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Last month, Thomas Built Buses (TBB) held its Annual President’s Club awards program in Savannah, Georgia.   We are proud to announce Mid-South Bus Center (Nashville) and Transportation South (Pelham) each received the President’s Club Platinum Award. 
  
The President’s Club Platinum awards are given to top dealers in recognition of achieving key performance indicators in sales, service, and parts.  We are so proud of our teams.
  
  
For more information regarding this event, visit:  Thomas Built Buses, LLC News
  

 

Click Here To Learn More About The Alabama Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Plan

 

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) has opened applications for their 2022 Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
Grant Program!  The State of Alabama has allocated $2 million this year for the installation of electric vehicle charging stations.
Applications are due by June 10.  For more information, click here.

 

With cases of the Covid-19 Omicron variant surging, we regret to inform you the Annual “Love The Bus” Celebration scheduled for February 2022 has been canceled out of concern for the health and safety of our customers, clients, staff members and local community. See you in 2023!

The Bus Center family of companies is pleased to announced Bitimec Wash Bots are now available for purchase at all three location in Atlanta, Birmingham and Nashville! These mobile washing machines for buses are a cost effective, easier and you will use far less labor, water and time. There are two type of systems available the 626-EZ Battery or 101-BB Teathered. Call us for more information or to schedule a demonstration at 844.256-6169.  Download Printable Brochure Here

                                

 

MURFREESBORO, TN. – The Bus Center Family of Companies is proud to announce 2022 as its 50th year in business. Mid-South Bus Center (formerly Blue Bird of Tennessee, Inc.), was founded in 1972 by George Law as a Blue Bird dealer with a single location in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, making it the oldest bus dealer in the state under continuous operation.  His business partner, Ray Earnest, joined the company a few years later.
In 2004, the company became a Thomas Built Buses dealer and changed the name to Mid-South Bus Center (MSBC). In 2009, Law and Earnest sold the Tennessee business to Bucky Law, Steve Benefield, Chuck Lalance and Drake Earnest.  They formed an alliance for Mid-South Bus Center by becoming part of the Bus Center Family of Companies which also included Transportation South based in Birmingham, [...]

Job description

Automotive medium/heavy duty bus dealership based in Pelham, Alabama is seeking experienced Mobile-Road Technician covering the south Alabama area to join our team. We have an immediate opening for a strong, self-motivated individual with knowledge of medium/heavy duty bus and/or truck repairs. We promote a team atmosphere with the number one goal of putting the customer’s needs 1st!

 

Requirements

  • Previous experience in bus/truck/auto service preferred
  • Superior customer service and communication skills
  • Knowledge of electrical and engine repairs needed, with Cummins engine certification a plus+
  • Experience in CDK or other automotive dealership management software preferred
  • Valid Driver’s license with the ability to obtain a CDL, clean driving record
  • Must pass pre-employment drug test, as well as random testing

 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with customers to provide timely service repairs
  • Follow diagnostic repair plans as required by manufacturer
  • Meet/exceed service sales goals by building relationships and providing superior service
  • Work in conjunction [...]

Calling All Skoolies! We have your next project!

School Bus Inventory Available for Skoolie Projects

Skoolie’s are all the rage right now! Compared to smaller, more compact RVs, Skoolies are a larger option for DIYers wanting to hit the road! When building your future home on wheels, reliable transportation is extremely important! We can help you find the perfect bus to start your project! Check out the link below for Pre-Owned school buses and give us a call and so we can help find the perfect future home for you!

Job description

Automotive medium/heavy duty bus and truck dealership in Pelham, Alabama seeking experienced Parts Sales Person to join our team. We have an immediate opening for a strong, self-motivated individual with knowledge of medium/heavy duty bus and/or truck parts. We promote a team atmosphere with the number one goal of putting the customer’s needs 1st!
 

Requirements

  • Previous experience in the bus/truck/auto parts sales preferred
  • Superior customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to learn new product lines quickly
  • Knowledgeable with computers
  • Experience in CDK or other automotive dealership management software is a plus
  • Valid Driver’s license, clean driving record

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with customers and technicians to fulfill parts requirements
  • Determine the availability of parts to best serve customer needs
  • Research parts in multiple OEM systems
  • Meet/exceed sales and gross profit goals by building relationships and [...]

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced  two school bus rebate opportunities in 2021.  they are: the 2021 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) School Bus Rebate Program and the 2021 American Rescue Plan Electric School Bus Rebates. Both rebate opportunities are said to total nearly $17 million combined funding for schools and bus fleet owners.  This is in an effort to replace older, highly polluting diesel school buses.  Read more here

 

To learn more about the rebate programs, applicant eligibility, selection process, and informational webinar dates, visit https://www.epa.gov/dera/rebates

 

Need more information on how to take advantage of this program?  Call the experts at one of our three locations at 844.256.6169

 

 

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