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Encyclopedia > Expeditors International
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.
Image:expd_logo.gif
Type Public (NASDAQ: EXPD)
Founded 1979, Seattle, WA
Headquarters Seattle, Washington, USA
Key people Peter Rose, Chairman & CEO
Industry Logisticts Services
Products Freight Forwarding Services
Customs Brokerage
Revenue $3.902 billion USD (2005)
Operating income $305 million USD (2005)
Net income $219 million USD (2005)
Employees 10,566 (2005)
Slogan You'd be surprised how far we'll go for you.
Website www.expeditors.com


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Company History

Expeditors was founded in Seattle, Washington in 1979. Expeditors was one of the first companies to marry Customs clearance services with traditional freight forwarding. For the song by the Smashing Pumpkins, see 1979 (song). ...


Currently, Expeditors has 226 locations worldwide (2005) providing staff of over 10,000 who satisfy the needs of international trade using integrated information systems. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Services include customs clearance, vendor consolidation, air and ocean freight forwarding, insurance, ocean consolidation, distribution, professional services (Tradewin), supply chain software (Tradeflow) and other value-added services. Expeditors' track and trace system is known as exp.o.


Financial Information

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. became a publicly traded company in 1984 with the listing of its shares on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol EXPD (NASDAQ: EXPD) and were named to the NASDAQ 100 in 2002. During their first year as a public company, Expeditors International reported more than $50 million in gross revenues and $2.1 million in net earnings. Expeditors is currently #506 on the Fortune 1000 (2005). Total revenues approached four billion ($3.9 billion) in 2005. 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See stock (disambiguation) for other meanings of the term stock A stock, also referred to as a share, is commonly a share of ownership in a corporation. ... NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City. ... NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City. ... The NASDAQ-100 is a stock market index of 100 of the largest domestic and international non-financial companies listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... It has been suggested that Fortune 500 be merged into this article or section. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The company CEO is Peter Rose, no relation to the baseball player of the same name. Peter Edward Pete Rose, Sr. ...


They are known in the financial services community for their unconventional and entertaining Securities & Exchange Committee Filings - which are rumored to be written by Peter Rose himself - as well as its responses to questions submitted to the company (which are placed on Expeditors' Investor website). SEC is a TLA which can refer to: In general context, an abbreviation for second. ...


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