Saia recognized by Unishippers

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Saia Inc. announced that it was named 2011 Strategic Carrier Partner of the Year by Unishippers Global Logistics. With more than 285 franchises, Unishippers provides small and medium-sized businesses with cost-saving shipping services by leveraging the combined volume of freight of all their customers.

“Saia and Unishippers continue to enjoy an open, trusting and collaborative partnership,” says Mark Hamblin, Saia vice president of sales, Western Division. “Our mutual success is due to an ongoing dialog between both organizations, which helps each appreciate and respect the other’s changing needs. We understand our relationship is constantly evolving and mutual support is critical for ongoing success.”

“On behalf of our franchisees and the customers they serve, we thank Saia for being an integral and essential part of our continued success,” says Dan Lockwood, Unishippers Global Logistics chief executive officer. “Their dedication to overall quality and customer service, as well as their commitment to true collaboration, has led to a truly strategic partnership that is greatly appreciated.”