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Forward Air Reviews

Updated July 11, 2017
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  • I worked there full time for 5 years and the last 2 years part time (in 4 reviews)

  • Long Hours 12 or more earlt start time (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Misleading"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Forward Air full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good company some great people

    Cons

    Out dated managers no overtime

    Advice to Management

    Overtime , common sense approach to day to day operation


  2. "An ok place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Forward Air full-time

    Pros

    Fast advancement, great coworkers, ok benefits

    Cons

    Redundant processes, high employee turnover, pay does not adjust with advancement

    Advice to Management

    Improve pay to retain quality employees

  3. "Decent job."

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    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Forward Air full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Decent pay, you get to see some neat stuff.

    Cons

    Not enough hours, quality of the trucks you have to unload.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees


  4. "Not the job for everyone"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Forward Air part-time

    Pros

    High starting pay, lunch breaks

    Cons

    Unpredictable and unbalanced hours, very disorderly


  5. "National Recruiter"

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    Current Employee - National Recruiter in Groveport, OH
    Current Employee - National Recruiter in Groveport, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Forward Air full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work environment. Good people. flexible managers.

    Cons

    stuck on micromanaging. a few years behind the times. lack of paid holidays, and poor vacation time.

    Advice to Management

    Allow people to do their job without constant overlooking and micromanaging.


  6. "Good because of people."

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    Former Employee - Dock Worker in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Dock Worker in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Forward Air full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Coworkers make it better to want to stay.

    Cons

    Top performer fell thru the cracks from merger with Towne Air Freight.

    Advice to Management

    Didnt understand where i was coming from.


  7. "Good Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Forward Air full-time

    Pros

    The job has high job security and the environment can be fun. It is a great entry job into the logistics field as well.

    Cons

    Hours can be undesirable as well as pay. The environment is very much a boys clubs. Brown nosing will take you further than hard work.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees more.
    Be more transparent with internal changes
    Offer a fair compensation

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Night Fleet Manager"

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    Current Employee - Night Fleet Manager in Groveport, OH
    Current Employee - Night Fleet Manager in Groveport, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work schedules with opportunities for overtime

    Cons

    no opportunities to grow within the company, not a career.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "o/o"

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    Current Employee - Company Driver in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Company Driver in Columbus, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Forward Air full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They are a company that will go to the end with you the company itself is growing day byday

    Cons

    They don't seem to care about your employment or trying to keep YOU on as a employee to much dead weight in management

    Advice to Management

    Stop doing 9 to 5 and going home


  10. Helpful (1)

    "keep it simple"

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    Current Employee - Owner Operator in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Owner Operator in Columbus, OH

    I have been working at Forward Air full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    keep you moving,plenty of loads

    Cons

    lack of communication, disorganized. could care less about getting you home

    Advice to Management

    listen too the drivers,


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