Nancee Ronning Joins Forward Air as Chief Commercial Officer

GREENEVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ: FWRD) (the “Company” or “Forward”) is executing a growth strategy that involves organic infrastructure investments as well as acquisitions of complementary businesses.

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Nancee Ronning Joins Forward Air as Chief Commercial Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

Nancee Ronning Joins Forward Air as Chief Commercial Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

Today, Forward announced that Nancee Ronning has accepted the role of Chief Commercial Officer and will join the Company’s leadership team at the end of September. Ms. Ronning brings a strong track record of profitable growth from GE Capital, Merrill Corporation and BNSF Logistics to Forward. She will be responsible for Forward’s commercial strategy and organic growth across all Forward businesses.

Tom Schmitt, Chairman, President and CEO said, “My leadership colleagues and I are excited to welcome Nancee to our team. She shares our Precision Execution DNA, and she will use it to strengthen all aspects of our commercial game. With Nancee joining us, we are more determined than ever to accelerate our profitable growth journey.”

Ms. Ronning joins Forward from BNSF Logistics, where she served as Chief Operating Officer.

About Forward Air Corporation

Forward Air is a leading asset-light provider of transportation services across the United States and Canada. We provide expedited less-than-truckload 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

This press release may contain statements that might be considered as forward-looking statements or predictions of future operations. Such statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are based on management’s belief or interpretation of information currently available. These statements and assumptions involve certain risks and uncertainties. Actual events may also differ from these expectations as a result of the risks identified from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We assume no duty to update these statements as of any future date.

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