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Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. engages in the provision of global logistics services. The company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and currently employs 17,400 full-time employees. The firm is a third-party logistics provider, and purchases cargo space from carriers, including airlines and ocean shipping lines on a volume basis and resells that space to its customers. The firm provides a range of customer solutions, such as order management, time-definite transportation, warehousing and distribution, temperature-controlled transit, cargo insurance and customized logistics solutions. In addition, the Company’s Project Cargo unit handles special project shipments that move through a single method or combination of air, ocean, and/or ground transportation. The firm’s services include airfreight services, ocean freight and ocean services, and customs brokerage and other services. The firm operates along five geographic areas: the Americas; North Asia; South Asia; Europe, and the Middle East, Africa and India.