SCS Transportation is one of the leading
providers of transportation and supply chain
solutions, serving 64,000 customers across
North America and generating three-quarters Bert Trucksess
of a billion dollars in annual revenues.
Becoming an independent, publicly held Corporation, giving investors more direct our clients. As regional LTL companies with a
company in 2002 has given our business insight into our business and providing the healthy, flexible human resources environment,
strong momentum for the future. We are financial flexibility for SCS Transportation we operate in faster-growth regional markets,
excited about building value for shareholders, to pursue growth opportunities. adapt quickly and provide customized solutions
expanding our flexible, premium services s Profit improvement – Implementing cost for customers.
to customers, and enhancing opportunities initiatives, focusing on return on capital We are a new company, but with traditions
for employees. and improving profit margins. During a soft of excellence that go back to 1924. Saia and
The 7,500 associates of our operating economy, we have effectively managed Jevic are leaders in their markets. Looking to
companies, Saia and Jevic Transportation, fixed and variable costs and are well the future for SCS Transportation, our vision
provide the energy and teamwork that positioned for bottom-line benefits as the goes beyond transportation – we are helping
drive SCS Transportation. We have an economy recovers. customers design solutions to transform the
experienced, innovative management team s Growth – Accelerating earnings growth by way they do business and to create value
and independent, forward-looking leaders on increasing share in current markets. We throughout the supply chain.
our Board of Directors. also expect to achieve attractive returns I invite you to learn more by visiting
As a new transportation stock, trading on by adding to our geographic footprint and www.scstransportation.com or contacting
NASDAQ under the symbol SCST, we will service offerings. us directly.
focus on growing our regional less-than- The creation of SCS Transportation gives Thank you for your support of
truckload (LTL) trucking business, while Saia and Jevic a strong financial base to SCS Transportation.
pursuing related opportunities to deliver best- continue to provide best-in-class service to
in-class performance in promising markets. our customers – and to expand and improve.
Our strategies for SCS Transportation are The drivers, terminal workers, sales,
sound, straightforward approaches: customer service, and administrative personnel
s Separation – Spinning off the regional LTL of our companies are motivated, ethical and
Chairman, President and CEO
businesses from our former parent, Yellow committed to providing the best solutions for October 2002
PROFILE HIGHLIGHTS SCST AT A GLANCE
2001 Revenue $771,582(1) SCS Transportation
2001 Tonnage 5,046(1) Delivers New Solutions
2001 Shipments 5,223(1)
SCS Transportation, Inc. provides transportation
Customers 64,000 and supply chain solutions to more than 64,000
Employees 7,500 customers across the United States.
Tractors 3,700 At a glance, we are:
Trailers 10,500 A new company built on strong brands
Service Facilities 119 s One of the nation’s largest less-than-truckload
(1) (LTL) carriers, with a proven track record
and the financial strength to prosper in a
s An independent holding company for Saia and
Jevic Transportation, two leaders in their markets,
Steady Performance in a Difficult with distinct customer bases and operating models.
Economic Environment s Building on a 2001 revenue base of $772 million,
with profit improvement measures and strategies
($ in millions) before unusual items
for growth through market penetration and
($ in millions)
$800 $80 Customer and service-oriented
s Committed to exceeding expectations on all
measures of service, including speed, reliability,
$600 $60 careful handling and responsiveness.
s Active in growing regional and interregional LTL
and selected truckload (TL) markets.
$400 $40 s Committed to providing true transportation and
supply chain solutions and becoming our customers’
best-in-class provider of value-added services.
Backed by first-class resources
$1 00 $1 0 s An outstanding employer for 7,500 people working
in Saia and Jevic’s flexible, rewarding environ-
2000 2001 1999 (2)
2000 2001 ments, with a focus on safety and quality of life.
Includes Jevic’s results since acquisition (1)
EBITDA is income before interest, taxes, s Equipped with 3,700 tractors, 10,500 trailers and
as of July 1999 depreciation and amortization.
