SEATTLE, Nov. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPD), today announced that on November 7, 2017, its Board of Directors declared a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.42 per share, payable on December 15, 2017 to shareholders of record as of December 1, 2017.

Expeditors is a global logistics company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The Company employs trained professionals in 177 district offices and numerous branch locations located on six continents linked into a seamless worldwide network through an integrated information management system. Services include the consolidation or forwarding of air and ocean freight, customs brokerage, vendor consolidation, cargo insurance, time-definite transportation, order management, warehousing and distribution and customized logistics solutions.

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