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Forward Air Reviews

Updated Jun 27, 2019

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2.5
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34%
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29%
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Bruce A. Campbell
53 Ratings
  1. "Its ok for most of the time"

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    Current Employee - Dock Worker in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Hours are good not too many for part time people you work with and around are nice.

    Cons

    Some times you don't know how many trucks you will have coming in for the day

    Forward Air2017-09-15
  2. "Sales Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Forward Air full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Best People. Great Culture. Management mentor and motivates. You have to WANT to move up.

    Cons

    Pay needs to catch up with Peers

    Forward Air2017-08-04
  3. "Misleading"

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

    I worked at Forward Air full-time for 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

    Forward Air2017-07-11
  4. "An ok place to work"

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    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

    Forward Air2017-07-10
  5. "Decent Start, Bad Experience"

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

    I worked at Forward Air part-time

    Pros

    Good starting pay and plenty of opportunity for overtime

    Cons

    Doesn't respect employee wants or needs

    Advice to Management

    Cater to your employees

    Forward Air2017-06-21
  6. "Decent job."

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    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 for 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

    Forward Air2017-06-15
  7. "Driver"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Forward Air full-time

    Pros

    Delivery Driver Route Sales Limited Supervision

    Cons

    Long Hours 12 or more earlt start time

    Forward Air2017-07-16
  8. "Horrible"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Forward Air full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    morning shift and overtime when available

    Cons

    management is horrible and plays favorites and will not listen to certain employees. targets employees and takes advantage of them. no room for advancement. management does not care about anyone but themselves.

    Advice to Management

    recognize the worth of you employees and stop playing favorites

    Forward Air2017-06-05
  9. "Solid company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Forward Air full-time

    Pros

    Large enough to be stable, but small enough to still be entrepreneurial and family like.

    Cons

    Could use a little more structure and process.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to think about the next step and solidify a foundation for the futur.

    Forward Air2017-04-03
  10. "Not the job for everyone"

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    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

    Forward Air2017-03-14
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