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Expeditors International

Company nameExpeditors International of Washington, Inc.
Company typePublic (NASDAQ - EXPD)
S&P 500 Component
SloganYou'd be surprised how far we'll go for you.
IndustryGlobal Logistics Services
Founded1979
HeadquartersSeattle, Washington, U.S.
Key peoplePeter Rose, Chairman & CEO
Jordan Gates, President & COO
ProductsFreight Forwarding Services
Customs Brokerage
Revenue(+)$5.9 billion USD (2010)
Operating income(+)$547 million USD (2010)
Net income(+)$344 million USD (2010)
Employees12,900 (2010)

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Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (Nasdaq - EXPD) is a global logistics and freight forwarding company headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

The Fortune 500 company employs over 12,900 trained professionals in 251 locations across six continents. Expeditors satisfies the increasingly sophisticated needs of international trade through a seamless, worldwide network of integrated information systems. Services include air and ocean freight forwarding, vendor consolidation, customs clearance, insurance, distribution and other value added logistics services.

Expeditors prides themselves on being a solutions-based organization and takes time to understand each customer's individual business needs. As a non-asset based organization, this allows considerable flexibility when managing customers' supply chains. Due to Expeditors' relationships with local suppliers and global air and ocean partners, they can provide customers with the best routing and pricing options. Their comprehensive, flexible spectrum of services is supported by leading-edge information technology that provides a high level of visibility from end to end.

To maintain consistent quality in customer service across the globe, Expeditors has regional headquarters located in London, Sao Paulo, Beirut and Shanghai.

At Expeditors, industry professionals, award winning processes and globally unified systems ensure that they always live up to their promise, "You'd be surprised how far we'll go for you".


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