Regional Radio News has learned that M-B-M, a warehouse and trucking firm that specializes in serving restaurants and has a distribution center in Taylorville, has been purchased by McLane Trucking.
In a news release provided to the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce, McLane stated that it is a 33-billion-dollar supply-chain services company that serves convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores and restaurants.
McLane has some 40 distribution centers around the United States, and one of the nation's largest private fleets of trucks.
McLane also provides alcohol beverage distribution thru its acquisitions of Empire Distributors, Horizon Wine and Spirits, and Delta Wine and Spirits over the past 3 years.
McLane Trucking is a wholly-owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway and employs some 15-thousand people globally.