Saia

Saia

Saia is an American LTL carrier that offers regional and interregional LTL, non-asset truckload service, and third-party logistics. Founded in 1924 with headquarters in Johns Creek, Georgia, the company reported 2013 revenue of $1.14 billion, up 3.7 percent year-over-year. The company also recorded net income of $43.63 million, up 36 percent from the previous year’s net income of $32.05 million.

Saia and its subsidiaries — LTL Freight, Truckload Plus, and Logistics Services — employ 8,000 individuals and provide services to all 50 states as well as Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. The truckload carrier has a network of 147 terminals across North America and delivers more than 25,000 daily shipments.

Saia — the 10th largest LTL trucking company — had a net profit increase of 43 percent for all of 2013 to $43.6 million, and the fourth quarter was the carrier’s ninth straight quarter of more than 98 percent on-time service.

29 Jul 2015
U.S. trucking companies continue to make more from less, with Saia, the 10th-largest U.S. less-than-truckload carrier, reporting bigger second-quarter profits on reduced revenue and tonnage.
01 May 2015
Despite sluggish volumes, higher pricing helped boost first-quarter earnings to record levels, freight carrier Saia reported this week.
FedEx Freight truck
16 Mar 2015
Truck drivers at the Stockton, California terminal of FedEx Freight, the largest U.S. trucking company, voted to join the Teamsters union, making Stockton the fourth terminal to go union since the start of an organizing campaign last fall. However, six terminals have rejected the union, and the Teamsters have withdrawn six election petitions.
04 Feb 2015
Saia's $25 million purchase of LinkEx, an intermodal logistics firm with international and domestic U.S. business, reflects growing interest in global freight among U.S. LTL carriers.
02 Feb 2015
LTL trucker Saia increased revenue and profit for 2014 and the fourth quarter. New equipment that captures the cubic dimension and weight of shipments helped.
01 Dec 2014
Pricing power and advances in technology are spurring innovation in LTL pricing, encouraging carriers to test out dimensional-weight pricing and other alternatives to class-based tariff rates as they seek more dynamic, flexible pricing models.
13 Nov 2014
The third quarter was good to practically all the publicly owned U.S. trucking companies: none reported losses, and their combined revenue rose 10.7 percent to more than $10 billion, supported by a second quarter of stronger freight demand and economic growth.
Saia doubles trailer on a U.S. highway.
29 Oct 2014
Saia, the 10th-largest U.S. less-than-truckload carrier, increased tonnage, shipments, revenue and profit in the third quarter, and so far in the fourth quarter sees no signs of a slowdown.
27 Oct 2014
Strong industrial production and manufacturing output mean 'Happy Days' for LTL carriers, despite numerous challenges, the CEO of largest privately owned LTL carrier says.
10 Sep 2014
A fundamental improvement in the industrial U.S.
ABF Freight saw the biggest increase in profitability on the LTL side in the second quarter, 314.5 percent.
01 Sep 2014
A review of publicly owned trucking company earnings in the second quarter shows the strength of freight demand building up as the U.S. economy expanded, supporting growing expectations of a busier than typical peak shipping season in North America this fall.
31 Jul 2014
The strength of the 2014 economic recovery isn’t being questioned at Old Dominion Freight Line and Saia, two of the most profitable U.S. less-than-truckload carriers.