EBITDA before unusual items also leading-edge technologies.
excludes property gains and losses and
Saia/West Ex/Action integration expenses. s Publicly traded on the NASDAQ National Market
Includes Jevic’s results since acquisition
as of July 1999 under the symbol SCST.
Delivering Transportation and Supply Chain Solutions
SCS Transportation provides regional and interregional LTL and other value-added services through two operating companies
Saia, a leading regional LTL carrier,
offers the highest quality overnight
and second-day delivery and a wide
range of premium solutions.
Covering 21 states
Network of over 100 service centers
Saia traces its history to 1924 and now “hub” facilities and 10 mini-break terminals. Mission Statement
serves thousands of customers in 21 Saia’s commitment to quality management “Provide the best-in-class regional service
states across the shows in the numbers: Six Customer Service defined by our Customer Service Indicators® with
South, Southwest, Indicators® enable Saia customers to measure cost-effective processes in an environment that
West and Pacific the quality of service quantitatively. This respects employees and recognizes excellence.”
Northwest. customer-friendly solution is published by
Saia Customer Segments
Customers choose from a variety of Saia Saia on a quarterly basis and is the only index
service options including one-day and of its kind in the LTL industry.
two-day regional less-than-truckload (LTL) Retail/Wholesale/Distribution
Saia Services Manufacturing
shipping, guaranteed/expedited services,
s Regional LTL in 21 states All Other
selective truckload shipping, consolidation/
s Overnight and second-day
distribution services, and specialized or s Saia guaranteed/expedited
customized services. s Selected truckload service Headquarters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Duluth, Ga.
s Service to Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, 2001 Revenue . . . . . . . . . . . . $485 million
Saia is a service-oriented, premium LTL
Alaska and Hawaii Employees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,100
carrier with over 100 service centers. The
s Partner service to Midwest and Northeast Service Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109
company’s highly efficient network handles Average Shipment . . . . . . . . . 1,300 pounds
most shipments directly between terminals, Average Distance . . . . . . . . . . . . 525 miles
complemented by nine major breakbulk or
Jevic offers regional transportation Chicago
solutions through a nontraditional Los Angeles
Breakbulk-Free operating model, Houston
providing specialized care and flexible
service solutions. Service facilities
Founded in 1981, Jevic Transportation is process and reduces cargo damage compared Mission Statement
a hybrid less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier with typical “hub-and-spoke” companies. We the employees of Jevic are dedicated to
that also offers In addition, Jevic provides specialized serving our customers’ needs quickly and
selective truckload solutions such as quality care for chemical accurately, always meeting and often exceeding
(TL) services shipments, heated trailers when needed to their expectations. In short, our goal is to be:
across the protect cargo, and guaranteed delivery. More “The Best of the Best.”
continental United States and Canada. than 40 percent of Jevic’s revenue derives
Jevic Customer Segments
The company delivers high-quality service from chemical and allied industries.
that leverages state-of-the-art communications 15%
and technology to meet customer needs in a Chemical/Allied
s Regional LTL in 48 states and Canada 20%
very efficient, flexible operating model.
s Next Day® and second-day 22% Other Manufacturing
Jevic’s proprietary Breakbulk-Free® model s 100% GUARANTEED Service ® All Other
often eliminates the need for en-route s Breakbulk-Free® LTL
s Satellite tracing Headquarters . . . . . . . . . . . . Delanco, N.J.
rehandling of freight. None of Jevic’s traffic
s Heat Fleet® cold weather protection 2001 Revenue . . . . . . . . . . . . $286 million
requires breakbulk handling, and most of
s Partial truckload Employees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,400
the shipments avoid destination terminals Service Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
s Chemical-handling expertise
altogether. Jevic’s unique configuration elimi- Average Shipment . . . . . . . . . 4,700 pounds
nates an expensive step in the LTL shipping Average Distance . . . . . . . . . . . . 725 miles
SCS Transportation provides regional
trucking transportation and supply chain
solutions across the United States
through our operating companies,
Saia and Jevic Transportation. Our
experienced team is building value for
shareholders, customers and employees.
SCS Transportation, Inc.
4435 Main Street, Suite 930
Kansas City, MO 64111
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