Price-fixing parcels firms fall foul of French competition watchdog

The French Competition Authority (FCA, Autorité de la Concurrence) has slapped a fine of over €672 million on 20 parcels firms for price-fixing between 2004 and 2010. The list includes many of the largest names in the industry including DHL Express, FedEx Express, TNT, Chronopost, Gefco, Geodis, GLS France, Norbert Dentressangle, Schenker, DPD, Dachser, and Ziegler. FCA said that the offences took place under the auspices of the TLF professional grouping, ... [+]

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