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Forward Air Corp. (FWRD)

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Forward Air Corp.
430 Airport Road
Greeneville, TN 37745
United States - Map
Phone: 423-636-7000
Fax: 423-636-7221
Website: http://www.forwardair.com

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Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Services
Industry:Air Delivery & Freight Services
Full Time Employees:2,371

Business Summary 

Forward Air Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides surface transportation and related logistics services in North America. The company operates in three segments: Forward Air, Inc. (Forward Air), Forward Air Solutions, Inc. (FASI), and Total Quality, Inc. (TQI). The Forward Air segment provides local pick-up and delivery services, and scheduled surface transportation of cargo. It also provides a range of logistics and other services, including expedited full truckload; dedicated fleets; warehousing, dock, and office space; drayage and intermodal; hotshot or ad-hoc ultra expedited services; customs brokerage; and shipment consolidation, deconsolidation, and handling services. This segment primarily serves freight forwarders, integrated air cargo carriers, and passenger and cargo airlines. The Forward Air segment offers its transportation services primarily through a network of terminals located at or near airports in the United States and Canada. The FASI segment provides pool distribution services, including managing high-frequency handling and distribution of time-sensitive product to various destinations in geographic regions. This segment serves distributors and specialty retailers, such as mall, strip mall, and outlet-based retail chains through a network of terminals and service centers located in 24 cities in the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Midwest, and Southwest continental United States. The TQI segment offers security and temperature-controlled logistics services comprising truckload services to the pharmaceutical and life science industries, as well as truckload and less-than-truckload brokerage transportation services. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Greeneville, Tennessee.

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Corporate Governance 
Forward Air Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Sep 1, 2014 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 3.
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Key Executives 
 PayExercised
Mr. Bruce A. Campbell , 62
Exec. Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Member of Exec. Committee
743.00K5.09M
Mr. Rodney L. Bell , 52
Chief Financial Officer, Sr. VP and Treasurer
393.00K911.00K
Mr. Chris C. Ruble , 51
Exec. VP of Operations
468.00K1.13M
Mr. Craig A. Drum , 58
Sr. VP of Sales
322.00K628.00K
Mr. Matthew J. Jewell , 48
Chief Strategy Officer and Exec. VP of Intermodal Services
391.00K1.65M
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
Currency in USD.
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