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Transportation Manager Buys Coach America’s Operations In 15 Cities

Posted on September 18, 2012

DALLAS — Transportation Management Services Inc. (TMS) has acquired certain assets and operations of Coach America Holdings, Inc., and merged the acquired assets into its Horizon Coach Lines and Cabana Coaches operations.

The combined entity is now one of the largest privately-owned charter and tour bus operators in the country, operating more than 1,200 vehicles.

TMS has acquired operations in 15 markets: Los Angeles; San Francisco; San Diego; Phoenix; Las Vegas; Denver; Houston; Miami; West Palm Beach; Orlando; Jacksonville, FL; Charlotte; Winston-Salem; Raleigh-Durham; and Jacksonville, NC.

The acquired businesses will operate under the Horizon Coach Lines brand name and will be based in Dallas. TMS will continue operations in most of the acquired markets while continuing to work with its existing independent bus network to meet the growing needs of its events and government services client base.
 
About Transportation Management Services
Since 1995, TMS has assisted more than 1,000 clients in successfully transporting more than 34 million passengers across the United States and around the world. TMS has expertise in planning and managing event transportation with unique insight into related functional areas such as project planning, detailed operational planning and variable demand. Through its Horizon Coach Lines affiliates, TMS provides bus charters, local sightseeing tours, convention shuttles and contract services in select markets throughout North America including locations in California, Texas, Florida, North Carolina, Colorado and British Columbia.

Information: www.tms.com and www.horizoncoachlines.com

Source: TMS

Related Topics: business deals, charter and tour operators, mergers & acquisitions

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