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Careers at Forward Air Corporation 

 Forward Air has been a leader in the expedited ground transportation industry for 25 years. Our portfolio of services has evolved to meet each customer's unique shipping needs, including expedited linehaul (TL & LTL), pick-up and delivery, intermodal drayage (CST), pool distribution (FAS) and specialized temperature-controlled logistics services (TQI). Forward Air is a publicly traded (NASDQ: FWRD) and highly respected transportation and logistics company with revenues of approximately $1B annually. We are a growth-oriented company that has doubled in size over the past 5 years.

As an industry leader- we are dedicated to finding the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.

Current job opportunities are posted here as they become available.



License and Permits Coordinator

Department: CMH
Location: Groveport, OH

Company Overview:


Forward Air, Inc. has a network of freight terminals located near airports across the U.S. and Canadian cities. The foundation product for Forward Air is our expedited LTL service, offering highly reliable transit and on-time, damage-free deliveries between cities every day.  By locating terminals near airports and maintaining a scheduled transportation network, we are a convenient and consistent service provider with broad geographic coverage.  

As an industry leader - we are dedicated to finding and developing the right people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Your job- It isn't just where you work; it's where you belong.  Join us and you will belong to something bigger from day one.

Position: License and Permits Coordinator

Location: Columbus, OH

Job Description:

The License and Permits Coordinator is responsible for working with contractors acquiring their permits, plates, insurance and pre-pass devices. He/she will work with new and existing contractors on a daily basis to continue to make sure they have everything they need to keep them on the road.

Core Responsibilities & Duties:


  • Obtaining registrations, permits and insurance for contractors
  • Communicate with other L & P workers on a daily basis
  • Maintain appropriate spread sheets
  • Distribution of license plates, registrations and permits to contractors
  • Work with state agencies to obtain plates and permits  
  • Support contractors, terminals and operations daily through professional verbal communication, qualcomm and email
  • Other duties as assigned





  •  Must have strong work ethic
  •  Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products including; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc
  •  Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of operations  
  •  Strong interpersonal skills as well as a positive attitude 
  •  Have strong time management and organization skills  
  •  High School graduate or possess GED 
  •  Ability to present and maintain a positive corporate image in a fast paced environment
  •  Must be willing to work a flexible schedule
  •  All applicants are subject to criminal background investigation 


  •  Ideal candidate will possess a “can do” attitude with a “will do” work ethic
  •  Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  •  Experience with AS400 or McLeod operating systems is a plus
  •  IRP plating and permit experience preferred


We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package includes 401K, stock ownership plans, dental insurance, medical insurance, disability benefits, prescription drug coverage, confidential employee assistance programs, life insurance, vision care plan, paid sick time, paid company holidays, and paid vacations.

Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer. 

Apply today for the secure future and advancement opportunity you’re looking for with a company named one of “Forbes Top 200 Small Companies"!!


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