In the Press

  • 2013 Executive Excellence Awards (CEOs): Peter Rose

    Seattle Business Magazine

    Peter Rose was recognized by Seattle Business for his secret to success which helped grow Expeditors into a global transportation logistics giant. Rose's formula was simple and transparent: Create a well-defined corporate culture, provide a good employee incentive package, avoid debt, invest in technology that boosts productivity, and pursue long-term profits over short term gains.

  • Top 25 Freight Forwarders: Expeditors Ranks 8th in 2013

    Logistics Management

    For 30 years, Logistics Management's Quest for Quality has been regarded in the transportation and logistics industry as an important measure of customer satisfaction and performance excellence. Expeditors was ranked 8th in the Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders in 2013. It was noted that Expeditors is the largest, best run North American-based freight forwarder.

  • Expeditors Ranks on the 2013 Fortune 500 List

    Fortune 500 List

    Fortune Magazine ranked Expeditors 428th on the 2013 Fortune 500 list. Expeditors has been on the Fortune 500 list 8 years running since 2006. The ranking is compiled and published by Fortune Magazine on the basis of 2013 gross revenue.

  • Expeditors is Recognized for Value-Added Warehousing and Distribution Solutions, and Freight Forwarding

    Logistics Management

    Logistics Management distinguished Expeditors as one of the 2013 Quest for Quality 3PLs for value-added warehousing and distribution solutions, and for meeting pressing global demands with freight forwarding while maintaining world-class service. Expeditors was also recognized for excellent services such as transportation management and helping shippers successfully reach out of their comfort zones.

  • The Irish Logistics & Transport Awards 2013 Presents Expeditors with Employer of the Year

    Irish Logistics & Transport Awards

    The Irish Logistic and Transport Awards (ILTAs) celebrates excellence in logistics and transport and encourages teams and individuals to constantly raise the bar when it comes to innovating and maintaining their commitment to the industry. Expeditors received the 2013 ILTA Employer of the Year award in recognition of training, recruiting, motivating, communication, rewarding, and retaining employees.

  • Inbound Logistics Ranks Expeditors a Top 100 3PL Provider in 2012

    Inbound Logistics

    Expeditors was selected for Inbound Logistics' Top 100 3PL Providers chart in the July 2012 issue. Every year, Inbound Logistics editors sift through hundreds of questionnaires and conduct online research to determine which companies make the coveted Top 100 list. Expeditors is honored to be recognized for supply chain expertise and vision.

  • Expeditors Ranks in Seattle Times Top Companies of 2012

    Seattle Times

    Expeditors was ranked 21st out of 97 companies in the Seattle Times' annual ranking of top companies in the Pacific Northwest. Companies are ranked according to their return on invested capital, free cash-flow yield, asset turnover, and stock-price appreciation. Expeditors excelled in each of those categories.

  • Inbound Logistics Recognizes Expeditors as a 2011 Top 100 3PL Provider

    Tactical operational results are fundamental to 3PL value, but so is the strategic vision of experienced logistics providers. Today's business logistics leaders say they appreciate 3PLs that are proactive, take the lead in sharing best supply chain practices, and help to drive enterprise transformation. Strategic supply chain vision is a key measurement of 3PL excellence. For having supply chain expertise and vision, Inbound Logistics editors recognize Expeditors as a 2011 Top 100 3PL Provider.

  • Peter Rose Featured in Seattle Times - Best of the Northwest 2011

    Expeditors ranked number 18 in 2011. Peter Rose was featured in the article highlighting the importance of making employees a priority. Watch Peter's interview on video!

  • Expeditors Ranks 384 on 2010 Fortune 500

    Expeditors continues to climb the ranks, as Fortune recognizes us in their annual ranking of America's largest public corporations. We place at 384 for 2010.

  • Expeditors Receives Irish Logistics and Transport Award for Freight Forwarding - 2010

    Expeditors Ireland was presented with The Supply Chain Integration Award for 2010 by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Ireland. This award recognizes Expeditors' ability to offer a full range of services while continuing to strategically drive efficiency and add value for their customers

  • LAN Cargo Awards Expeditors for Efficiency in 2010

    LAN Cargo, a prominent carrier in Latin America, recognized Expeditors Argentina with an efficiency award in 2010. LAN selects their top four freight forwarders based on: partnership, cooperation, relationship, and profitability.

  • Peter Rose Recognized on the 7th Annual JOC Leadership Roll

    Peter Rose was one of 12 honors for excellence and leadership by the Journal of Commerce. The JOC recognizes this list of individuals as being innovators, contrarians, voices of reason

  • Two Quest for Quality Awards, Five Straight Years

    We are happy to announce that Logistics Management, a logistics and supply chain magazine, has awarded Expeditors a Quest for Quality Award in both Freight Forwarding and, for the 5th straight year. It is an honor to receive this award however it is even a greater honor to know that our customers were the ones who decided the outcome.

  • Expeditors Cracks the Top 10 in the Seattle Times' Top 100 Northwest Companies

    The Seattle Times' annual ranking of the Top 100 Northwest Companies had Expeditors in the top 10, for their overall weighted score, leading many other popular global companies such as Nike, Microsoft and Starbucks.

    The Seattle Times used four metrics to come up with the weighted score. They include sales per employee, operating income, return on equity and stock-price appreciation.

