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BulkLoads Conference.
Bringing Together the Leading Bulk Freight Carriers, Shippers, and Brokers

Springfield, Missouri
24 - 26 April, 2024
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The Conference

Two Days of Networking & Discussing Industry Issues
08-09 February 2023
06:00 pm

The first-ever conference centered around everything bulk freight transportation is happening February 8-9 2023! This conference is hosted by BulkLoads, the leader in bulk freight technology. 


BulkLoads provides solutions to the bulk commodity industry that makes business faster, more efficient, and more profitable. We are a network for bulk commodities and transportation, connecting and interacting, through our community-drive load boards, forum discussions, instant messaging, and member directories.

The Bulk Freight Conference hosted by BulkLoads is an exclusive event with only 100 tickets available. It's a prime opportunity to grow your network and discuss industry problems and solutions for them. 

The conference will be held in Springfield, MO, and is located in Bass Pro's White River Conference Center.





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FREE Tour of Wonders of Wildlife Included for Every Attendee

Conference Schedule

Wed, Feb 08

600 W Sunshine St, Springfield, MO 65807

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cocktail Party Begins

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Welcome Presentation & Appetizers

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Drinks & Networking

Thu, Feb 09

600 W Sunshine St, Springfield, MO 65807

8:00 AM

Breakfast & Introduction

8:30 AM

Smart Freight Funding Presentation

8:50 AM

Getting the Most out of Your ELD

9:00 AM

Panel: Bulk Freight Technology

10:15 AM

BulkTMS Presentation

10:30 AM

Keynote Speaker - Tim Brady

11:35 AM

Lunch Sponsored by Spirit Factory

12:30 PM

Recruiting a Bulletproof Transportation Team

12:40 PM

Panel: Industry Challenges

1:55 PM

Keynote Speaker - Greg Martinelli

2:50 PM

Wonders of Wildlife Tour

5:15 PM

Optional BulkLoads Office Tour

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Bringing Transportation Experts Specifically In The Bulk Industry

Timothy Brady

From blogs, books, and coaching lessons to podcasts and radio features, Timothy Brady is a well-known face and voice in the trucking industry. Tim Brady is the author of Business Lessons from the Road with Nicky Hammerlane along with 11 other books and over 5,000 articles for 20 different trucking publications.


He’s given expert advice on the BulkLoads podcast. However, this isn’t the only show he appears on frequently. Tim is often asked to be a guest on SiriusXM’s Road Dog Trucking Radio as a trucking expert. Tim is also the lead instructor and business coach at and business editor/webmaster at Write Up The Road Media. 


Tim has years of experience, knowledge, and wisdom to share. He’s been recognized for 6 awards and has been acknowledged in American Trucker Magazine, RoadKing Magazine, and on 

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Greg Martinelli

Greg Martinelli is a Sales Trainer, Coach, and Speaker.  He works specifically with agribusiness sales teams to dramatically increase sales productivity, and profits and ultimately dominate their market. He spent the last 30 years developing sales teams across North America.  Greg brings his real-world experience to help you sell and solve your real-world problems.    

He recently published, “A Season for Sales:  Your guide to Ag Sales Success”.  The only book written specifically for the Ag Sales Professional, by an Ag Sales Professional.


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Hotel Accommodations

Anglers Lodge
0.1 miles from venue
La Quinta Inn & Suites
1.2 miles from venue
TownePlace Suites
1.5 miles from venue
VIB Best Western
2.1 miles from venue
LampLighter Hotel
2.2 miles from venue
Hampton Inn by Hilton
4 miles from venue
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