JOHNS CREEK, Ga., April 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saia Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) announced that Saia LTL Freight was recently honored by DHL Supply Chain, part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, at the company's annual carrier summit where select carrier customers were recognized for their superior performance last year. Saia was named "National LTL Carrier of the Year" at the event held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. More than 70 North American carriers participated in the summit.
"We are pleased to be honored by DHL with this award," said Saia Director of 3PL Sales Scott Jandacek. "This recognition validates the wonderful service Saia provides all its customers."
DHL measures carrier execution via several core key performance indicators including on-time performance, on-time delivery, tender acceptance and visibility performance along with other attributes or value creation items such as ease of doing business with and customer service.
"Our carrier performance award winners represent the best of the best in supply chain," said Jim Monkmeyer, president of transportation for DHL Supply Chain. "Their partnership to deliver, even under the most challenging conditions, continues to support our ability to consistently exceed customer expectations."
"The relationship we share with DHL is predicated on teamwork," stated Jandacek. "Our employees work to make sure we're achieving our customers' goals every day."
Saia continues to expand, providing customers with more direct shipping points and improved service. It opened its newest terminal in March in Wrentham, Massachusetts. This is the 11th facility the company has launched in the Northeast since 2017.
About Saia Inc.
Saia Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) offers customers a wide range of less-than-truckload, non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics services. With headquarters in Georgia, Saia LTL Freight operates 162 terminals across 42 states. With headquarters in Johns Creek, Georgia, Saia employs over 10,000 people nationwide. Saia has been recognized by the American Trucking Associations Safety Management Council for its outstanding safety record. For more information on Saia Inc., visit www.saia.com.
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Jeannie S. Jump
Saia Corporate Public Relations
Source: Saia, Inc.