Saia, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of less-than-truckload (LTL), non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics services in the United States. The company has six subsidiaries, including Saia Motor Freight Line, LLC (Saia LTL Freight); Saia TL Plus, LLC; Saia Sales, LLC; Saia Logistics Services, LLC; MetroGo, Inc.; and LinkEx, Inc. The company serves various customers by offering regional and interregional LTL, truckload, guaranteed, expedited and logistics services. Saia LTL Freight Saia LTL Freight operates as a multi-regional LTL carrier that serves 34 states in the South, Southwest, Midwest, Pacific Northwest and West. Saia LTL Freight specializes in offering its customers a range of regional and interregional LTL services, including time-definite and expedited options. Saia LTL Freight primarily provides its customers with solutions for shipments between 100 and 10,000 pounds, and also provides selected guaranteed, expedited and truckload services. As of December 31, 2015, Saia LTL Freight operated a network comprised of 150 owned and leased locations. Business Strategy The key elements of the company’s business strategy include to manage yields and business mix; increase density in existing geographies; continue focus on delivering best-in-class service; continue focus on improving operating efficiencies; prepare the organization for future growth; expand portfolio of services in the asset-light market; and expand geographic footprint. Seasonality The company’s revenues are subject to seasonal variations. Generally, the first quarter (year ending December 2015) is the weakest quarter, while the second and third quarters are the strongest quarters in terms of revenue and profit. Quarterly profitability is also impacted by the timing of salary and wage increases and general rate increases which have varied over the years. Regulation As a transportation provider of foodstuffs, the company is subject to rules issued by the Food and Drug Administration to provide for the security of food and foodstuffs throughout the supply chain. Trademarks and Patents The company has registered various service marks and trademarks in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, including Saia Guaranteed Select, Saia Customer Service Indicators and Saia Xtreme Guarantee. History Saia, Inc. was founded in 2000.
saia inc (SAIA:NASDAQ GS)
11465 Johns Creek Parkway
Johns Creek, GA 30097
The information and data displayed in this profile are created and managed by S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&P Global. Bloomberg.com does not create or control the content.
|No competitor information is available for SAIA.|
|View Industry Companies|
Sponsored Financial Commentaries
To contact SAIA INC, please visit www.saia.com. Company data is provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Please use this form to report any data issues.