CINCINNATI — First Student, Inc., the leading school transportation provider in the U.S., today announced the acquisition of southern New York-based G&G Bus Service, a privately-owned company established in 1953.
First Student acquired 62 school buses and transferred management of all of G&G’s student transportation contracts. In addition, all 53 people previously employed by G&G, including drivers, mechanics, administrative staff and bus attendants, were transferred to First Student employment.
Customers whose business was transferred to First Student include:
- Chester Union Free School District
- Florida Union Free School District
- Minisink Valley Central School District
- Warwick Valley Central School District
- John S. Burke Catholic High School
- Greystone, Inc.
- AGRI Business Child Development
“We are pleased to add this new business to our portfolio and look forward to working with our new customers,” said Carey Paster, President & CEO of Commercial Development, Sales, & Marketing for First Student. “We have an industry-leading safety record, a commitment to delivering excellent customer service, as well as a world-class driver training and injury prevention program. Our new employees have already begun training in First Student’s programs.”