15 Mar

School Transportation Partner Shenendehowa CSD Featured in School Bus Fleet Magazine

March 15, 2016, Deposit, N.Y. – School Bus Fleet, a national publication that covers the school transportation industry, has published a feature story on what the Shenendehowa Central School District’s transportation department is doing to ensure a smooth-running and efficient operation.

In the magazine’s March issue cover story, Shenendehowa Transportation Director Al Karam and Fleet Maintenance Supervisor George Geel talk about how a combination of vehicle inspections, unique staff shift arrangements, safety and training programs, and the latest in fleet management tools all help to keep their fleet running safely and efficiently. Karam and Geel also mention the importance of electronic diagnostic tools, including Tyler Technologies’ Versatrans Fleetvision and IC Bus’s OnCommand Connection.

“It’s fantastic to see the Shenendehowa transportation department getting the recognition it deserves throughout the school transportation industry as a leading shop for safety and efficiency,” said Frank Continetti, Leonard Bus Sales Director of Sales and Marketing.

To read the complete School Bus Fleet in-print article click here. On-line version click here.

Recently Leonard Bus Sales announced that it partnered with Tyler Technologies to make it easier for customers to obtain Versatrans cost-saving telematics software to complement IC Bus’s remote diagnostics solution.

Customers can purchase the remote diagnostics base package, which includes a wifi-based remote vehicle diagnostics application called OnCommand Connection by Navistar, all the necessary hardware and two-year data plan.

There is a $300 rebate provided by Navistar for eligible customers to cover the base remote diagnostics package – customers should check with Leonard Bus Sales for details.

The Tyler Technologies Versatrans software offers a complete student transportation management solution; one that can help our school transportation partners improve every aspect of the transportation process or allow them to focus on just one portion of it.

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 a fifty-year history of providing cost-saving fleet management services 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 buses from Trans Tech throughout 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.