Saia is an operating subsidiary of SCS Transportation, Inc, a leading transportation company providing a variety of trucking solutions to a broad range of industries, including the retail, chemical and manufacturing industries through itÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢s supply chain. With a turnover exceeding $585 million annually and services spanning the south, southwest, pacific northwest, mid-west and western regions of the United States. Added to this itÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢s partners cover North America which includes Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. It is easily one of the largest LTL (Less-than-truckload) companies in the U.S.
Headquartered in Duluth, GA and with business offices are located in Houma, LA and Boise, ID, Saia covers thirty states through its 5,800 employees and 128 terminals, beginning with five states and a network of only twenty three terminals. It was taken over by Yellow Corporation the company and was merged with Smalley Transportation and two years later. They opened terminals in North and South Carolina and western Texas. Saia integrated with WestEx and Action Express, two sister companies, to extend service.
Saia maintains a huge fleet of more than 2,500 tractors and 8,200 trailers. From full-size 53' trailers to 28' pups. SaiasÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢ commitment is matched only by their resources and extreme performance with the best guarantee in the business of transportation of freight. SaiaÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢s reputation is matched by no other LTL. Although some carriers guarantee on-time delivery, Saia has the confidence in their ability to guarantee all customer needs every time and at every step.
Saia gives you all critical information you may need in real-time, giving you control over your entire shipping department. Every day, Saia measures Customer Service Performance Levels to ensure a most responsive service. With a strict Attendance monitoring system to ensure that Saia is always working on full strength manpower to quality monitoring that includes call monitoring and courtesy on their toll free numbers attended to by well cared for employees that enjoy benefits like health insurance, Dental insurance apart from an employee stock purchase program. Because Saia believes that happy employees will make happy customers.
This has been reflected in the fact that Saia has received awards from organizations like Information Week and Ryder Transportation Management.
There is very, very little that Saia cannot do for itÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢s customers. Saia will find a way to find to do what needs to be done within the framework of the law for itÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢s customers. This attitude propels Saia into the future as the leading transportation provider in the U.S.
Saia Motor Freight Line Inc. Ãƒ‚Ã¢€“ Leading transportation into the future!Posted on Mar 10, 2006