Germany’s Transportation Companies Come Into Their Own

Germany’s transport sector is finally emerging from the under the shadow of the nation’s world beating export industries, from cars to machine tools, whose record profits stand out in a recession-mired Europe thanks to explosive sales growth in China and other emerging markets.

German transporters have leveraged a solid domestic cargo base to establish pan-European and global logistics networks on land, on sea and in the air at a time when their European rivals are retreating to the (illusory) comfort of their domestic markets.

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