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APPRECIATED! PLACE WE CALL HOME MAKE THE MOVE TO MAKE YOUR JOB EASIER

To show our appreciation we would like to invite you to join us for Driver Appreciation Day.
Below is the list of event locations and dates. Please join us!

  • CMH August 5-7
  • LAX August 11
  • ATL August 12-13
  • DFW August 19-20
  • EWR August 20
  • MCI August 26
  • ORD August 27


Forward Air, Inc has been listed as one of Forbe's "Top 200 Small Companies" for the last 7 years FAF, Inc. maintains one of the lowest turnover rates in the industry. Drivers want to stay on the FAF team because of the positive work environment, competitive pay and the quality of life our business model offers.


Are you backed by a strong, stable company?

If you were considering driving for Forward Air but needed a little extra incentive, here it is. We'll pay you $5,000, just for switching. You get a great career with a strong, caring company, AND a five thousand dollar sign on bonus?


What are you waiting for?
Apply Online Today!

To fill out and fax click here!

Forward Air® understands the importance of teamwork. That's why Forward Air/FAF has partnered with Cure Leasing Maintenance to extend experienced Teams an unbeatable offer. A new 2013 Freightliner® Cascadia with no credit check and an opportunity to grow your career with a stable company that will provide the miles you need to succeed.


Learn more about our lease purchase.
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Come run with TLX and enjoy all the benefits of our customer-to-customer full truckload division.

Great work environment

As a TLX driver you'll handle capacity on-demand expedited shipments throughout the entire U.S., Canada, and Mexico, including long haul, regional and local truckload capacity. Forward Air serves time-definite customers including Airlines, Domestic/international forwarders, Integrators and Linehaul providers.


  • •   Ranked for 10 years in Forbes Top 200 Small Companies
  • •   100% owner operator with 24/7 breakdown shop support
  • •   Lease purchase available


TLX Advantages

  • We pay:
  • •   53' Air Ride
  • •   Roller Beds

  • We offer:
  • •   Weekly pay; direct deposit
  • •   Paperless online settlement
  • •   Longevity raises on plates permits
  • •   Free Trip Pak doc handling
  • •   No charge fuel cards
  • •   Tire discounts

High miles competitive pay

  • •   $2,500 Sign-on bonus for TLX Solos*
  • •   $5,000 Sign-on bonus for TLX Teams*
  • •   Teams: $1.00/mile loaded; $0.93 empty
  • •   Average team earns up to $300,000/year
  • •   * must be Hazmat Certified to recieve Sign-on bonus

Benefits

  • •   Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability life insurance available through FAF
  • •   Owner Operators can become fleet owners

Qualifications

  • •   Class A CDL, HAZMAT endorsement with no restrictions
  • •   23 years of age or older, No felonies, DUI's or DWI's
  • •   12 mos. OTR, multi-state tractor trailer experience in last 3 yrs. OR 2 yrs. OTR experience in last 5 yrs.
  • •   Pass maintain current DOT inspection
  • •   Meet all other FAF DOT standards qualifications
  • •   Pass DOT physical substance-abuse test
  • •   No more than 2 traffic violation convictions in last 3 yrs.
  • •   No more than 2 preventable accidents
  • •   No preventable DOT recordable accidents in last 3 yrs.
  • •   Read speak English as required in Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations

  • Equipment:
  • •   Power units will be inspected for slogans or graphics that do not meet FAF standards
  • •   Fifth wheel config. must accommodate an overall trailer height of 13'6" when hooked to Forward air system trailer
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Get your income moving as a part of our T2T Less than Truckload Division.

Great work environment

Forward Air serves time-definite customers including Airlines, Domestic/international forwarders, Integrators and Linehaul providers.


