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Forward Air Cargo Handler Reviews

Updated Sep 10, 2018

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Found 6 reviews

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Bruce A. Campbell
3 Ratings
  1. "Long hours on the weekend"

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    Current Employee - Cargo Handler in Groveport, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Forward Air

    Pros

    No one cares what you do but just do your work

    Cons

    Too much dust sticking on your face

    Forward Air2018-06-08
  2. "Dead End Job"

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    Former Employee - Cargo Handler 

    I worked at Forward Air full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work is Simple Paid to workout

    Cons

    Low Pay Little to no advancement Inconsistent hours

    Forward Air2018-09-10
  3. "Dangerous Lies"

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    Former Employee - Cargo Handler in Salt Lake City, UT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Forward Air full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It's not prison. Offset shifts work well with school.

    Cons

    Hot, dirty, and dangerous loading dock managed by under experienced and disconnected liars. They have hours and hours of corporate training videos about a mountain of policies, procedures, and regulations. All of which go out the window within 5 minutes of your first shift. They require daily inspections of forklifts for operation and safety. Management tells employees to just ignore issue like fluid leaks and bad...

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    Advice to Management

    My advice to management would be to actually manage things.

    Forward Air2018-09-06
  4. "Forward Air"

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    Current Employee - Cargo Handler in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Forward Air for more than a year

    Pros

    I like the work and most of the employees

    Cons

    Not enough hours to make it worth the job

    Advice to Management

    Get more business

    Forward Air2016-03-05
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Job has no potential!!!"

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    Current Employee - Cargo Handler in Des Plaines, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Forward Air full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    the Benifits and the pay

    Cons

    The dock manager is a moron.He puts all his family and friends in positions of power.He treats the dockmen like garbage and has no compassion for anything that goes on in someones life!

    Advice to Management

    You both are terrible to work for and should be fired!!!

    Forward Air2013-11-12
  6. "It was an new and excellent experience"

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    Current Employee - Cargo Handler in Irving, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Forward Air full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great pay and flexible schedule

    Cons

    a lot of people didn't do the job assigned to them

    Forward Air2013-09-24
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