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JOHNS CREEK, Ga., Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) announced that Saia LTL Freight has opened a terminal in Altoona, Pennsylvania as part of the company’s continued expansion into the Northeast. This facility is the sixth terminal the company has opened in the state since May of 2017.
"We are excited to be part of the Altoona community as we work to provide our customers quality service through more direct shipping points,” said Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Ray Ramu. "This latest terminal is a direct reflection of our commitment to this goal. I’d like to welcome all of our new employees and thank everyone in operations and sales who’ve worked to make this latest facility a reality.”
Saia’s expansion into the Northeast is part of a multi-year plan to grow the company’s network. Three additional facilities are scheduled to open in Northeastern markets before yearend, bringing the total in the region to 10 since the initiative began last year.
“We continue to seek new facilities as we execute our expansion strategy,” explained Ramu. “Additionally, we are evaluating investments in our existing footprint to add capacity and to continue to get closer to the customer.”
About Saia, Inc.
Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA), with 2017 revenues of $1.4 billion, offers customers a wide range of less-than-truckload, non-asset truckload, and logistic services. The company operates 159 terminals in 40 states. With headquarters in Georgia, Saia employs over 10,000 people nationwide. Saia LTL Freight has been recognized by the American Trucking Associations Safety Management Council 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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