  • Expeditors claims the No. 28 spot on the Business Week 50

    For the second straight year, Expeditors appeared on the Business Week 50, an annual ranking of the best-performing companies in the S&P 500 stock index. Positioned at No. 28, Expeditors rose four spots from last years standings.
    "As we celebrate our 30th anniversary, we continue to focus on customer service, employee development, customer relationships and having the best technology in the business." - Peter Rose

  • Expeditors Presented with 2 Quest for Quality Awards for 2008

    Logistics Management surveys its readers once a year having them rate providers of transportation and logistics services. The top rated companies are then given a "Quest for Quality" award. It is with great pleasure that we announce for the fourth consecutive year Expeditors has been awarded a "Quest for Quality Award" in both Third-Party Logistics and Freight Forwarding. These awards are yet another symbol of our dedication to setting the standard for excellence in global logistics, year after year.

  • Expeditors No. 32 on Business Week's Top 50 Best Performing Companies

    Business Week's Top 50 Best Performing Companies list was released in April, ranking companies on two vital financial measures: average return on capital and growth, both taken over the previous 36 months. We are proud to announce that Expeditors made it on the list at no. 32. The CEO's message at the May shareholders meeting attributes the financial success of this organization to our employees. We are an organization that grows organically, one that has a strong network infrastructure with a global presence, and one that is not for sale.

  • Logistics Quarterly Ranks Expeditors as One of the Top 36 3PLs for 2007

    Logistics Quarterly (a logistics and transportation publication) recently ranked Expeditors as one of the Top 36 3PLs for 2007. They discussed the growth of the 3PL sector and how Expeditors ranks as a top Global Supply Chain Manager.

  • Expeditors Receives Two Quest for Quality Awards

    Annually, Logistics Management readers evaluate companies in all modes, choosing the top performers in various categories. It is an honor and a great accomplishment to announce that Expeditors received the prestigious award in this year's 2007 Quest for Quality Awards. Expeditors earned the #1 spot in two categories: freight forwarding and third party logistics.

  • Expeditors featured in Forbes Magazine

    Expeditors was featured in the April 16, 2007 issue of Forbes magazine. The article "I'll Handle That" discusses the growth of global trade and the role that Expeditors plays in this environment. "You can play with that keyboard all day, but unless you have the people in the origin offices who know how to load a container, freight is not going to move." - Peter Rose

  • Fortune ranked Expeditors in the top 500 for the first time

    In this year's annual ranking of America's largest public corporations, Fortune 500 ranked Expeditors in the top 500 for the first time. The ranking is compiled and published by Fortune magazine on the basis of 2006 gross revenue.

  • Peter Rose on the cover of Seattle Business Monthly

    Peter Rose was featured on the cover of the January 2006 issue of the Seattle Business Monthly. The articles discusses how Mr. Rose began in the cargo business and eventually started Expeditors. It reviews the philosophy of hiring employees and training leaders at the company. The article is only available in hard copy print from Seattle Business Monthly.

  • Fortune Names Expeditors as the Most Admired Transportation and Logistics Company

    In its annual list of America's Most Admired Companies, Fortune Magazine put Expeditors at the top of the Transportation and Logistics category. The ranking is derived from a survey of eight key attributes. Expeditors ranked #1 in its industry in four of the categories, including quality of products/services, employee talent, social responsibility,and financial soundness.

  • Peter Rose on the cover of American Shipper Journal

    Peter Rose, CEO of Expeditors, is on the cover of the November 2005 issue of American Shipper Journal. This issue highlights the growth of Expeditors and focuses on recent market trends and how Expeditors is working within this environment. It offers comments from Mr. Rose on the state of the industry and a discussion of how Expeditors continues to chart its own course to success. To read the full article, it requires a subscription to the American Shipper Journal.

  • Inbound Logistics Recognizes Expeditors as One of the Top Global 3PLs

    Expeditors was noted by the publication Inbound Logistics as being one of the world's top 100 third party logistics providers. Inbound Logistics recognized Expeditors based on its success in implementing core transportation services for its customers, as well as value-added warehousing, technology and other logistics services.

  • Global Logistics and Supply Chain Strategies Puts Expeditors in top 25 Logistics Providers

    Expeditors was listed in the top 25 in this publication again in 2005. As written in the report, "the large 3PLs are prosperous enough to invest in high-quality systems, processes and logistics networks that have allowed the world's largest companies to implement efficient supply chains that stretch from Asia to North America and Europe." Read More Here

  • Forbes names Expeditors the Best Managed Transportation Company in America

    Forbes, a leading business publication, in 2005 named Expeditors as the best managed transportation company in America, as part of their annual focus on the Best Big Companies in America. The magazine has noted the company for running "the tightest ship" among the leading transportation logistics competitors, while showing a dedication to a business philosophy of rewarding employees for good performance. Expeditors is also one of the few to have been on the list of Best Big Companies since its inception in 1999, making it part of the Forbes Honor Role.

  • Puget Sound Business Journal names Peter Rose, Executive of the Year

    The Puget Sound Business Journal, a Seattle-based weekly business publication, has named Peter Rose, CEO of Expeditors as the Executive of the Year for 2004. In receiving the award, Rose attributed the company's success to their unique culture with an emphasis on ethics and professionalism. Also noted was the continued growth of the global brand of Expeditors, especially in the Far East.

  • Expeditors Receives C-TPAT Certification

    C-TPAT is the government-business initiative to build cooperative relationships that strengthen overall supply chain and border security.