Forward Air

Business, Top 100

Forward Air Institutes Destination-Based Compensation Increase

Forward Air truck Team owner-operators going to a destination in the A Band, such as the Northeast, can expect an additional 25 cents per mile. Solo owner-operators will get 12.5 cents per mile driving to A Band destinations. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Forward Air Corp. is pursuing a new destination-based compensation increase for its fleet partners within its LTL and truckload divisions, the company announced June 8.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 11, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air Reports $362.2 Million Revenue for Q1

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Forward Air Corp. saw revenue and earnings increase during the first quarter of 2021, the company reported April 29.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 30, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air Revenue Increased While Income Declined for Q4

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Forward Air Corp. reported record fourth-quarter revenue but a decline in net income.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 12, 2021
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Forward Air Reports Lower Q3 Earnings as Pandemic Pressures Profits

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Forward Air Corp. saw net income decease year-over-year in the third quarter, a result of effects driven by the pandemic, the carrier reported Oct. 29.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 29, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air Posts Decline in Net Income, Revenue for Q2

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Forward Air Corp. saw net income and total revenue decrease during the second quarter from prior-year levels, the company reported July 30.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 31, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air Invests $40 Million in Columbus Hub Expansion

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Forward Air Corp. is expanding the capacity of its national hub in Columbus, Ohio, by approximately 30%, the company announced July 27.

July 27, 2020
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air Expands LTL Footprint in Georgia

Forward Air A Forward Air truck on the road. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Forward Air Corp. will now offer less-than-truckload services in Savannah, Ga., the company announced July 13.

July 13, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air Reports $342.5 Million Revenue for Q1

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Forward Air Corp. posted increased revenue but narrower net income for the first quarter of 2020, the company reported.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 1, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air to Acquire Linn Star for $57.2 Million

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Forward Air Corp. will acquire Linn Star Holdings Inc., Linn Star Transfer Inc. and Linn Star Logistics, a privately held final-mile provider, for $57.2 million, according to a Forward Air news release Dec. 12.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
December 16, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air Reports Profit Dip, Robust Revenue

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Forward Air Corp. reported strong third-quarter earnings, including skyrocketing revenue, when the Greeneville, Tenn., company announced financial results Oct. 24.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 30, 2019

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