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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!


  • 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



  • 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


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



As material shortages continue in the automotive industry, procrastinating the purchase of your next bus or shuttle may cost in more ways than one.  The Bus Center’s award-winning sales team is here to assist!  With the shortages of chips, steel and labor, businesses will need to order now to update their fleet in 2022.   Call to discuss all options for the unique challenges head.  Toll Free:  844.256.6169



Benefits of Ordering Now 
  • Save Money:  It’s a fact that prices will continue to rise due to the increase of demand on limited product as well as continued increases on materials used to manufacture the buses themselves.  Costs on the entire supply chain have increased which causes our pricing to increase.  By placing your orders now, you can lock in the current pricing and save big!  
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The 2021 Section 179 Tax Deduction.

In the market for a new or used vehicle for your business?  You will want to take advantage of the Section 179 deduction and the Bus Center is here to help!  Now through December 31, 2021, eligible business owners can write off up to $1,050,000 for any new or used vehicles purchased, financed or leased, and put into service in 2021.   The maximum about of $2,620,000 can be spent on eligible equipment before the available tax deduction is reduced.  Contact one of our representatives today and ask about the 100% bonus depreciation that is available for new and used equipment, after the spending cap has been reached.  The bonus depreciation is retroactive to September 27, 2017 and good through 2022.  Get all the details by clicking here

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Transportation South’s Mike Johnson Passes Away

Mike Johnson, Transportation South


It is with great sorrow that we inform you of the passing of our beloved friend and co-worker, Mike Johnson. Mike passed away the evening of Friday, September 24, 2021.  He will be truly missed at Transportation South by his many friends and colleagues in the school bus industry. Mike began his career at Transportation South in May 2001 in the parts department and held various positions throughout his career. His current position as Outside Parts Sales led him to the South Alabama territory where he worked with various school transportation programs.


The Celebration of Life Service:
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Visitation and Viewing: 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Funeral Service 4:00pm – 5:00pm


Location: W.E. Lusain Funeral Home
629 Goldwire Way SW
Birmingham, Alabama 35211

Mask will be mandatory and enforced.



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



According to STN Online, the FCC will grant another opportunity for school districts to apply for Emergency Connectivity Fund (EFC).  The EFC funds are available to help implement school bus Wi-Fi hotspots. manual pdf   The application process begins September 28, 2021. Read more:

Mid-South Bus Center and BraunAbility invite you to attend our Training Class.  Discussion topics will include:  Lift Introduction, Service Available, Lift ID and Terminology, Operations Basics, Interlock System, Basic Electrical Connections, Electrical System, OB Occupied/Raised Switch, Basic Trouble Shooting, Hydraulic System, Switches, Adjustments & Maintenance & Cleaning Schedule.  Please register at one location below that is nearest to you.  All events times will be 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the week of May 3-5th.  Lunch will be provided for each member who has registered.


Carroll County Bus Garage
Date:  Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Address:  409 High Street  |  Huntingdon, TN 38344

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Lunch:  Noon (Provided)

Register Here

Mid-South Bus Center
Date:  Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Address:  3512 Bill Smith Drive Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Time: 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Lunch: Noon – Provided

Register Here


For nearly 50 years, The Bus Center has helped thousands find the right bus for their particular needs. In order to make your bus-buying experience as simple and stress-free as possible, we created The Bus Center Guide To Buying A Tour and Charter Bus. Inside you’ll learn:

  • Questions to ask before buying a tour or charter bus
  • How much will a charter bus weigh?
  • What floor plan do I need?
  • What options or special features will I need?
  • What’s the best option – buying or leasing?

Begin by searching our inventory by clicking here  Or call our sales representative at 844.256.6169


We are Growing!

The Bus Center - Atlanta Moving to New Address!

The Bus Center – Atlanta is moving to a new location as of October 28th! We are so excited to get to move to a large building and continue to help The Bus Center – Atlanta grow every single day by being able to reach more people. If you would like more information on The Bus Center – Atlanta, please give us a call at 770.675.3738. Thank you so much for always supporting The Bus Center in all of our current and future endeavor’s.

Our New Address

110 Holt Industrial Circle

Acworth, GA 30101




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