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® 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 248,000 people.
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 www.saiacorp.com.
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Jeannie S. Jump
Saia Corporate Public Relations Coordinator
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