In 2001, Expeditors International of Washington was ranked No. 3 by Fortune magazine on its list of America's Most Admired Companies in the Freight Delivery Industry. This global logistics company offers a number of services, including customs brokerage, air cargo, ocean cargo, enterprise risk management, distribution, security and import and export compliance through its worldwide network of integrated information management systems. Expeditors International employs approximately 9,000 trained professionals in 170 offices throughout the world, including one in Laredo, Texas. It also maintains 12 international service centers on six continents. The company was established in 1979 with a single office in Seattle.