Forward Air Corporation Announces Extended LTL Service Offering in Spokane, WA
GREENEVILLE, Tennessee., June 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ: FWRD) (the “Company” or “Forward”) is executing a growth strategy that involves organic infrastructure investments, such as the continued expansion of its LTL network, as well as inorganic investments, including acquisitions of complementary businesses. Today, Forward announced that it will be expanding its Expedited Part Load Cargo (LTL) service to Spokane, WA.
Using a local partner, Forward now offers expedited LTL service from Spokane, now allowing customers to pick up or drop off freight for shipment Monday through Friday. Forward enters the market as the fastest expedited carrier in and out of Spokane.
Tom schmitt, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, said: “Spokane fits perfectly into our network expansion strategy and gives us a competitive advantage in the region. We are able to increase our service offering to five days a week and serve as a one-day point out of Seattle, while providing the fastest transit times in the region. “
With the addition of the direct expedited LTL service, the Spokane The market is now connected to Forward’s national network and full portfolio of premium LTL freight management services, full load, intermodal billing and last mile delivery.
About Forward Air Corporation
Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ: FWRD) is a leading light cargo and logistics company. We provide LTL, Last Mile, Truckload, Intermodal Dealing and Pool Distribution services across United States and in Canada. Based at Greeneville, Tennessee, Forward operates approximately 200 facilities across the country and employs more than 5,200 people nationwide. We are more than a transport company. As a single resource for your shipping needs, Forward is your supply chain partner. For more information, visit our website at www.forwardaircorp.com.
This press release may contain statements that could be considered as forward-looking statements or predictions of future transactions, including with respect to the future growth and expansion of the Company’s network and footprint. Such statements are made in accordance with the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are based on management’s belief or interpretation of the information currently available. These statements and assumptions involve certain risks and uncertainties, including the fact that the performance of the LTL service in Spokane is worse than expected and the Company is unable to achieve its planned expansion. Actual events may also differ from those expectations due to risks identified from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You should consider the forward-looking statement contained herein in light of these risks. We assume no obligation to update these statements at a future date.
SOURCE Forward Air Corporation