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Arrow Stage Lines’ Charter Bus Driver, Jim Sturm, Awarded eRating Driver Of The Month

Arrow Stage Lines’ Charter Bus Driver, Jim Sturm, Awarded eRating Driver Of The Month

Jim Sturm was recently awarded the Certification for Sustainable Transportation’s eRating Charter Bus Driver of the Month for the month of May. This award is sponsored by MCI. Monthly awards are presented to a driver who has gone above and beyond the call of duty in regards to using and promoting ‘Idle-Free’ practices and fuel-efficient driving. Arrow Stage Lines is dedicated to educating drivers on eco-sustainability practices. “Jim has been a very successful asset to Arrow Stage Lines because of the care and professionalism he represents in promoting the success of our customers, company, and the eco-friendly driving techniques when out on the road. He is constantly looking for ways to help implement new ideas and trainings for our drivers and to increase our reputation as one of the nation’s leaders in charter bus transportation,” said Arrow Stage Lines’ Great Plains Region Director, Eric Lundeen. As a leader in providing exceptional charter bus service, Arrow Stage Lines is dedicated to providing sustainable transportation options. The company has pledged to continually educate drivers and team members of best practices. Arrow Stage Lines charter buses are among the ‘greenest’ ways to travel. Each vehicle operates with extreme efficiency. Arrow Stage Lines has committed to limiting idle time, thus reducing greenhouse gases. In fact, Arrow Stage Lines has technology that will shutdown a charter bus after idling for an extended period. Arrow Stage Lines is not only dedicated to delivering confidence in charter bus service, but is aiming to help make the world a better place for future generations. Arrow Stage Lines’ partnership with the University of Virginia’s CST program helps develop a...
Arrow Stage Lines Helps NBA Champion Cavs Celebrate In Style

Arrow Stage Lines Helps NBA Champion Cavs Celebrate In Style

The pressroom is empty, the arena’s lights shutdown, and a champion has been crowned. It’s always bittersweet to see the close to a fantastic season, but we cannot forget about the celebration. When the newly crowned NBA champion, Cleveland Cavaliers, head to Las Vegas to celebrate, Arrow Stage Lines is the charter bus company that gets the call. The NBA history books are filled with storied championships, and 2016 has been no different. Arrow Stage Lines, a leader in athletic charter bus transportation, has always anticipated the start of every NBA season. The charter bus company welcomes the opportunity to serve all professional teams, but the championship seasons bring even more excitement. “It is an honor to work with professional teams all across the nation,” said Arrow Stage Lines’ COO, Luke Busskohl. “But when you get the call to help the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate their NBA Championship, that is an amazing honor.” The Cleveland Cavaliers wrapped-up all the post-game interviews, photo shoots, media spots, and jumped on a plane direct to Las Vegas. Upon arrival the team was greeted with a new MCI charter bus, equipped with Arrow Stage Lines’ new kiel seating. Arrow Stage Lines’ bus charter professionals welcomed the team, and made sure they were set to start the celebration! “Anytime the opportunity to provide charter bus service for LeBron James, Kevin Love, J.R. Smith, Kyrie Irving, and the rest of the crowned NBA champs, it is always an honor,” said Luke. Arrow Stage Lines is no stranger to providing first-class charter bus service to professional champions. Earlier this year, the bus charter company welcomed home the...
Arrow Stage Lines Gives Even More With Phase II

Arrow Stage Lines Gives Even More With Phase II

If you have recently visited arrowstagelines.com you may have noticed some small changes in the appearance of the site. The 2016 Innovative Operator of The Year, Arrow Stage Lines, has been quietly working on massive website changes in the background. After a new site release last May, Arrow Stage Lines promised a Phase II release would follow. The project vowed to deliver more imagery, stronger interactive elements, leadership bios, and more information about the company. “Phase II was a carefully crafted design project, that included some intricate moving pieces,” said Arrow Stage Lines’ COO, Luke Busskohl. “The new site delivers on the promised features and more.” The official website launch date was June 9th, 2016, but many of the new elements have been noticeably merging over into the current site. The new released site advances some of the features of the previous release. Arrow sales team members are even more accessible on the State pages, along with easier to navigate facility location identification. The new menu options allow for quick state and option selection. Image gallery sections are even larger than before, including new robust imagery. The company also provides insight into the newly launched Hero Project, as well select company leadership, storied company history, and Arrow Stage Lines’ dedicated efforts to securing a sustainable future. The cleaner user experience allows users to access information faster than before, and includes more video than ever before. “We wanted to deliver some awesome user features, while also showing customers ‘why’ Arrow Stage Lines is a top choice provider,” said Arrow Stage Lines V.P. of Marketing & Business Development, Brandon Osborn. “Our...
Arrow Tests On-Board Streaming Media

