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Bulkloads Podcast

Jun 10, 2024

In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, Kevin Rutherford, a trucking industry expert, shares his journey from owner-operator to radio show host, emphasizing the importance of understanding all aspects of running a small trucking business. Rutherford delves into managing trucking rates, financial struggles, and...


Jun 3, 2024

In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, Sarah Hanson, a credit manager at Smart Freight Funding, debunks misconceptions about factoring. She explains UCC filings, client retention strategies, and the lengthy process of switching factoring companies. The importance of strong client relationships and exceptional...


May 27, 2024

In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, financial expert Brian Lumley joins host Jared Flinn to share valuable insights on retirement planning specifically tailored for truckers. Lumley highlights the importance of long-term investing, the benefits of tax-advantaged accounts, and the impact of employer matches in...


May 20, 2024

In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, 97-year-old Tri-State Commodities founder, Jack Shupe & his grandson Chad share their 50-year trucking empire journey – from piggybacking for packing houses to becoming a recognized bulk commodity business. They attribute their success to slow, sustainable growth, caring for...


May 13, 2024

In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, trucking industry expert Jesse Runions aka 'The Freight Wizard' delivers valuable insights on the entry of mega carriers into the bulk space, shedding light on the impact of federal government spending on consumer demand and the trucking industry. The discussion delves into the...