Saia Company History Timeline

1924
HistorySaia was founded in 1924 with one terminal in Houma, Louisiana and continued to expand withterminals throughout Louisiana and Texas over the next five-and-a-half decades.
Saia began in 1924 in Houma, Louisiana by Louis Saia, Sr.
1970
By 1970, Saia expanded and established terminals in Texas and Louisiana.
1987
The Saia family sold Saia to Preston Trucking in 1987.
1993
The Yellow Corporation purchased Preston Trucking, along with Saia, in 1993.
1995
In 1995 Saia merged with Smalley Transportation resulting in the establishment of terminals in North Carolina, South Carolina and western Texas.
2006
In 2006 SCST sold Jevic Transportation and folded all corporate functions into Saia.
Founded
1924
Headquarters
Johns Creek, GA
Founders
Louis Saia Sr.

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