Arrow Tests On-Board Streaming Media

Omaha, NE – Arrow Stage Lines is looking to advance it’s charter bus features. Currently, Arrow Stage Lines is beta testing Arrow Connect Theater. This option allows passengers to stream select premier movie content and television content right to their personal devices. This option can be found on select Arrow Stage Lines and Express Arrow motorcoaches in Omaha, NE. “This truly advances the on-board experience for our customers,” said Arrow Stage Lines’ COO, Luke Busskohl. “We are excited to see how this beta test performs.” If the testing is successful, the company has plans to release this on-board option across the company’s nationwide locations on select vehicles. “It is extremely interesting to see how we can use this type of feature in the future to elevate the customer experience,” said Arrow Stage Lines’ V.P. of Marketing & Business Development, Brandon Osborn. Streaming content is not currently available with Arrow Connect V2.0. This is only available in select markets. Statistical data indicates more customers want a personal experience with their devices. Arrow Connect Theater appears to be a step in the right direction. “What is truly unique about Arrow Connect Theater is it can be used on any device,” said Luke. “This new option works on laptops, tablets, smart phones, virtually any mobile or portable device.” Arrow Stage Lines charter bus features currently include Find My Coach. This option allows groups to track the live location of any Arrow Stage Lines motorcoach, nationwide. Additionally, Arrow Stage Lines’ charter bus features include Arrow Connect. This is an exclusive bundling of connectivity options. This option includes outlets, WIFI, and one-touch navigation. DirectTV can be added in...
Arrow’s Jeff Howes Recognized for Supporting Citizen Warriors

Arrow’s Jeff Howes Recognized for Supporting Citizen Warriors

Las Vegas, NV – Jeff Howes, Arrow Stage Lines’ Pacific Operations Region Director was recently awarded the ESGR (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense Office) Service Member Patriot Award. Jeff received this recognition because of his continuous efforts made to support Citizen Warriors through a wide range of measures including flexible schedules, time off prior to and after deployment, caring for families and granting leaves of absence if needed. “This was a great surprise,” said Jeff. “We know there are those who not only serve our customers, but also serve our great nation. We aim to provide every team member with a great place to work. “ Arrow Stage Lines provides flexible scheduling to those who are dedicated to serving our great nation. The company also offers options for deployment and leaves of absence. “I am so pleased Jeff has been recognized for his efforts,” said Arrow Stage Lines’ COO, Luke Busskohl. “He is so involved with each Arrow team member, and truly deserves this recognition.” The ESGR acknowledgment is only awarded to those who have been nominated for the recognition. As a nationwide company, over 21% of Arrow Stage Lines’ team has veteran status or is registered as a Citizen Warrior. The company takes pride in providing members of the nation’s armed forces with excellent career opportunities. “Veterans and Citizen Warriors have great opportunities with Arrow Stage Lines,” said Luke. “We are always looking for qualified veterans and service men and women to join our team.” To learn more about Arrow Stage Lines’ nationwide veteran-friendly career opportunities...
Eco Friendly Transportation – Dedicated To A Better Future

Eco Friendly Transportation – Dedicated To A Better Future

In March of 2016 Arrow Stage Lines launched a learning partnership with the University of Vermont’s (UVM) Certification for Sustainable Transportation Program (CST) to deliver better eco friendly transportation. The Certification for Sustainable Transportation program was founded in 2012 to help improve economic, environmental, and energy efficiency within the passenger transportation sector. “Motorcoach travel has always been one of the top clean transportation options, but we are always looking for ways to improve our operations” said Arrow Stage Lines’ COO, Luke Busskohl. “This partnership with the university educates our drivers on ways we can help preserve a better tomorrow through better operating practice.” All Arrow Stage Lines’ drivers are in the process of becoming Eco Certified by the university’s CST program. Drivers are placed in a number of on-line learning courses to better understand how their driving performance can positively impact the world for future generations. Currently, over 79% of all Arrow Stage Lines drivers have achieved their Eco Certification. Drivers will be responsible for maintaining their certifications over the coming years. “There are always advancements in our industry. New ways to deliver better service to our passengers, and our communities,” said Arrow Stage Lines President & CEO, Steve Busskohl. “This program is just one more way we can help make our world a better place for future generations.” The program aims to reduce greenhouse gas and other harmful emissions, increase energy efficiency, and utilize new technologies. The CST programs can have positive impacts for communities, families, homes, farms, businesses, and the natural...

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