Saia LTL Freight Reviews

Updated Jun 5, 2020

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3.4
59%
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74%
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Saia LTL Freight Chief Executive Officer Rick ODell (no image)
Rick ODell
199 Ratings
Pros
  • "The pay is good they have many benefits like dock to driver program which the top pay I heard is 25(in 70 reviews)

  • "Great paying job, good benefits, lots of overtime when needed(in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours occasionally, and overtime at 45 hours(in 17 reviews)

  • "Upper management doesn’t communicate well(in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Driving"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Driver in Albuquerque, NM
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saia LTL Freight full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company Great management

    Cons

    N/A none things were great

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  2. "Great company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Suwanee, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Saia LTL Freight full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The management team is very understanding of single mothers.

    Cons

    The calls come back to back with no break in between calls.

  3. "Be Careful"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Saia LTL Freight full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Operations ran great, they always worked well with the Sales side.

    Cons

    Senior sales management is not to be trusted. I was recruited, then let go after my indoctrination. No warning.

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  4. "Solid Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saia LTL Freight full-time

    Pros

    Competitive wages and solid culture

    Cons

    Freight is a crazy industry with very high expectations. Fast paced and lots can go wrong daily. Many different initiatives going on at one, can be difficult to focus.

  5. "Great Company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dock Supervisor in Savannah, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saia LTL Freight full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good equipment, great work environment, well managed, good pay

    Cons

    Year over year goals continue to get tighter and tighter to achieve.

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good company to work for, but..."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Truck Driver in Savannah, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Saia LTL Freight full-time

    Pros

    Excellent pay and benefits, health insurance premiums free after 10 years

    Cons

    High stress, long/late hours, and driver-facing cameras

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Not bad and not good"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operation Supervisor in Ellenwood, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Saia LTL Freight full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pay is good long hours

    Cons

    Small dock, Freight is all over dock, no room to work local and domestic, very strict

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  8. "Freightliner"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dock/Forklift in Elk Grove, CA

    I have been working at Saia LTL Freight full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Goodjob good hours friends and food

    Cons

    Bad communication skills needs to be improved

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  9. Helpful (2)

    "Un impressed"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Chattanooga, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Saia LTL Freight full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good line haul salary for a new driver

    Cons

    Poor LTL city pay, new drivers are held back

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  10. "Great 💰"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Montgomery, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Saia LTL Freight full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great pay 21hour to start with a 75 cents raise after 6 months.

    Cons

    Long hours a day. Over time after 45 hours aweek. 👎

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