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Forward Air Corporation Announces Expanded LTL Service Offering In Spokane, WA

| June 15, 2021

Forward enters the market as the fastest expedited carrier in and out of Spokane

Forward Air Corporation is executing a growth strategy that involves organic infrastructure investments, such as its ongoing LTL network expansion, as well as inorganic investments, including acquisitions of complementary businesses. Today, Forward announced that it will expand its expedited less-than-truckload (LTL) service into Spokane, WA.

Using a local partner, Forward now offers expedited LTL service out of Spokane, allowing customers to now pick up or drop off freight for shipment Monday through Friday. Forward enters the market as the fastest expedited carrier in and out of Spokane.

Tom Schmitt, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Spokane fits nicely into our network expansion strategy and it gives us a competitive advantage in the region. We are able to elevate our service offering to five days per week and serve as a one-day point out of Seattle, while delivering the fastest transit times in the region.”

With the addition of direct expedited LTL service, the Spokane market is now connected to Forward’s nationwide network and full portfolio of premium freight management services in LTL, full truckload, intermodal drayage and final mile delivery.

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