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Found 243 of over 255 reviews
3.5
60% Recommend to a Friend
68% Approve of CEO

Found 244 of over 255 reviews

3.5
60%
Recommend to a Friend
68%
Approve of CEO
Forward Air President, CEO, and Chairman Bruce A. Campbell (no image)
Bruce A. Campbell
101 Ratings

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    good place to work

    Sep 20, 2022 - Operations Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    you can grow wituhgn the company

    Cons

    training system could be beter

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  2. 1.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    DO NOT COME HERE

    Oct 4, 2022 - Carrier Procurement Specialist in Groveport, OH
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    There are ZERO pro's about working for Forward Air

    Cons

    Management of the two specific manages on the floor is what drove me to quit. I got hired in with 12 people and I believe there are on 2 people left in the class and I was only there 4 months.

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great growth opportunity

    Sep 15, 2022 - Regional Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Promote within, great management, stable company

    Cons

    Bush health benefits were better

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Worth the effort

    Jul 27, 2022 - Office Administrator 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    A company that fairly compensates and promotes their hard-working employees and who attempts to improve under-performing employees rather than fire them

    Cons

    In expedited logistics, there is a lot of fast-paced work to be done and a high adaption skill is required.

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  5. 2.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Ok place to work but management needs work

    Aug 9, 2022 - Freight Broker in Groveport, OH
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Decent base pay New robust pto/sick pay Implemented recently. Flexible schedule

    Cons

    Micro management is rampant Unclear/ unfair bonus structure that no one really can clearly explain how it works Work life balance doesn’t exist This position could really be work from home (see con #1) It’s a very “big brother is listening” atmosphere The culture is hazy at best, but trying to do a woke roll out instead of actually fixing the problems that are making whole classes of new trainees rage quit before their 90 days

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Place to Build Career

    Aug 19, 2022 - Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly Staff, Wellness Program, New Building

    Cons

    I do not have any cons

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good compensation for drivers

    Jul 21, 2022 - Sales Development Representative (SDR) 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Got paid incredibly well compared to the company I originally worked for, which Forward Air bought out.

    Cons

    10-14hr days depending on routes, so not for the faint of heart.

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Work Load

    Jul 18, 2022 - Supervisor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Move fast, learn alot and they will never let you fail.

    Cons

    There hard days as with any job, but with preparation and all the pieces in place it works itself out.

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee

    The job was fun and easy. but the management was poor.

    Aug 8, 2022 - Forklift Driver 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay for an easy job.

    Cons

    Give the night shift their hours!

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Warehouse woker

    Jul 31, 2022 - Office Maintenance 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work is a plus you are kept busy all day.

    Cons

    Lower management does not treat each employee equally,

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Forward Air has an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5, based on over 255 reviews left anonymously by employees. 60% of employees would recommend working at Forward Air to a friend and 55% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 17% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Forward Air employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.4 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Forward Air. This rating has improved by 15% over the last 12 months.

60% of Forward Air employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Forward Air 3.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.3 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Forward Air to be benefits, coworkers, compensation and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, management.

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