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Wall transportation company awarded fleet contract in Missouri

Student Transportation Inc., a Wall-based provider of school transportation services, announced Tuesday that its subsidiary, Student Transportation of America Inc., has been awarded a new contract with Columbia Public Schools in Columbia, Missouri.The three-year contract will begin in August 2015 and feature 212 new school vehicles.  The contract, which has the option for additional renewal years, is expected to bring in annual revenues exceeding $10 million.

This is the first contract Student Transportation of America has landed in Missouri.

“We are excited about this bid win and look forward to our new partnership with Columbia Public Schools and the community,” Student Transportation Inc. Chief Operating Officer Patrick Vaughan said in a prepared statement. “We have an experienced team ready to serve and a tremendous reputation for quality service in our communities. We spend a lot of time developing a culture of mutual respect with our employees, parents and, of course, the students we transport. Our existing customers see the change we bring and eagerly recommended us to new potential customers.”

Student Transportation of America expects to hire approximately 225 people in the community, including drivers, dispatchers and vehicle technicians, Vaughan said.

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