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ROSE Chauffeured Transportation streamlines with Prepaid Expense Cards

ROSE Chauffeured Transportation has served the Charlotte, North Carolina, area with a dedicated team of drivers, dispatchers, technicians and managers since its 1985 founding by H.A. and Andy Thompson as family-owned limousine business. Now a full-fledged charter company with a fleet of over 35 vehicles (including 21 motorcoaches), the company prides itself on providing a top-to-bottom […]

MCI all-electric coaches UNVEILED

With the impending 2020 launches of its all-electric models — the MCI J4500e CHARGE and MCI D45 CRTe LE CHARGE — Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is poised to extend its proven knowledge and expertise into the zero-emissions vehicle market. Working with the extensive proven in-field performance of the all-electric New Flyer CHARGE products, MCI’s CHARGE […]

Artificial Intelligence Drives Safer Fleet Management

By Sean O’Neil In today’s transportation environment there are more moving pieces than ever before. Fleet managers have the daunting task of trying to gain insight and visibility into their driver’s behavior and safety in a rapidly changing world. For years now, some form of real-time fleet management software is deployed at nearly every major […]

Arrow Stage Lines commits to excellence in its operations and fleet

Arrow Stage Lines commits to excellence in its operations and fleet As a fourth-generation family-owned motorcoach company, Arrow Stage Lines has maintained a history of excellence and a loyal customer base. Based in Nebraska with additional locations in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Colorado, Arizona, and Nevada, Arrow was founded in 1928 by Carl Busskohl to delivery […]

Powering the Electric Fleet: Increased Charge and Range

The panelists for this discussion were: Brian Nelson, Engineering Manager – ABC Companies Brad Carson, Director of Sales and Marketing – Complete Coach Works Sam Bourne, Content and Campaign Specialist – EVBox BUSRide conducted a roundtable discussion with some of the leading minds in all-electric vehicles (EV) and zero-emission infrastructure, centered on significant technological developments; spec’ing and purchasing advice; developing scalable […]

Checker Bus streamlines operations with busHive

 The Client One of busHive’s many satisfied customers is Checker Bus LLC, in Marquette, Michigan. Checker has a fleet of over 30 buses which include Entertainer coaches, Mini-coaches, Limo buses, trolleys, school buses, vans, SUVs, and of course, motorcoaches for weddings and tours across the upper mid-west. Checker operates their own garage with three full-time […]

Fleet Financing Trends: A Roundtable Discussion

Our panelists: Gerald Doughty: Director of Financial Services – Prevost Matt Hotchkiss: Senior Vice President, Bus Division Sales Manager – Wells Fargo Equipment Finance Edward P. Kaye: Vice President of Sales & Co-Founder  – Access Commercial Capital Kevin B. McDonald: Business Development Manager – TIAA Bank Moderator Craig Lentzsch, former CEO of Greyhound Lines; former president / CEO of Coach America; and past […]

Journey Lines grows Pacific Northwest business with a Setra fleet

Journey Lines has serviced the Seattle, Washington, area since 1981, with Steve and Jeanette Abegg purchasing the then-struggling motorcoach business in 2002. Prior to the purchase, and in the early days of the Abeggs’ ownership, Journey Lines had little revenue and a small fleet — five Eagle Buses, with only three operable. “We struggled because […]

Transitioning from AOBRD to ELD: A Roundtable Discussion

Mike McDonal – Director, Regulatory Compliance and Industry Relations – Saucon Technologies Christian Riddell – President – United Bus Technology Fred Fakkema – Vice President, Compliance – Zonar Systems The “grandfather clause” allowing operators to use automatic on-board recording devices (AOBRDs) in lieu of electronic recording devices (ELDs) is rapidly approaching expiration. Per Section 395.15 […]

How CoachRail Improved our Charter Bus Business with Modern Reservation Technology

As our business continues to grow, we at GOGO Charters make it a priority to find new and improved ways to fulfill customer needs and ensure that our team can work as efficiently as possible. After a few years of using our old reservation software, we found that it was becoming more difficult to keep […]