Big Shot Walked Out

Discussion in 'Saia' started by TheRazorsEdge, Oct 23, 2015.

  1. TheRazorsEdge

    TheRazorsEdge New Member

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    Any idea why a regional manager was walked out and forced to empty the company vehicle and driven home? This happened about a month ago.
     
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  3. TheRazorsEdge

    TheRazorsEdge New Member

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    Yup. I watched him get walked out. Then the propaganda began.
     
  4. conartist

    conartist Active Member

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    Where did this happen
     
  5. TheRazorsEdge

    TheRazorsEdge New Member

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    About a month and a half ago.
     
  6. TheRazorsEdge

    TheRazorsEdge New Member

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    FON
     
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  7. runningfor48

    runningfor48 Here for Entertainment

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    Driver was caught under his desk...:6792::hide::rulz::2437:
     
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  8. runningfor48

    runningfor48 Here for Entertainment

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    :smiliewhs:
     
  9. White

    White Active Member

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    CIN Regional (former Connection) was let go about a month ago.
     
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    I think its the new ex fedex people they brought in...making changes
     
  11. PistonRing83

    PistonRing83 Well-Known Member

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    Oh great, FedEx is about as ridiculous as Con-Way with the overbearing management BS...
     
  12. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY COOP Dispatch GPS Division

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    Be glad it is not any of YRC's management people. They just do not know anything.
     
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  13. conartist

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    Kinda late but the MSP TM was shown the door 2 weeks ago too.
     
  14. FreightMan81

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    YRCF management about to take over Hst Terminal @ SAIA,get ready..
     
  15. Moneyman01

    Moneyman01 Proud to be a dad!

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    I heard he got a job in Kansas city as the estes TM. That's what we were told
     
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  16. gearraker

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    Are ceo..is married to bill zollars daughter
     
  17. runawaytrain

    runawaytrain Wear their scorn with pride.

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    Yes, our CEO is married to Bill Zollars daughter. But that in no way affects the way he runs SAIA.
     
  18. PistonRing83

    PistonRing83 Well-Known Member

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    O'dell was put in his current position by Zollars back when Saia was owned by Yellow. I'm hoping he is using his father-in-law's incompetence as lessons on how NOT to run a business...
     
  19. runawaytrain

    runawaytrain Wear their scorn with pride.

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    Well .... You don't see him buying up companies prematurely ... And that's a good thing. The economy has took a hit in the south because of the oil situation. Houston is feeling it big time. It has affected our numbers in the 3rd quarter ... But we will bounce back and gain market share in time. Got a new terminal coming online in Grayslake (ILL)in the spring. And Tyler Texas will be adding some new growth to support East Texas. As will build this companies infrastructure (as you put it) I see positive change coming about. O'dell seems to be very cautious about expansion plans. Perhaps he wants to get his current house in order before that happens. Seems like he may have learned from others mistakes. He is a great CEO and I think he does listen to Zollars when it comes to certain things. Despite the mistakes Zollars made there should be no mistaking he was a pretty smart man. Just perhaps a little overzealous. Nobody is perfect.
     
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  20. PistonRing83

    PistonRing83 Well-Known Member

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    Oh I totally agree. I've always said they need to fix up the terminals they have and get more terminals in their current coverage area before they expand more. Hopefully soon they will fill in the cracks with more EOL terminals up here.

    I do believe that he treads lightly because of Zollars' huge disaster. Seems like it so far.
     

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