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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 9, 2018




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11465 Johns Creek Parkway, Suite 400, Johns Creek, GA



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Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On October 10, 2018, the Board of Directors of Saia, Inc. (the Company) elected Paul C. Peck to the position of Executive Vice President Operations.  Mr. Peck, 58, has been employed by the Company for 41 years and has served as a Vice President Operations since July 2008.  There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Peck and any other person pursuant to which he is being appointed as Executive Vice President Operations.  There are no family relationships between Mr. Peck and any director or executive officer of the Company and there are no relationships or related transactions between Mr. Peck and the Company that would be required to be reported pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.


Mr. Peck replaces Craig A. Thompson, who informed the Company of his immediate resignation from the position of Executive Vice President Operations on October 9, 2018. Mr. Thompson will continue in an operations role with the Company.  







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

















Date: October 12, 2018


/s/ Stephanie R. Maschmeier





Stephanie R. Maschmeier





Controller and Principal Accounting Officer