13 May

Leonard Bus Sales Wins IC Bus Pursuit of Excellence Award for Unprecedented Second Year in a Row

May 13, 2014, Deposit, N.Y. – IC Bus recently announced the winners of the 2013 Pursuit of Excellence dealership awards, and for the second time in as many years, Leonard Bus Sales has won. This is an unprecedented repeat win for Leonard Bus Sales, again being nationally recognized for the dealership’s effort to improve both sales and customer support.

“We are again honored to receive this prestigious recognition from IC Bus,” said Leonard Bus Sales President Mike Leonard. “Our entire team is committed to giving our school district partners the best customer support in the industry. Awards like this confirm that this commitment is recognized, and I could not be more proud.”

The Pursuit of Excellence awards are based on dealer performance in several key areas, which include successfully meeting 2013 sales goals, providing strong customer support, and participating in community service. Leonard Bus Sales was one of just six dealerships throughout North America to win this award.

“Chosen among all IC Bus dealerships across North America, these six winners have gone above and beyond to find success,” said John McKinney, president, IC Bus. “In addition to providing unmatched customer support, these dealers have demonstrated a promise to ensuring the success of their customers and their local communities.”

In addition to the Pursuit of Excellence award in 2012 and 2013, given by IC Bus, Leonard Bus Sales was also recently named “Dealer of the Year” by Trans Tech Bus. Providing award-winning customer support is just part of what makes Leonard Bus Sales a true partner and trusted advisor.

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

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 and commercial buses.  A third generation family-owned business, Leonard Bus Sales has nearly 50 years of experience providing cost-saving fleet management and award-winning customer support. Leonard Bus Sales is a leading-distributor of IC BusTM brand buses in Upstate New York.  The company also distributes Type-A school and commercial buses from Trans Tech throughout New York and Type-A commercial buses from Champion Bus in Upstate New York. The company 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. — www.leonardbus.com.