Forward Named #1 Expedited Carrier by Transport Topics

GREENEVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ: FWRD) (the “Company” or “Forward”) is executing a growth strategy that involves organic infrastructure investments, such as its ongoing LTL network expansion, as well as inorganic investments, including acquisitions of complementary businesses. Today, Forward announced that it was named top Air/Expedited Carrier by Transport Topics, for the fourth consecutive year.

The annual rankings list top companies across multiple transportation segments based on annual revenue. In addition to the number one ranking among air/expedited carriers, Forward was ranked 9th among intermodal/drayage providers and 27th overall on the Transport Topics Top 100 For-Hire Carriers list.

Tom Schmitt, Chairman, President and CEO said, “Our drivers and employees bring a commitment to precision execution that’s unmatched in our industry. The number one air/expedited carrier ranking is based on revenue – and that is enabled and sustained by our people. This ranking is a testament to their dedication.”

About Forward Air Corporation

Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ: FWRD) is a leading asset-light freight and logistics company that provides services across the United States and Canada. We provide expedited less-than-truckload (“LTL”) services, including local pick-up and delivery, shipment consolidation/deconsolidation, warehousing, and customs brokerage by utilizing a comprehensive national network of terminals. In addition, we offer final mile services, including delivery of heavy-bulky freight, truckload brokerage services, including dedicated fleet services; and intermodal, first-and last-mile, high-value drayage services, both to and from seaports and railheads, dedicated contract and Container Freight Station warehouse and handling services. We are more than a transportation company. Forward is a single resource for your shipping needs. For more information, visit our website at

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