  • •   Ranked for 10 years in Forbes Top 200 Small Companies
  • •   100% owner operator with 24/7 breakdown shop support
  • •   Lease purchase available


T2T Advantages

  • We pay:
  • •   53' Air Ride
  • •   Roller Beds

  • We offer:
  • •   Weekly pay; direct deposit
  • •   Paperless online settlement
  • •   Longevity raises on plates permits
  • •   Free Trip Pak doc handling
  • •   No charge fuel cards
  • •   Tire discounts

High miles competitive pay

  • •   Teams: $0.95/mile loaded; $0.93 empty
  • •   Average team earns up to $300,000/year

Benefits

  • •   Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability life insurance available through FAF
  • •   Owner Operators can become fleet owners

Qualifications

  • •   Class A CDL, HAZMAT endorsement with no restrictions
  • •   23 years of age or older, No felonies, DUI's or DWI's
  • •   12 mos. OTR, multi-state tractor trailer experience in last 3 yrs. OR 2 yrs. OTR experience in last 5 yrs.
  • •   Pass maintain current DOT inspection
  • •   Meet all other FAF DOT standards qualifications
  • •   Pass DOT physical substance-abuse test
  • •   No more than 2 traffic violation convictions in last 3 yrs.
  • •   No more than 2 preventable accidents
  • •   No preventable DOT recordable accidents in last 3 yrs.
  • •   Read speak English as required in Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations

  • Equipment:
  • •   Power units will be inspected for slogans or graphics that do not meet FAF standards
  • •   Fifth wheel config. must accommodate an overall trailer height of 13'6" when hooked to Forward air system trailer
  • •   Minimum truck age 2007
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Make the Move, Be Your Own Boss.

Could You Use A Newer Truck?

How would you like a newer truck, paired with an opportunity to grow your career with a stable company that will provide the miles you need to succeed? Once you're on the road, control your bottom line with one of the industry's best fuel surcharge programs. Why should you settle for a tractor or company you can't depend on?


Call Forward Air today for details!
(877) 501-0078.

  • We can offer experienced teams:
  • •   Industry leading FSC program
  • •   Practical mileage pay, loaded empty
  • •   Great offers for Power Only teams w/ hazmat
  • •   Strong, stable company with steady growth


  • $1,000 Sign-on Bonus for LTL teams!*
  • $2,500 Sign-on Bonus for TLX Solos!*
  • $5,000 Sign-on Bonus for TLX Teams!*

  • Sign-on bonus can be used toward down payment on new truck!

*To qualify for Lease Purchase and Sign-On Bonus Programs you must be hazmat certified.

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Forward Air. A strong, stable company with a desire to help our partners grow as we do.

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Forward Air. A strong, stable company with a desire to help our partners grow as we do.

Moving forward

At Forward Air, we offer you a strong, stable work partnership, backed by over three decades of success in the field of time-definite ground transportation.


Founded in 1981, we operate a network of 81 terminals located on or near major airports in the United States and Canada, including a central sorting facility in Columbus, Ohio, and nine regional hubs.


We serve the air cargo industry, primarily receiving cargo that has been transported by air and transporting it to the terminal closest to its destination.

From our headquarters in Greeneville, Tennessee, we're proud to be an industry leader and offer our independent contractors top pay and an opportunity to grow their businesses as we grow ours.


Like to hear more? Contact us and we'll show you all the benefits of moving Forward.

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    as of 8/25/2014
    LocationAvg
    East Coast0.442
    New England0.459
    Central Atlantic0.455
    Lower Atlantic0.428
    Midwest0.427
    Gulf Coast0.422
    Rocky Mountain0.445
    West Coast0.453
    California0.480
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    Discounts

    As a Forward Air owner operator, you'll get great discounts on:


    Tires:
    Bridgestone
    Continental/General
    Michelin
    Goodyear

    Parts:
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Get your income moving as a part of our T2T Less than Truckload Division.

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Contact Information

FAF, Inc.
6800 Port Rd., Groveport, OH 43125
recruiting@forwardair.com

Scot Sauer
National Director of Recruiting
Office 800-347-0071 ext. 3211
ssauer@forwardair.com
Mona Pritchard
Manager of Licensing and Permits
Office 800-347-0071 ext. 3108
mpritchard@forwardair.com

National Recruiters

Office 800-347-0071

Danielle Dean ext. 3203
ddean@forwardair.com
Jenny Stout ext. 3241
jstout@forwardair.com

Jeff Bucher ext. 3446
jbucher@forwardair.com
Mike Bottjer ext. 3155
mbottjer@forwardair.com

Doug Smith
Contractor Relations Manager
Office 800-347-0071 ext. 3235
dsmith@forwardair.com
Keith Brown ext. 3209
keith_brown@forwardair.com