01 May

Leonard Bus Sales Wins Trans Tech’s Dealer of the Year Award for Second Straight Year

May 1, 2015, Warwick, N.Y. – Trans Tech announced today that they have awarded their 2014 Dealer of the Year Award to Leonard Bus Sales of Deposit, New York. Trans Tech’s Dealer of the Year Award is based on exceptional dealer performance in several key areas including customer satisfaction and support, sales and market share growth.  Announcement of the award comes as Leonard Bus Sales celebrates fifty years in the bus distribution business.

“We are absolutely thrilled to award Leonard Bus Sales with Trans Tech’s Dealer of the Year for the second straight year,” said Trans Tech President, John Phraner.  “Leonard Bus Sales continues to be the industry-leader by demonstrating the absolute best qualities in customer support and sales.  Their commitment to going above and beyond for their customers while growing the Type-A school bus market in New York made them the obvious choice for the 2014 Dealer of the Year Award.”

“We are proud to receive Trans Tech’s 2014 Dealer of the Year Award,“ said Leonard Bus Sales President Mike Leonard.  “This award is a testament to our fifty years in business and our dedication to our school transportation partners. We could not be happier with our partnership with Trans Tech.”

Leonard Bus Sales is owned and operated by the Leonard Family, the leader in the distribution and support of school and commercial buses throughout New York State.  The company operates its Trans Tech-only facility in Garden City Park, NY and four full-service facilities across Upstate New York State in Saratoga Springs, Rome, Bergen, and Deposit – their corporate headquarters.

“Time and time again, Leonard Bus Sales has proven they are willing to invest in their customer’s success.  This commitment is epitomized by their Trans Tech-only sales and customer support center in Garden City Park, NY,” said Phraner.  “The facility, which is located in the New York metropolitan area, provides convenience and real value to school districts and pupil transportation companies that choose Trans Tech brand school buses.”

Trans Tech President John Phraner presented the 2014 Dealer of the Year Award to Leonard Bus Sales President Mike Leonard, Vice President Jon Leonard, Director of Sales and Marketing Frank Continetti and other members of the Leonard Bus Sales team during a ceremony held at Trans Tech’s corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility in Warwick, NY on Friday, April 24.

Trans Tech manufactures industry-leading Type-A school buses, Multifunction School Activity Buses and Altoona-tested commercial buses.  Trans Tech offers the industry’s only narrow-body dual-wheel along with a family of single and dual wheel models. The company is known for its innovative and fuel-efficient conversion designs.  Trans Tech meets ever-changing customer demand with its Versa Track seating system ranging from 9 to 35 passengers.  Trans Tech buses are tough and designed for safety with pan formed floors and bolted safety-cages for enhanced crash protection.  Trans Tech is bringing green solutions to the market with aerodynamic designs and its all-electric eSeries.  www.transtechbus.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 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.