VOLGREN WINS NSW SUPPLIER AWARD
AUSTRALIAN BUS BODY-MAKER Volgren has won the prestigious Supplier of the Year Award at the 2018 BusNSW Member Conference recently, officiated at by The Hon. Andrew Constance, Minister for Transport and Infrastructure.
Held at the Crowne Plaza Resort in the Hunter Valley, the awards recognise excellence in a range of disciplines throughout the NSW bus and coach industry.
Winners were as follows:
• Industry Achiever Award - Michael Kerr from Rover Motors
• Innovative Operator of the Year - Punchbowl Bus Company (accepted by Alex Murray)
• Outstanding Industry Contribution - Frank D’Apuzzo (accepted on his behalf by Peter Ferris)
• Supplier of the Year - Volgren (accepted by John Allen). Volgren CEO Peter Dale said on behalf of the entire company he was delighted and humbled to win Supplier of the Year.
“To be nominated and acknowledged by operators and the wider bus industry in NSW is a major endorsement of the work we do, our buses and the partnerships we continue to build with customers,” Dale said.
“BusNSW play a critical role in advancing the entire bus industry and I sincerely thank them and our NSW customers for their continued loyalty and support.”
Dale says that after-sales service has been a significant focus for Volgren in New South Wales and that, “Volgren take great pride not only in the buses we build, but our after-sales service.”
“Since opening our service and spare parts centre in Ingleburn, we now have a fleet of five service vans to meet the growing needs of NSW operators. We’ve also appointed a major account manager, John Allen, who is based in Ingleburn.”
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