SOURCE: Saia Inc.

Saia Inc.

August 12, 2014 12:21 ET

Burgum Named VP of Maintenance and Properties

JOHNS CREEK, GA--(Marketwired - Aug 12, 2014) - Saia Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) announced today that Cris A. Burgum has been named the new vice president of maintenance and properties at Saia LTL Freight.

In this position, he will provide oversight of equipment purchasing, maintenance, and real estate functions.

"Cris brings a record of achievement to his new position at the company," said Saia's Vice President of Transportation Brian Balius. "I am confident that our maintenance and properties functions will continue to evolve under his leadership."

Burgum's resume includes extensive experience in property management. He worked as a regional manager for an Alabama-based property management company as well as a director for another large firm located in Atlanta, Ga. He holds a bachelor's degree in marketing and transportation logistics from Ohio State University and a master's degree in real estate finance from Georgia State University.

He will be based at Saia's headquarters in Johns Creek, Ga.

About Saia Inc.
Saia Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA), with 2013 revenues of $1.1 billion, offers customers a wide range of less-than-truckload, non-asset truckload, and logistic services. The company operates 147 terminals in 34 states and is home to the industry-exclusive Customer Service Indicators and Xtreme Guarantee. With headquarters in Georgia, Saia employs 8,500 people nationwide. Saia LTL Freight has been recognized by the American Trucking Associations Safety Management Council with first place honors for its outstanding safety record. This year marks Saia's 90th anniversary. For more information on Saia Inc. or any of the service groups, visit

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Jeannie S. Jump
    Saia Corporate Public Relations Coordinator
    Phone: 770-232-4069