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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   January 29, 2013

Saia, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 0-49983 48-1229851
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
11465 Johns Creek Parkway, Suite 400, Johns Creek, Georgia   30097
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   770-232-5067

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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

On January 29, 2013, the Board of Directors of Saia, Inc. (the Company) elected William F. Evans as a Class I director of the Company for a term expiring at the 2015 annual meeting of stockholders. Mr. Evans was also appointed as a member of the Board’s Audit Committee. The Company issued a press release announcing Mr. Evans’ election, which is attached as Exhibit 99.1.

Mr. Evans will receive the same compensation for his services as other non-employee directors of the Company. Other than the standard compensation arrangements, there are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Evans and any other person pursuant to which he was elected as a director. Mr. Evans is not a party to any transaction with the Company that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

99.1 Press release of Saia, Inc. dated as of January 31, 2013.


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.

    Saia, Inc.
February 1, 2013   By:   James A. Darby
        Name: James A. Darby
        Title: Vice President of Finance and

Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Press release of Saia, Inc. dated as of January 31, 2013