Central States Bus Sales, Inc., is a distributor for several manufacturers of buses and related equipment in Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Arkansas. Based in Fenton (St. Louis County), Missouri, Central States represents such manufacturers as Blue Bird, ElDorado-National, Champion Bus, General Coach, Goshen Coach, The Braun Corporation, Carrier Air Conditioning, Ricon, Q'Straint, Sure-Lok, Freedman Seating, and IMMI Seating. The products of these manufacturers are marketed to public and private schools, transit agencies, rural transit and para-transit providers, retirement and nursing institutions, churches, charter coach and limousine operators, casinos, and some very creative organizations who have found innovative applications for these products.
Central States also maintains a large inventory of used equipment of various types and sizes. In addition to selling the various buses, vans, and trolleys provided by each of these manufacturers, Central States maintains a large inventory of chassis, body, and electrical repair parts and related accessories in each of our four warehouse facilities. Trained ASE-Certified service technicians are employed at our facilities in St. Louis, Missouri, North Little Rock, Arkansas, Lebanon, Tennessee, and Big Rock, Illinois. This ensures that our customers receive prompt parts and service support, to operate their equipment effectively and efficiently.
Central States Bus Sales, Inc., is active in many industry associations such as Missouri Association for Pupil Transportation (MAPT), Illinois Association for Pupil Transportation (IAPT), Tennessee Association for Pupil Transportation (TAPT), Kentucky Association for Pupil Transportation (KAPT), Missouri Association of School Business Officials (MoASBO), Illinois Association of School Business Officials (IASBO), Arkansas Association of School Business Officials (AASBO), Missouri School Board Association (MSBA), Illinois School Board Association (ISBA), Arkansas School Board Association (ASBA), Missouri Public Transit Association (MPTA), and Missouri Association of Homes for the Aging (MoAHA), just to name a few. We are committed to providing outstanding products and services to our customers, and we try to focus every day on fulfilling our mission.