020: How to be Resilient and Resourceful with Kristen Billingsley of Heavy Duty Bus Parts

Kristen Billingsley

Hosts Tracy Swain and JaVonne Williams are joined by Kristen Billingsley, the President of Heavy Duty Bus Parts.  For over 40 years the Billingsley family has made it a common goal to increase their knowledge of the industry, while expanding the product line to meet the current needs and demands of those working to provide safe pupil transportation. Started in 1968 as a school bus parts manufacturer, Billingsley Parts quickly became a well-known, respected name in the industry. With ongoing research of products and the market, the family expanded the business by opening the doors of Heavy Duty Bus Parts, Inc. (HDBP) in 1996.

HDBP is the leader in providing supplier direct prices for original equipment manufactured and aftermarket parts.  Evolving with the internet age, HDBP launched DirectBus.com in 2001 the online division of HDBP. This business arm offers same day shipping and outstanding customer service, as well as online ordering.

HDBP is a proud member of NASDPTS, NAPT, ASBC, and many of the 50-state affiliates and regional transportation organizations. HDBP is a WBENC – Certified Women Owned Business. Kristen is also one of the featured authors Women in Business – Leading the Way Book to be released in Spring 2020.

To learn more about Kristen Billingsley and HDBP, visit her website at https://directbus.com/ or find Kristen Billingsley across various social media platforms.


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