The European Commission (EC) has extended the deadline for the completion of its investigation into FedEx’s proposed acquisition of TNT. The new deadline is 13 January compared with the original 7 December deadline. It came after the two operators requested more time. Ricardo Cardoso, spokesman for competition policy of the EC, said: “We can confirm that the deadline for the commission to decide on the proposed merger has been extended until 13 January. “The parties have requested a 20 day […]
The winners of this year’s Everywoman in Transport and Logistics have been announced, with Wincanton scooping awards in two categories.
Hermes Group, parent company of UK parcel carrier Hermes Parcelnet, has seen “significant growth” in turnover for the twelfth year running, which it attributed to the rapidly growing e-commerce sector.
Cross-channel rail services supplier Groupe Eurotunnel has said it will challenge the Competition Commission over its provisional findings that passengers and freight customers could face higher prices because of its expansion into ferry services on the Dover-Calais route.