LEONARD BUS SALES LAUNCHES FLEET OF NEW PARTS DELIVERY VANS: Enhances Customer Experience by Expanding Parts Capabilities and Personnel

May 4, 2016, Deposit, NY – Leonard Bus Sales announced that they have launched a new fleet of parts delivery vehicles and hired a number of new professionals to broaden their parts capabilities and bring even greater customer support to our school transportation partners.

“Leonard Bus Sales already had a strong parts delivery and support program in place, but we felt there was even more we could do to enhance customer experience and that is why we invested in four new Ford Transit vans and hired additional support professionals,” said Director of Fixed Operations, Rob Stiteler.

The four new Ford Transit vans are in operation and have been modified with various options to make the parts delivery process as efficient as possible. Additional vehicles on the road, means school transportation partners will get their parts and the support they need even quicker.

Photo (L to R): Sean Emrich, Parts Manager and Deanna Shepard, Parts Advisor — both work in the Bergen customer support facility.

“By adding additional parts delivery vehicles and professionals we will enhance customer experience by getting parts to our school transportation partners even quicker than before and also help reduce vehicle downtime,” said Stiteler.

The newly dedicated parts delivery drivers allow our parts advisors to focus their attention on the parts needs of our customers. Our parts advisors will now be able to spend more time helping our school transportation partners be more efficient by better planning their parts purchases and inventory.

In addition to the new parts delivery drivers, Leonard Bus Sales recently enhanced its parts and support capabilities by adding a number of new positions. Some of these positions include the newly formed outside parts manager position, a parts manager and service manager at the Bergen facility, multiple parts advisors and specialists, additional service technicians at each support facility, a warranty administrator in Rome, and transportation advisors in Bergen and Rome.

Stiteler concluded, “Leonard Bus Sales is committed to making it easy for our school transportation partners; adding new customer support professionals and parts delivery vehicles are just a few of the things that we are doing to ensure that happens.”

Leonard Bus Sales, Inc. is owned and operated by the Leonard family, a recognized leader in the distribution and support of quality, environmentally-friendly school buses.  A third generation family owned business, Leonard Bus Sales has been providing cost-saving fleet management services and award-winning customer support for over fifty years.  Leonard Bus Sales is a leading distributor of IC BusTM brand buses in Upstate New York. The company also distributes Type-A school buses from Trans Tech throughout New York. Leonard Bus Sales is headquartered in Deposit, NY and operates four full-service facilities in Bergen, Rome, Saratoga Springs and a Trans Tech Type-A facility in Garden City Park, N.Y.