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Saia is a transportation company providing regional and interregional less-than-truckload (LTL) services. It offers non-asset truckload, expedited, and logistics solutions. The company operates a network of owned and leased facilities, and a fleet of tractors and trailers. Saia provides its services to a range of industries including retail, chemical, and manufacturing.

TypePublic
Founded1924
HQDuluth, GA, US
Websitesaia.com
Employee Ratings3.3
Overall CultureC-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)10,400
Job Openings745
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.8 B(+2%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$245.1(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Saia

Frederick Holzgrefe

Frederick Holzgrefe

President and Chief Executive Officer
Raymond Ramu

Raymond Ramu

Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer
Douglas Col

Douglas Col

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Paul Peck

Paul Peck

Executive Vice President of Operations
Karla Staver

Karla Staver

Vice President of Safety and Human Resources
Richard D. O'Dell

Richard D. O'Dell

Non-Executive Chairman
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Saia Office Locations

Saia has offices in Duluth, Houma and Nampa
Duluth, GA, US (HQ)
11465 Johns Creek Pkwy #400
Houma, LA, US
104 E Woodlawn Ranch Rd
Nampa, ID, US
1551 11th Ave N #200
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Saia Financials and Metrics

Saia Revenue

Saia's revenue was reported to be $1.82 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2021)

571.3m

Net income (Q2, 2021)

62.5m

EBIT (Q2, 2021)

82.9m

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2021)

6.5b

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

245.1

Cash (30-Jun-2021)

52.9m

EV

6.5b
Saia's current market capitalization is $6.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

1.4b1.7b1.8b1.8b

Revenue growth, %

13%20%8%

Operating expense total

1.3b1.5b1.6b

Depreciation and amortization

87.1m102.2m119.1m134.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q2, 2021

Revenue

392.8m428.7m425.6m410.6m464.2m468.9m446.4m418.1m481.4m571.3m

Operating expense total

365.2m387.2m386.9m382.0m413.0m423.5m407.6m382.4m

Depreciation and amortization

23.0m25.2m26.7m26.8m29.1m31.3m32.6m33.7m34.2m

EBIT

27.6m41.6m38.7m28.6m51.2m45.4m38.8m35.7m55.2m82.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

4.7m2.2m248.0k25.3m

Accounts Receivable

170.6m181.6m196.1m216.9m

Prepaid Expenses

17.5m20.6m18.5m19.5m

Current Assets

203.6m213.4m232.4m271.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q2, 2021

Cash

496.0k1.2m529.0k31.0k503.0k15.0k46.9m29.3m25.5m52.9m

Accounts Receivable

191.4m200.6m198.0m202.1m227.0m218.0m210.9m205.1m226.7m261.1m

Prepaid Expenses

28.0m38.3m

Current Assets

226.0m232.7m224.7m241.1m261.4m249.7m305.9m269.6m280.1m353.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

91.2m105.0m113.7m138.3m

Depreciation and Amortization

87.1m102.2m119.1m134.7m

Accounts Payable

7.1m10.6m10.3m5.8m

Cash From Operating Activities

157.8m256.4m272.9m309.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q2, 2021

Net Income

21.1m51.4m79.6m22.3m59.3m92.3m28.1m56.6m98.1m99.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

23.0m48.3m75.0m26.8m55.9m87.3m32.6m66.3m100.5m70.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

35.5m112.1m187.1m30.4m113.6m207.3m51.3m148.2m239.0m140.1m

Purchases of PP&E

(46.9m)(118.6m)(155.2m)(56.7m)(166.4m)(245.2m)(107.6m)(148.9m)(205.3m)(100.2m)
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

140.7k

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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Saia Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Average Distance Traveled in Miles

763775787811837840

Average Shipment Weight, pounds

1.41 k1.14 k1.12 k1.11 k1.35 k1.3 k

Tractors

3.78 k3.93 k3.99 k4.26 k4.83 k4.78 k

Trailers

11.53 k12.37 k13.18 k13.9 k15.48 k16.38 k
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Saia Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
LinkEx, Inc.
Saia Logistics Services, LLC
Saia Motor Freight Line, LLC
Saia Motor Freight Mexico, S. DE R.L. DE C.V.
Saia Sales, LLC
Saia TL Plus, LLC

Saia Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

79/100

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Saia Online and Social Media Presence

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Saia Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    69/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    58/100

  • Compensation

    B

    80/100

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Saia News and Updates

Saia Adds Two New Directors

JOHNS CREEK, Ga., Aug. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saia, Inc., (Nasdaq: SAIA), a leading transportation provider offering national less-than-truckload (LTL), non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics services, today announced the Board of Directors has elected Kevin A. Henry and Dr. Donald R. …

Saia Reports Record Second Quarter Results

JOHNS CREEK, Ga., July 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saia, Inc. (Nasdaq: SAIA), a leading transportation provider offering national less-than-truckload (LTL), non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics services, today reported second quarter 2021 financial results. Diluted earnings per share in t…

Saia to Announce Second Quarter 2021 Results on July 29, 2021

JOHNS CREEK, Ga., July 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA), a leading transportation provider offering multi-regional less-than-truckload (LTL), non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics services, announced that it will release its quarterly financial results before the marke…

Saia Reports Record First Quarter Results

JOHNS CREEK, Ga., April 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saia, Inc. (Nasdaq: SAIA), a leading transportation provider offering multi-regional less-than-truckload (LTL), non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics services, today reported first quarter 2021 financial results. Diluted earnings per shar…

Saia to Announce First Quarter 2021 Results on April 28, 2021

JOHNS CREEK, Ga., April 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA), a leading transportation provider offering multi-regional less-than-truckload (LTL), non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics services, announced that it will release its quarterly financial results before the mark…

Saia Opens Latest Northeastern Terminal in Delaware

Facility marks the 20th location the carrier has opened in the region Facility marks the 20th location the carrier has opened in the region
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Saia Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Saia founded?

    Saia was founded in 1924.

  • Who are Saia key executives?

    Saia's key executives are Frederick Holzgrefe, Raymond Ramu and Douglas Col.

  • How many employees does Saia have?

    Saia has 10,400 employees.

  • What is Saia revenue?

    Latest Saia annual revenue is $1.8 b.

  • What is Saia revenue per employee?

    Latest Saia revenue per employee is $175.2 k.

  • Who are Saia competitors?

    Competitors of Saia include Estes Express Lines, YRC Worldwide and Old Dominion Freight Line.

  • Where is Saia headquarters?

    Saia headquarters is located at 11465 Johns Creek Pkwy #400, Duluth.

  • Where are Saia offices?

    Saia has offices in Duluth, Houma and Nampa.

  • How many offices does Saia have?

    Saia has 3 offices.