A big network for big needs

Managing your business with today’s ups and downs is tough enough. When shipping needs arise, finding last-minute capacity or additional support for scheduled linehaul service shouldn’t be a hassle. 

Fill in your shipping blanks with Forward’s Full Truckload (FTL) services—leveraging our growing fleet of 2,100 power units (just a driver and trailer) and 5,300 trailers. Our extensive nationwide network is available for longhaul, regional, and local transportation options in the U.S., as well as transborder into Canada and Mexico.

Add capacity on demand

Gain operational efficiencies with flexibility and scalability to add capacity when you need it for larger point-to-point consignments and dedicated fleet services. Put our FTL services to work for you, leveraging:

  • Exclusive owner-operators with solo and team capacity and over 4,000 carrier partners
  • Specialized equipment and flatbed services 
  • Integrated shipments, warehousing, and airline logistics

Reliable time-definite truckload 

Meeting critical on-time expectations requires a transportation partner you can count on. Forward has been delivering with precision for 40+ years. Expedited ground transportation for time-sensitive shipments is in our DNA. 

Better serve your customers

You have options. With our truckload services, you have access to Forward’s Less-Than-Truckload (LTL), truckload, and/or integrated specialized cartage services. Our Door-to-Door, exclusive-use service, and customized programs include temperature-controlled, maximum security/high value, and high-risk logistics services.

Dedicated and vetted carriers 

Our stringent driver screening process ensures your freight is in good hands. We only work with carriers who are fully bonded, STA/TSA compliant, and have exceptional FMCSA scores. 

Real-time visibility with F.A.S.T. Technology 

Our equipment and processes use advanced technology and resources to put the industry’s best transportation management tools to work for you with satellite tracking, online shipping visibility, and scanning systems that track inventory movement. 

Account support

Our chatbot, Sunny, is here to help with your most frequently asked questions any time of day. During business hours, our knowledgeable and experienced customer support reps can help you with more involved questions.