A third group action has been registered with the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) seeking redress for those affected by the €3bn truck price-fixing cartel. Law firm Edwin Coe is seeking damages for businesses that were both direct and indirect purchasers of trucks (companies that used transport services provided by hauliers). It has signed up 27 businesses so far, including Co-op, Poundland and brewers Adnams and Fuller’s, to its class action. It is estimated that approximately 10 million trucks sold across […]
Cabotage regulations are unclear and unenforceable, according to the European Commission (EC).
Revisions could be made to the UK’s flagship HGV Road User Levy to make it compliant with EU rules, a source said this week.
UPS and TNT Express have submitted remedies to the European Commission to address its competition concerns, extending the review period further. The submission extends the EC’s review period by 15 business days to 5 February 2013. The proposed remedies involve the sale of the business activities and its assets. UPS needs to ensure the long-term viability of these activities and the continuity of service already provided by TNT Express. In order to receive approval, the EC will market-test the remedies. […]