JOHNS CREEK, Ga., Could 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Saia Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) introduced that Saia LTL Freight has launched a collection of progress initiatives because it seeks to rent and develop over 500 Class A business driver’s license (CDL) skilled drivers and 300 dockworkers all through the following a number of weeks. Saia is trying to capitalize on its ongoing geographic growth in addition to sturdy demand for its premium transport providers throughout the nation.
“To fulfill demand and proceed to supply clients the standard service they anticipate from Saia, we wish to fill open driver and dockworker positions across the firm. We’re excited a couple of $1,500 driver referral program, a $7,500 sign-on bonus in choose markets, in addition to a $5,000 incentive-based, dock-to-driver coaching program that creates an business main improvement alternative for anybody eager to turn out to be a Saia driver,” mentioned Vice President of Organizational Growth, Range and Inclusion, and Expertise Jerrold Hill.
Govt Vice President of Operations Patrick Sugar added, “We’re dedicated to persevering with to spend money on capability as a company and most of all, in our individuals, as a way to drive worth for our clients and staff alike. As a company, Saia strongly believes within the ‘energy of we’ and the voice of all of our staff. These investments in our individuals are one other tangible demonstration of that dedication.”
Our driver coaching program has been designed to offer development alternatives to anybody eager to turn out to be knowledgeable truck driver. “This system has produced a few of our greatest drivers. This can be very satisfying to see somebody graduate from this system and go on to a rewarding profession,” defined Chad Richard, Saia’s senior dock-to-driver teacher.
All new driver hires shall be full-time staff and a part of the perfect less-than-truckload workforce within the business. Saia supplies best-in-class worker advantages together with market main medical insurance, an organization sponsored 401(okay), paid day without work, extra time pay, and incomes functionality upwards of $100,000 a yr. Candidates can go to www.saia.com/about-us/work-for-us to study extra about all open alternatives and apply.
“There has by no means been a greater time for anybody considering of a profession in transportation,” defined Sugar. “Not solely does Saia provide nice pay and stellar advantages, it presents drivers enhanced work-life steadiness, the chance to drive a number of the latest tools within the business, and entry to the newest know-how as a way to streamline the client and driver expertise, a lot of which has been based mostly on driver suggestions. We’ve made vital investments in our community, having opened over 25 new terminals within the final 4 years. Our dedication is to proceed to spend money on our community, however most particularly in our individuals. Come assist us develop the ‘we’ at Saia.”
About Saia, Inc.
Saia Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) presents clients a variety of less-than-truckload, non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics providers. With headquarters in Johns Creek, Georgia, Saia LTL Freight operates 170 terminals throughout the nation and employs over 10,500 individuals. Saia LTL Freight has been acknowledged by the American Trucking Associations Security Administration Council for its excellent security document in addition to by the Environmental Safety Company’s SmartWay program for its efforts to cut back its environmental affect. For extra data on Saia Inc., go to www.saia.com.
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