08 Feb

Leonard Bus Sales Named Pursuit of Excellence Winner by IC Bus — Company Attributes Winning the Award for 4th Time in Five Years to its Employees and Customized Support and Solutions

February 8, 2017, Saratoga, Springs, NY – IC Bus recently announced that they awarded five dealers from across the country with its Pursuit of Excellence dealership award and Leonard Bus Sales has once again been named a winner.  This marks the fourth time in five-years that Leonard Bus Sales has earned the prestigious award.

IC Bus stated in its press release that the company partners with dealers throughout the United States and Canada and the award recipients have proven to be the best in their class for their efforts to improve sales and customer satisfaction.

“We appreciate the value created for IC Bus customers through the long-term relationships we have with our dealers,” said Trish Reed, Vice President & General Manager, IC Bus. “The companies receiving this award are world class dealerships striving to continuously improve their operations, customer support and community engagement.”

“Winning the IC Bus Pursuit of Excellence award for a fourth time in five-years is a testament to the hard work and dedication demonstrated by our entire team, said Jon Leonard, Vice President, Leonard Bus Sales.  “We put our customers and employees first and the results speak for themselves.  As our company grows, we continue to invest in making it easy for our customers with more customized support and solutions.”

The awards are based on dealer performance in several key areas in 2016, including growing market share and exceeding annual sales plans. In addition, dealers were required to meet community service requirements to be eligible to receive recognition.

“IC Bus leads the school bus industry with excellent products and the industry’s strongest dealer network,” said Reed. “On behalf of everyone at IC Bus, I congratulate our top performers of 2016.”

About IC Bus: IC Bus, LLC of Lisle, Ill., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navistar, Inc. (NYSE: NAV). The nation’s largest integrated manufacturer of school buses, IC Bus is a global leader in passenger protection, chassis design, engines and ergonomics. The company is also a producer of commercial buses. All IC Bus™ buses are sold, serviced and supported through a renowned dealer network that offers an integrated customer program encompassing parts, training and service. Additional information is available at www.icbus.com.

About Leonard Bus Sales: Leonard Bus Sales 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