Saia LTL Freight Honored With Lowe's 2012 Gold Service Award
JOHNS CREEK, GA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/01/13 -- Saia Inc. (NASDAQ:
SAIA) announced that Saia LTL Freight was recently presented with a
2012 Gold Service Award by Lowe's Companies Inc.
"We are extremely pleased to be recognized by Lowe's," said Saia
President and CEO Rick O'Dell. "Our employees work exceedingly hard
each day -- making sure that our service offering is superior -- so
that we can meet the expectations of customers like Lowe's. It's
rewarding to see our commitment validated in this manner."
Lowe's measures the performance of their carriers each week with
regard to four primary objectives including on-time and claims-free
delivery. Consistently achieving a high level of service in all four
categories earns carriers one of five recognitions -- core, bronze,
silver, gold or platinum. This is the 13th time Saia LTL Freight has
been recognized by the home improvement giant.
Lowe's is a FORTUNE(R) 100 company that operates more than 1,750
stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico. They serve
approximately 15 million customers each week and employ more than
About Saia Inc.
Saia Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA), with 2012 revenues of $1.1 billion, offers
customers a wide range of less-than-truckload, non-asset truckload,
and logistic services. The company operates 147 terminals in 34
states and is home to the industry-exclusive Customer Service
Indicators and Xtreme Guarantee. With headquarters in Georgia, Saia
employs 8,000 people nationwide. Saia LTL Freight has been recognized
by the American Trucking Associations Safety Management Council with
first place honors for its outstanding safety record. For more
information on Saia Inc. or any of the service groups, visit
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For more information, contact:
Jeannie S. Jump
Saia Corporate Public Relations Coordinator
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