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Phone: 800-765-7242


  PRESS RELEASE
March 4, 2009
Saia Opens New Terminal in Illinois

Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) opened a new terminal Feb. 23 in Effingham, IL because of growth in the area. The addition of this facility brings the total number of Saia terminals operating in Illinois to three and the number of Saia personnel employed in the state to nearly 300.

The address and contact information for the new terminal is:

1414 East Fayette Avenue
Teutopolis, IL 62467
Phone Number: 217-857-9330 or 1-800-765-7242
Manager: Stuart Glaspie

The terminal will provide additional direct point coverage to southeastern Illinois and western Indiana. This new point is an excellent service offer and solution for customers with freight moving into and out of these states.

About Saia, Inc.

Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) is a less-than-truckload provider of regional, interregional and guaranteed services covering 34 states. Saia is home to the industry-leading Xtreme Guarantee product, which guarantees total customer satisfaction from pick-up through invoicing. Saia offers complete North American coverage through partner agreements. With headquarters in Johns Creek, Ga., and a network of 148 terminals, the carrier employs 7,800 people. For more information on Saia, visit the Saia Web site at www.saia.com.