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Thomas Built Buses Honors 2017 Top Dealers

New England Transit Sales, Inc. Named Dealer of the Year

Contact:  Jennifer.Edwards@daimler.com or Katja.Bott@daimler.com

HIGH POINT, N.C. – (May 1, 2018) – Thomas Built Buses recently recognized the Dealers of the Year for 2017 at their annual President’s Club awards gala. The 2017 Dealer of the Year award was presented to New England Transit Sales, Inc., a full-service dealer offering sales, parts and vehicle service in Tyngsboro, Mass. 

“Thomas Built Buses once again ended 2017 as the market leader in the industry, and much of that success is due to our dealers,” said Caley Edgerly, president and CEO of Thomas Built Buses. “While all of our dealers provide exceptional customer service, support and training to their customers, our President’s Club dealers truly went above and beyond. And to our Dealer of the Year, New England Transit, we offer special congratulations for a job well done.”

“This award means so much to us,” said George Logan, president and CEO of New England Transit Sales, Inc. “We’ve been a Thomas Built Buses dealer for more than twenty years, and we are proud to offer customer-specific service allowing us to meet customers’ needs with products and services unique to them. Our customers’ satisfaction is our number one goal, but being named Dealer of the Year for Thomas Built Buses is definitely a highlight for our company. We look forward to an exciting 2018 and to expanding our reach across New England.”

President’s Club and President’s Club Platinum awards are given to top dealers in recognition of achieving key performance indicators. A dealer must reach the President’s Club Platinum level to qualify as the Dealer of the Year for its region. Winners included:

2017 Dealer of the Year
New England Transit Sales, Inc., Tyngsboro, Mass.

Regional Winners
Central Region:  Midwest Bus Sales, Inc., Bonner Springs, Kan.
Midwest Region: Kerlin Bus Sales & Leasing, Inc.., Silver Lake, Ind.
Northeast Region:  New England Transit Sales, Inc., Tyngsboro, Mass.
Southeast Region: Sonny Merryman, Inc., Evington, Va.
Western Region: BusWest – Southern California, Carson, Calif.

President’s Club Platinum
American Bus Sales & Service, Annapolis, Md.
Autobus Thomas, Drummondville, Quebec
BusWest – Southern California, Carson, Calif.
Carolina Thomas, LLC, Greensboro, N.C.
Empire Truck Sales, LLC, Brookhaven, Miss.
H.A. DeHart & Son, Inc., Thorofare, N.J.
Hoekstra Transportation, Inc., Grand Rapids, Mich.
Kerlin Bus Sales & Leasing, Inc., Silver Lake, Ind.
Matthews Bus Alliance, Inc., Orlando, Fla.
Matthews Buses, Inc., Ballston Spa, N.Y.
Mid-South Bus Center, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Midwest Bus Sales, Inc., Bonner Springs, Kan.
Midwest Bus Sales, Inc., Van Buren, Ark.
NESCO Bus, Bay Shore, N.Y.
New England Transit Sales, Inc., Tyngsboro, Mass.
Schetky Northwest Sales, Inc., Portland, Ore.
Sonny Merryman, Inc., Evington, Va.
The Bus Centre, Acheson, Alberta
Transportation South, Inc., Pelham, Ala.
Trucks of Bismarck Inc., Bismarck, N.D.
W.C. Cressey & Son, Inc., Kennebunk, Maine

President’s Club
Interstate Transportation Equipment, Inc., Columbia, S.C.
Midwest Bus Sales, Inc., El Reno, Okla.
Lewis Bus Group, North Salt Lake, Utah
Rohrer Enterprises, Inc., Duncannon, Pa.
Telin Transportation Group, Lakeville, Minn.
Thomas Bus Sales of Georgia, Jefferson, Ga.
Thomas Bus Sales of Iowa, Inc., Des Moines, Iowa


About Thomas Built Buses

Founded in 1916, Thomas Built Buses is a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America. Since the first Thomas Built bus rolled off the assembly line, the company has been committed to delivering the smartest and most innovative buses in North America. Learn more at https://thomasbuiltbuses.com or at https://www.facebook.com/thomasbuiltbuses

Thomas Built Buses, Inc., headquartered in High Point, N.C., is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America and a leading manufacturer of class 4-8 vehicles. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Daimler Trucks North America is a Daimler company.


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