LBS South acquires IC Bus distribution rights

Posted on August 2, 2012

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — LBS South has completed a deal with Rivers Bus and RV Sales for certain business assets and the distribution rights for IC Bus units.

“The completion of the deal between Rivers Bus and LBS South is an important milestone for IC Bus customers in Florida,” said Mike Leonard, president of LBS South. “It marks the changing of the guard and sets the stage for LBS South to bring our award-winning customer support and commitment to excellence to our new Florida customers.”

LBS South is owned and operated by the Leonard family, which also runs Leonard Bus Sales in New York. 

Officials said LBS South will offer a range of training, service and support to customers by using mobile support vehicles and expanding the capabilities of the former Rivers Bus facility. 

The company also has plans to expand its product line, and add a full-service distribution facility and employees to the Florida market.

“IC Bus is pleased that Leonard Bus Sales is expanding operations in Florida,” said John McKinney, president of Navistar Global Bus. “As the recipient of the ‘IC Bus Eastern Region Dealer of the Year’ award in 2011, I am confident that LBS South will continue to excel in providing cost-effective transportation solutions to the market, matched by their unparalleled customer support.”

Other recent stories related to IC Bus:

IC Bus honors top dealers

Navistar launches new IC Bus campaign

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Related Topics: Florida, IC Bus

Comments ( 1 )
  • Donna Hackett

     | about 5 years ago

    The Leonard "family" is top notch and has become an integral component of School districts, like ours, across NY. Their IC School buses are continuously evaluated for safety, performance, function and efficiency through user groups and open ears to their customers and industry associates. Hands down, their customer service is second to none! Whether attending to our Mechanic's technical questions and comments or to my non- technical inquiries and suggestions, LBS is ALWAYS there for us. Congratulations to all of you - IC Bus, Leonard Bus Sales and LBS South!

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