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Trade Shows are the ‘Shark Tank’ of the School Bus Industry

“I love coming here. It’s like the “Shark Tank” of our industry,” attendee Heather Handschin commented during the Trade Show held on day four of last month’s national Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers Conference. Several fellow attendees entering the Trade Show with her expressed the same level of anticipation. For their part, the vendors were ready and eager to share their new offerings, flagship products or improved staples.

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Roadeo Competition Held on Day 2 of #TSD2018

Sixteen teams demonstrated correct technique in pre-checks, child restraints, wheelchair securement, student management, driving skills and evacuation in the 2018 TSD Conference Roadeo, which was presented by School Transportation News and wheelchair securement supplier Q’Straint/Sure-Lok and co-sponsored by ALC, BESI, Inc., IC Bus, REI and Ricon.

PACCAR Parts Delivers Record-Setting Supply Chain Performance

RENTON WA — In 2017, PACCAR Parts set a new record with over 16 million global order lines shipped from its distribution centers. Through state-of-the-art supply chain systems and technology, PACCAR Parts “delivered impressive levels of order fulfillment” to DAF, Kenworth and Peterbilt dealers, and TRP Stores around the world in 2017.

Industry Legend Ed Donn Retires from 247 Security

Industry icon George (Ed) Donn recently retired from school bus video surveillance and management company 247 Security, Inc. to conclude a 43-year career in student transportation. Career highlights include a place in the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s Hall of Fame, as well as a Distinguished Service Award.

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