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06/16/2020

 


  Ready for recovery: MCI provides tools to clean and disinfect
 

From MCI:

Ready for recovery:
MCI provides tools to clean and disinfect motor coaches, protect returning riders and drivers

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., ("NFI"), one of the world 's largest independent global bus manufacturers, is going the extra mile to help motor coach operators increase rider confidence for a successful restart.

At MCI, passenger care has always been Priority No. 1.

Over the past several weeks, MCI 's engineering and field support teams and colleagues from sister company NFI Parts have been meeting with suppliers, talking with customers and serving on industry task force committees. As a result, MCI has been providing guidance, establishing best practices in cleaning, disinfecting, distancing and other protection protocols to share with its customers.

These efforts have produced the following resources for motor coach operators available on MCI 's website. They include:

NFI Parts™ Clean & Protect Product Guide

NFI Parts' Clean and Protect Product Guide offers the most requested product for most MCI models with focus on next-level cleanliness and virus-transmission mitigation solutions. The guide consolidates current MCI and NFI Parts options for safe and successful operations organizing them under these four pillars:


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  Prevost Pre-owned Welcomes Veteran Salesperson Janet Cathey

    From Prevost:

Prevost is excited to welcome Janet Cathey to the pre-owned sales team. Janet will cover eight states as the South East Regional Sales Manager for Pre-Owned Coaches. Cathey is a familiar face to many operations, and brings over 30 years of industry experience in the cutaway and motorcoach industries.

"I am very excited to join the Prevost team where the customer is our primary focus." says Cathey, "I am looking forward to working with all the customers within my region that I have worked with for years and meeting new customers within my newly assigned territory. My approach is one of customer service and building trusted relationships."

Janet joins the Prevost team from Motor Coach Industries Des Plaines, IL where she was responsible for the sale of Pre-Owned coaches throughout the South East USA. While in this position, Janet was able to cultivate customer relationships.

"We are so excited to have Janet join the Prevost team, she will be a trusted advisor to our customers," says Mitch Guralnick, Director, Pre Owned Coach Sales. "Janet has extensive experience in this territory and many of our customers already know and enjoy working with her. Janet is the final piece of building an extraordinary Prevost Pre-Owned Team. We now have many years of industry experience within our team. Our plan is to share our knowledge and advise our customers moving forward. We want to assist our customers in achieving the peace of mind that comes from selecting the right coaches for their operation."

Janet Cathey joins Prevost effective June 15, 2020.


Prevost is excited to welcome Janet Cathey to the pre-owned sales team. Janet will cover eight states as the South East Regional Sales Manager for Pre-Owned Coaches. Cathey is a familiar face to many operations, and brings over 30 years of industry experience in the cutaway and motorcoach industries.

 

 
  Nominate an Exceptional School Bus Contractor
  
     From School Bus Fleet:

Do you know an exemplary school bus contractor who deserves recognition for his or her efforts? If so, School Bus Fleet wants to hear from you.

SBF is accepting nominations for its annual Contractor of the Year award.

Each year, we look for candidates who have made significant contributions to pupil transportation through their own companies as well as through industry associations.

The deadline for nominations is Monday, July 6. Submit a nomination using this form.

For more information, contact Nicole Schlosser at Nicole.Schlosser@bobit.com.

Read about SBF's 2019 Contractor of the Year, Michael Wagner.


 

SBF is accepting nominations for the 2020 Contractor of the Year award. Seen here center is 2019 recipient Michael Wagner with National School Transportation Association Past President Blake Krapf (left) and SBF Associate Publisher Mark Hollenbeck (right).
 

 

 

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