JOHNS CREEK, GA - July 11, 2011 - Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) opened a new terminal today in Bloomington, IL. The 20-door facility is located at 902 Interstate Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704.

The addition of this terminal brings the total number of Saia facilities serving the state to six, the number of personnel employed in Illinois to nearly 300, and the company's coverage to over 10,500 direct points, system-wide.

"Because the new facility is centrally located in Illinois, we can provide our customers with direct service to the entire midsection of the state," explained Paul Peck, Saia's vice president of eastern operations. "We have seen increased demand by shippers in this area. As such, we think this is an exciting opportunity for both the company and our shippers."

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 nearly 8,000 people.