The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is about to enter the final stage of its investigation into Mercedes-Benz and five vehicle dealerships over suspected breaches of the Competition Act in the distribution of commercial vehicles. The investigation, launched in 2010, relates to five separate alleged infringements between March 2007 and January 2010, each of them involving two or three dealers, and two of them also involving Mercedes-Benz. Apart from Mercedes UK parent Daimler UK, and ultimate parent Daimler AG, the […]
The acquisition of administration-hit Elite Transport Services pushed Deben Transport into the red last year.
Royal Mail has admitted that the threat of industrial action and the introduction of size-based parcel pricing led to volumes being flat in the first nine months of the current financial year.
FTA policy director Elizabeth de Jong has told motortransport.co.uk that the government needs more proof that some hauliers are close to collapse before it can offer sector-specific support.