Forward Air acquires Black Hawk assets

Forward Air Corporation has announced its wholly owned subsidiary Forward Air has acquired certain assets of Black Hawk Freight Services, Inc.

Forward Air Corporation has announced its wholly owned subsidiary Forward Air has acquired certain assets of Black Hawk Freight Services, Inc., a privately held transportation services provider. The deal is scheduled to close in December, the company said.

“We are very excited to be acquiring the assets of a company of Black Hawk’s stature and reputation in our industry,” said Forward Air chairman, president & CEO Bruce A. Campbell. “Our respective operations are a good fit on many levels and further advance our ‘Completing the Model Initiatives’. Their well-run cartage operation will support our Forward Air Complete initiative and their pool distribution operations will add to the geographic footprint of our pool distribution provider, Forward Air Solutions.”

“Forward Air is one of the most highly regarded companies in our industry,” said Jim Bellig, Black Hawk president. “We are extremely pleased we will be in a position to provide our customers with more service offerings over a much greater geographic area. We look forward to joining the Forward Air team.”

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