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In 2011, Thomas Built Buses became the first school bus manufacturer to achieve zero-waste-to-landfill operations, which means that everything received or produced by the company is used, reused, recycled or sold, and nothing is sent to the landfill. This commitment decreases waste from more than 1,100 pounds per bus to zero waste shipped to landfills. Since then, Thomas Built B...

School bus contractors find unique financing options that allow them to expand their fleets quickly, meeting customer demand.

 

Before the beginning of every school year, school districts analyze their annual budgets, review their routes and determine how large (or small) their school bus fleet needs to be for the coming year. Although some school districts have the benefit...

Through tax-exempt municipal financing, school districts update their school bus fleet, stretch their budgets, and save money year over year.

 

With limited budgets, transportation directors and school boards across the country are forced to make tough budgetary decisions every year. Decisions like how many new school buses to acquire and what state-of-the-art safety featur...

As school bus contractors see increased demand across the country, financial institutions are offering flexible programs like lines of credit to help keep up with demand.

 

A 2017 report from Onvia shows a ten percent increase in service bids and request...

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