Luxury Coach & Transportation

March 2016

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34 LIMOUSINE, CHARTER & TOUR MARCH 2016 WWW.LCTMAG.COM LCT's Fast 40: Join the conversation! The Industry's First Networking Group for Limo Operators Under 40 www.facebook.com/LCTFast40 LCT04-0358.15 CHARTER & TOUR: OPERATIONS we were the only ones in Dal- las that offered sedans to mo- torocoaches. And by doing a lot more in-house, we can add more to the bottom line." New Venture Most recently, Bedford Wynne Jr. bought an entertainment coach on Dec. 11, 2015, a 2009 Prevost Le Mirage XL II, the company's second. He acquired it for $375,000 with 350,000 miles. Called "Com- edy," it features a tiled Holly- wood-style walk of fame inside with stars bearing the names of famous comedians like Jack Benny, George Burns, Charlie Chaplin and Bob Hope. Wynne Transportation has launched a segment devoted to road shows and tours for sports teams, bands, perform- ers and entertainment indus- try clients. The sleeper coach has nine bunk beds, along with living room-style seat- ing, a kitchen, dining area tion, we care intimately about our clients. We both have our personal home phone num- bers listed in the white pages so our clients can reach us anytime. As situations arise, we rectify them quickly and elimi- nate potential surprises before they can happen." The company emphasizes its safety record and practic- es, especially the three-point seatbelts on its motorcoaches. CFO Capers likes to relay an anecdote about a client who "Googled" the terms "safety, ground transportation, buses, and Houston," and found Wynne in Dallas. (A recent search with those terms puts Wynne ffth in SEO rankings). "We believe that safety is not an accident; it is a way of life," Capers says. "It's not uncommon to have 3,000 people come into Dal- las," Joan Wynne says. "They need a full service transporta- tion company. For seven years starts to kick in. The Wynnes also decided to hire mechanics due to the increased liability of running motorcoaches. "Our name is on the side of every bus," Bedford Wynne Jr. says. "As a family run organiza- tournament, for fve hours. So they jump on a bus." Wynne buys some buses new, some used. They have found that it's best to keep them up to fve years or 350,000 miles when higher maintenance The Wynne Transportation team is the closest working limousine and bus team to the nearby DFW Airport.

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