Forward Air Corp.
| Nasdaq: FWRD
Forward Air Corp. provides surface transportation facilities for deferred air freight. It also provides scheduled surface transportation of cargo as a cost effective, reliable alternative to air transportation. The company transports air freight that must be delivered at a specific time, but is less time-sensitive than traditional integrated services. It operates its business through three segments: Forward Air, Forward Air Solutions. and Total Quality. The Forward Air segment provides time definite transportation and logistics services to the deferred air freight market through a network of terminals located on or near airports in the U.S and Canada. The Forward Air Solutions segment provides pool distribution services primarily to regional and national distributors and retailers. The Total Quality segment is a provider of maximum security and temperature-controlled logistics services, primarily truckload services, to the pharmaceutical and life science industries. Forward Air was founded by Scott M. Niswonger on October 23, 1981 and is headquartered in Greeneville, TN.