UPS has appealed against the European Commission’s (EC) decision to prohibit its acquisition of TNT Express, on the basis the decision was “factually and legally erroneous”. If successful, the prohibition would be annulled, meaning that the EC would not be able to use the UPS decision as a basis for future rulings. TNT Express, which recently revealed plans to boost EMEA profit by 8% in two years, said that the appeal does not mean UPS is renewing or reconsidering its […]
The European Commission (EC) said it will not comment on reports that it is to start legal action against the UK government over the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy.
Amazon has begun offering Sunday deliveries through its Amazon Logistics arm, following a successful trial before Christmas.
The European Commission (EC) is to probe potential competition concerns in the small parcels sector, particularly international express services, if UPS’s takeover of TNT Express goes ahead. Dutch-owned TNT Express and US parcel giant UPS are two out of the four ‘integrators’ operating within Europe (integrators are companies that control an air and road small package delivery network throughout Europe and beyond and are capable of offering the broadest portfolio of such services). The other integrators classified by the EC […]