Forward Air

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

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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
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air Sets Revenue Record in 2Q

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Forward Air Corp.’s net income dropped 8.2% from the same quarter last year, the Greeneville, Tenn.-based company reported July 26. But at the same time, the company set a second-quarter record for revenue.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
July 26, 2019
Business, Top 100

Forward Air Reports Record Revenue, Profit in 1Q

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Forward Air Corp. reported record revenue and net income when the Greeneville, Tenn.-based carrier announced first-quarter earnings April 24.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 26, 2019
Business, Top 100

Forward Air Achieves Record Revenue, Profits in 4Q

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Forward Air Corp. turned in its best-ever fourth quarter and full year in 2018 with profits topping expectations and revenue increasing across most of its freight service lines.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
February 7, 2019
Business

Forward Air Posts Mixed Third-Quarter Results

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Forward Air Corp. posted higher revenue but lower-than-expected earnings in the third quarter of 2018. The company also announced that it has agreed to acquire substantially all of the assets of Southwest Freight Distributors, a drayage service provider based in Dallas, for an undisclosed amount.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 24, 2018

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