Saia LTL Freight Announces General Rate Increase

JOHNS CREEK, GA – June 21, 2013 – Saia Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) announced that Saia LTL Freight has announced that effective July 1, 2013 it will implement an average general rate increase (GRI) of 5.9% on general LTL and truckload shipments. Selected accessorial charges will be impacted as will minimum charges, which will increase by 5.9% (rounded up to the nearest 50 cents), subject to a $2.00 minimum increase. The Saia 5700 7/1/13 rates and the Saia LTL Freight rules tariff will be available on our website at on July 1, 2013.

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