Two giant transportation companies in the United Kingdom — National Express Group PLC and FirstGroup PLC — have crossed The Pond to grab a hunk of the privatized school transportation segment.
The Oregon-based contractor has used family ties to build an efficient, safe operation in the Pacific Northwest.
Related services, such as transportation, are ripe for scrutiny, especially as budget pressures continue to mount.
By far, the most pressing issue for school bus contractors these days is the driver shortage.
Other hot topics include effects of consolidation, the driver shortage and fears of industry domination by mega-contractors.
Displaying a strong commitment to service excellence and lifting of industry standards, Barry Stock, senior vice president of Stock Transportation Ltd...
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