Forward Air Corporation
Forward Air Corporation, founded in 1981, is a US-based company that operates two business segments:
- Forward Air, Inc.
Forward Air, Inc. is a service-level contractor to the air cargo industry providing time-definite ground transportation services through a network of terminals located on or near major airports in cities across the United States and in Canada.
- Forward Air Solutions, Inc.
In 2014, the company reported revenues of US$780.96m.
Forward Air Solutions, Inc. is a provider of pool distribution services. Pool distribution involves the consolidation and shipment of several smaller less-than-truckload shipments to a common area or region. Once at the regional destination, the loads are deconsolidated, then grouped with other shipments with common delivery points, and delivered in a very precise, time-sensitive manner. Its pool distribution network consists of terminals and service locations in 19 cities within the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Midwest and Southwestern United States.