Has the EC’s UPS/TNT decision ignored potential for “non-integrators”?


 

The European Commission last week revealed the nature of its concerns during review of the aborted UPS/TNT merger. The review  focused on “integrators”- parcel firms which operate incorporated international air and road transport networks – and the names La Poste and DPD cropped up… During the process, the EC claimed  non-integrators with cross- border operations, such as Royal Mail and its European division GLS; or DPD and its parent La Poste, would not challenge UPS enough as they have a […]