SAIA, INC. (NASDAQ:SAIA) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure

SAIA, INC. (NASDAQ:SAIA) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure

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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

Attached as Exhibit 99.1 is the transcript of the conference call
to discuss the fourth quarter earnings of Saia, Inc. The
Securities and Exchange Commission encourages companies to
disclose forward-looking information so that investors can better
understand the future prospects of a company and make informed
investment decisions. This news release contains these types of
statements which are “forward-looking statements” within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

Words such as “anticipate,” “estimate,” “expect,”
“project,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “predict,”
“believe,” “should” and similar words or expressions are
intended to identify forward-looking statements. Investors should
not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and the
Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any
forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements
reflect the present expectation of future events of our
management as of the date of this news release and are subject to
a number of important factors, risks, uncertainties and
assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially
from those described in any forward-looking statements. These
factors, risks, assumptions and uncertainties include, but are
not limited to, the following:

general economic conditions including downturns in the
business cycle;

effectiveness of Company-specific performance improvement
initiatives, including management of the cost structure
to match shifts in customer volume levels;

the creditworthiness of our customers and their ability
to pay for services;

failure to achieve acquisition synergies;

failure to operate and grow acquired businesses in a
manner that supports the value allocated to these
acquired businesses, including their goodwill;

economic declines in the geographic regions or industries
in which our customers operate;

competitive initiatives and pricing pressures, including
in connection with fuel surcharge;

loss of significant customers;

the Companys need for capital and uncertainty of the
credit markets;

the possibility of defaults under the Companys debt
agreements (including violation of financial covenants);

possible issuance of equity which would dilute stock
ownership;

integration risks;

the effect of litigation including class action lawsuits;

cost and availability of qualified drivers, fuel,
purchased transportation, real property, revenue
equipment and other assets;

governmental regulations, including but not limited to
Hours of Service, engine emissions, the Compliance,
Safety, Accountability (CSA) initiative, compliance with
legislation requiring companies to evaluate their
internal control over financial reporting,Homeland
Security, environmental regulations and the Food and Drug
Administration (FDA);

changes in interpretation of accounting principles;

dependence on key employees;

inclement weather;

labor relations, including the adverse impact should a
portion of the Companys workforce become unionized;

terrorism risks;

self-insurance claims and other expense volatility;

cost and availability of insurance coverage;

increased costs of healthcare benefits and
administration, including as a result of healthcare
reform legislation;

social media risks;

cyber-security risk; and

other financial, operational and legal risks and
uncertainties detailed from time to time in the Companys
SEC filings.

As a result of these and other factors, no assurance can be given
as to our future results and achievements. A forward looking
statement is neither a prediction nor a guarantee of future
events or circumstances and those future events or circumstances
may not occur.

The information in this Current Report is being furnished to Item
9 and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section
18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or
otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The
information in this Current Report shall not be incorporated by
reference into any registration statement to the Securities Act
of 1933, as amended. The furnishing of the information in this
Current Report is not intended to, and does not, constitute a
representation that such furnishing is required by Regulation FD
or that the information this Current Report contains is material
investor information that is not otherwise publicly available.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

99.1 Transcript conference call of Saia, Inc. on February 3,
2017.


About SAIA, INC. (NASDAQ:SAIA)

Saia, Inc. is a transportation company. The Company provides a range of less-than-truckload (LTL), non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics services across the United States. The Company conducts its operations through its subsidiaries, such as Saia Motor Freight Line, LLC (Saia LTL Freight), Saia TL Plus, LLC (Saia TL Plus), Saia Sales, LLC (Saia Sales), Saia Logistics Services, LLC (Saia Logistics Services), MetroGo, Inc. (MetroGo) and LinkEx, Inc. (LinkEx). Saia LTL Freight is a multi-regional LTL carrier that serves over 30 states in the South, Southwest, Midwest, Pacific Northwest and West. Saia LTL Freight specializes in offering its customers a range of regional and interregional LTL services, including time-definite and expedited options. Saia LTL Freight primarily provides its customers with solutions for shipments between 100 and 10,000 pounds, as well as selected guaranteed, expedited and truckload services.

SAIA, INC. (NASDAQ:SAIA) Recent Trading Information

SAIA, INC. (NASDAQ:SAIA) closed its last trading session up +1.05 at 47.65 with 285,308 shares trading hands.

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