Arrow Stage Lines Receives Innovative Solutions Award

Arrow Stage Lines was recently awarded Metro Magazine’s 2016 Innovative Solutions Award at BusCon 2016 in Indianapolis, IN. The Innovative Solutions Award was presented to both Arrow Stage Lines and Motor Coach Industries (MCI) for partnering to develop an innovative platform that extended Arrow Stage Lines’ driver education element of the business. 

Luke Busskohl

“MCI has been an excellent partner developing this solution,” said Arrow Stage Lines’ COO, Luke Busskohl. “Creating a channel to deliver continuing education content to our drivers was a very important initiative for us this year, and MCI helped make that a reality.” 

Arrow Stage Lines now provides all Arrow Stage Lines’ drivers with advanced safety and operational educational opportunities via an online Learning Management System (LMS). Arrow Stage Lines’ drivers are required to complete a number of continuing education requirements established by Arrow Stage Lines, annually. Many of these courses are developed by Arrow Stage Lines and in coordination with MCI. 

“Our team has executed this new process extremely well, and it has been an excellent asset to our safety and operational training,” said Luke.

The Arrow Stage Lines development team consisted of Jeff Howes, Arrow Stage Lines’ Pacific Region Operations Director, Gene Wordekemper, Arrow Stage Lines’ Director of Maintenance, Ray Smith, Arrow Stage Lines’ Assistant Director of Maintenance, Tim Boston, Arrow Stage Lines’ Director of Safety & Risk, and Cassie Riggert, Arrow Stage Lines’ Manager of Driver Training.

The advancement of the LMS system continues to support Arrow Stage Lines’ dedication to providing superior safety to every customer on every charter bus trip. Arrow Stage Lines award winning safety program, is one of the main reasons the company remains a top motorcoach provider. 

Tim Boston

“We will always continue to place a high level of focus on the development of our safety program,” said Arrow Stage Lines’ Director of Safety & Risk, Tim Boston. “This is a vital part of the Arrow Stage Lines’ mission, and the LMS component is one more advancement in the right direction.”  

This marks Arrow Stage Lines second Metro Magazine Innovation Award this year. The company received Metro Magazine’s 2016 Innovative Operator of the Year Award in early 2016 for advancements like Arrow Connect, web design, EVIR solutions and more. 

To read the full Metro Magazine release please click here.