Navistar Names Bendix Diamond Supplier

ELYRIA, Ohio — Truck builder Navistar has named Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC a Diamond Supplier for the second year in a row. The award recognizes Navistar’s top-performing suppliers for helping improve customer uptime and exceeding customer expectations for quality, delivery, technology, and cost. This year’s 34 Diamond Suppliers represent the top 2 percent of Navistar’s worldwide supply base. Navistar presented the Diamond Supplier award in a ceremony at Bendix headquarters today.

Transportation Taps Fed Funding for Full-Time Head Start

The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded roughly $290 million to hundreds of Head Start and Early Head Start programs around the country to expand the hours of service for enrolled children and increase essential transportation services. 

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Trans Tech and Southern Bus & Mobility Sign Exclusive Dealership Agreement

WARWICK, N.Y. – Trans Tech announced today that it has reached an agreement with Southern Bus & Mobility to be their exclusive dealer for sales and service of its full-line of Type-A school buses in the states of Illinois and Missouri. Trans Tech continues to expand its market across the United States and Canada by growing its dealer network and bringing customer-inspired innovation to its industry-leading Type-A school buses.

Arkansas State Director Simmons Announces Retirement

Mike Simmons, senior transportation manager of the Arkansas Department of Education for the last 16 years, announced he is stepping down from his position and retiring from the industry effective Dec. 31.

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ALK Technologies and Synovia Solutions Partner to Bring Safety-driven Navigation to the Student Transportation Sector

ALK Technologies, a Trimble Company and global leader in GeoLogistics® solutions and navigation software, and Synovia Solutions, LLC (Synovia), an industry-leading telematics company, have announced that ALK’s CoPilot® Professional integrated navigation is available as a seamlessly embedded component on Synovia’sMobile Data Terminal (MDT) solution based on the TREQ®-317 Android Tablet from Micronet.