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Business Summary
Provides surface transportation facilities for deferred air freight

Forward Air Corp. provides surface transportation and related logistics services to air freight market.

The company also provides scheduled surface transportation of cargo as an alternative to air transportation; and brokerage transportation services.

Its logistics and other services include expedited full truckload, intermodal/drayage, fleets, warehousing, customs brokerage and shipment consolidation, deconsolidation & handling.

The company operates its business through three segments: Forward Air, Forward Air Solutions and Total Quality.

The Forward Air segment provides surface transportation and related logistics services to the North American ground freight market.

The Forward Air Solutions segment provides pool distribution services.

The Total Quality segment provides security and temperature-controlled logistics services; and truckload and less-than-truckload brokerage transportation services.

It serves air freight forwarders, integrated air cargo carriers and passenger & cargo airlines.

Forward Air was founded by Scott M. Niswonger on October 23, 1981 and is headquartered in Greeneville, TN.

Number of employees : 3 902 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20132014Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
Forward Air497.9976.3%608.1277.9% +18.11%
Forward Air Solutions, Inc112.7717.3%124.3815.9% +9.34%
Total Quality, Inc41.726.4%48.466.2% +13.9%
Eliminations-----
Sales per Regions
20132014Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
North America652.48100%780.96100% +16.45%
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
Bruce A. Campbell631990Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Chris C. Ruble521996Executive Vice President-Operations
Rodney L. Bell, CPA521992CFO, Treasurer, SVP & Head-Investor Relations
C. John Langley Jr., PhD692004Independent Director
C. Robert Campbell MBA, CPA702005Independent Director
George Michael Lynch712005Independent Director
Tracy A. Leinbach MBA, CPA552007Lead Independent Director
Gary L. Paxton682007Independent Director
Laurence David Leinweber732011Independent Director
Ronald W. Allen732014Independent Director
Shareholders
NameShares%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 2,499,958 8.05%
Neuberger Berman LLC 2,347,770 7.56%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 2,205,355 7.11%
Royce & Associates LLC 2,068,078 6.66%
Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC 1,522,107 4.90%
Invesco Advisers, Inc. 1,442,659 4.65%
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss LLC 1,134,783 3.66%
Goldman Sachs Asset Management LP 982,802 3.17%
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP 930,553 3.00%
Arrowpoint Asset Management LLC 866,805 2.79%
Sector
Industrials
Transportation
 Freight & Logistics Services
  Air Freight & Logistics
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Company contact information
Forward Air Corp.
430 Airport Road
Greeneville, TN 37745-1824

Phone : +1.423.636.7000
Fax : +1.423.636.7221
Web : www.forwardair.com
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