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BIG BROWN'S BIG LEAP THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE 35 TOP 50 GLOBAL TRANSPORTATION PROVIDERS SPECIAL REPORT THE UNITED STATES' largest transporta- tion operator is now the world's largest transportation and logistics company. UPS moved to the top spot on the JOC-SJ Consulting Group list of the Top 50 Global Transportation Service Providers, shoul- dering its way past former leader Deutsche Post DHL of Germany, which now stands in second place, ranked by revenue. UPS ended 2014 with $58.2 billion in revenue, up 5 percent from 2013 and about $2.2 billion more than DHL. Combined, the 50 largest transportation and logistics companies worldwide increased revenue 2 percent in 2014 to $759.2 billion. In comparison, the entire U.S. trucking industry generated $700.4 billion in revenue in 2014, UPS takes over the top spot among global transportation providers as revenue among the Top 50 recovers mildly By William B. Cassidy

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