Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We were formed as a corporation under the laws of the State of Tennessee on October 23, 1981. Our operations can be broadly classified into two principal segments: Forward Air, Inc. (“Forward Air”) and Forward Air Solutions, Inc. (“FASI”). Through our Forward Air segment, we are a leading provider of time-definite surface transportation and related logistics services to the North American expedited ground freight market. We offer our customers local pick-up and delivery (Forward Air Complete™) and scheduled surface transportation of cargo as a cost-effective, reliable alternative to air transportation. We transport cargo that must be delivered at a specific time but is less time-sensitive than traditional air freight. This type of cargo is frequently referred to in the transportation industry as deferred air freight. ... More ...