School Bus Outsourcing Consultants
Should a District privatize part or all of the existing transportation system? What are the pro’s and con’s of contracting transportation services? What is the impact on personnel, capital assets, facilities, service levels, and more? What is the best method of soliciting bids/proposals? Will there be effective competition now and in the future? What about program control? Who should be responsible for routing, parental contacts, stop determinations, and extra-curricular services? What safeguards should be integrated in specifications to provide proper management oversight and control?
Transportation Advisory Services(TAS) is nationally recognized for our third-party expertise with the very sensitive and important topic of outsourcing. We will evaluate the current District program in order to determine if privatizing part or all of the system would be beneficial. We will review labor agreements that are in place, evaluate assets and system requirements, and discuss options with District Administrators. Additionally, we will review the competitive marketplace in order to provide expertise and guidance in the contracting process.
Although each review is unique, typical outcomes will include, but not be limited to: