti To Moving De-Icing Salt And Grain

    In today's interview Jared speaks with Dan and Kari Elliott of Mills and Miller out of Brandon SD.  They have a great story involving photography, mission work in Haiti and now taking over the family business moving de-icing salt and grain.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Skullhead-Jarhead Girl ,

Great Show

Very informative! Good advice. Funny also.

Chad754 ,

A must for owner operators in bulk

So many good nuggets from trucking, business, equipment, strategy, to ag. Thanks for putting this out there. Keep up the good work.

Tim @ AgGrad ,

Great show!

Just what the transportation industry needs.

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