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B. & L. Transport Announces Expansion of their Holmes County Operations

New facility to house corporate, administrative, and maintenance operations

Mon Jul 18 2022

Company Name: B. & L. Transport, Inc.

Location: Millersburg

Site Region: Southeast

Industry Sector: Logistics and Distribution

Company Profile: Family-owned and operated since 1978, B. & L. Transport is a full-service carrier specializing in dedicated truck load and is a leader in the climate-controlled freight industry. The company’s family of businesses also operates a third-party logistics operation in Holmes County.  

Project Summary:

Type of Project: Expansion

Jobs:

  • Jobs committed: 12
  • Jobs retained: 33

Capital Investment: $4,514,110

Company Need:

B. & L. Transport has outgrown its current location and is in need of new a new facility.

“We believe our projects are critical to the company’s continued growth and success. The support being provided by the village of Millersburg, Holmes County, and JobsOhio helped us move forward with our expansions.”
Jon Mast
President, B. & L. Transport, Inc.

Why Ohio?

Geographic location and a robust distribution and supply chain make Ohio a hub for logistics and transportation. In fact, CNBC named Ohio among the top 10 best states for business because of its infrastructure and logistics capabilities. The 2021 Tax Foundation “Location Matters” report has Ohio ranked #1 in effective tax rates for new distribution center firms. With a central geographic location close to customers and a multimodal statewide infrastructure, Ohio makes reliable, efficient shipping possible.

Collaborators:

JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast, Holmes County Economic Development Council

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