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Matthews Bus Alliance Inc. Achieves Platinum Support Status

Contact: nicholas.smith@daimler.com

HIGH POINT, N.C. – May 22, 2017 – Matthews Bus Alliance Inc., a Thomas Built Buses dealership in Orlando, Fla., is Thomas Built’s newest Platinum Support certified dealer.

“Matthews Bus Alliance is committed to customer service and satisfaction. In fact, they have built their reputation on providing best-in-class service and repairs for their customers,” said Paul Start, market growth development manager, Thomas Built Buses. “It is with great pride that we welcome them as a Platinum Support dealer. This distinction will further enhance their customer experience and lower the total cost of ownership of the fleets they serve.”

Platinum Support, a collaborative effort among Thomas Built Buses, Daimler Trucks North America and its dealer network, focuses on improving the customer experience. Platinum Support dealers and their highly-trained staffs provide rapid diagnosis, responsive turnaround and quality, consistent communication, robust parts availability and superb customer service.              

“Everyone at Matthews Florida is proud to be recognized as a Thomas Built Buses Platinum Support level dealer,” said Glenn Matthews, president of Matthews Bus Alliance, Inc. “Reaching this distinction was a team effort. Our already impressive facility in Orlando was greatly improved, and everyone on our team is even more customer-driven as a result of this program. Our Platinum Support certification will serve to enhance the customer experience.”  

To become certified, dealers must undergo rigorous training and dealership improvements to increase service efficiencies, thereby further reducing vehicle lifecycle costs for their customers.

To learn more or find other Platinum Support dealerships visit ThomasBuiltBuses.com

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 http://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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