Coach Operator Recounts Experiences with Bus Brokers
Coach Operator Recounts Experiences with Bus Brokers by Dean Golden, Operations Manager at West Valley Charter Lines in Campbell, Calif.
Article: School Transportation News January 2007
BusRates.com, a consumer advocate directory and guide with more than 450 member companies nationwide, reports that 10.7 percent of its approximately 57,000 Web site visitors each month are searching specifically for school bus providers, but there is a shortage of school bus companies.
Operators Seek Ways to Cope with Brokers
While executives at some coach companies say they’ve had good experiences with selected brokers, many others complain of a wide range of problems.
Bus Brokers: Parasites or Expanding Business?
Bus brokers are changing the way people book motorcoach charters, but their practices are causing many operators to re-think the way they do business with them.
Article: School Transportation News January 2005
A new web site provides up-to-date listings to private school bus charter companies and includes tips to customers on choosing carriers.
Press Release: BusRates.com Launched
BusRates.com, the most complete and categorized online directory of over 4,300 charter bus companies located throughout the U.S. and Canada, was launched in pilot phase in November 2004.