The Austrian Cartel Court imposes fines totalling € 17 468 091 on 30 companies active in the freight forwarding market for infringement of Art. 101 TFEU by agreeing on tariffs for domestic combined shipments (SSK)

Cartel in the Freight Forwarding Market* On 19 December 2014 the Cartel Court imposed fines totalling € 17 468 091 on 30 companies active in the freight forwarding market for infringement of Article 101 TFEU by agreeing on tariffs for domestic combined shipments. A declaratory decision was taken against one undertaking enjoying immunity under the Austrian leniency programme. Back in February 2010, the Federal Competition Authority (BWB) filed applications against more than 40 companies, organised in an association (SSK). Agreements between freight forwarders on their

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European Competition Network Brief, The Austrian Cartel Court imposes fines totalling € 17 468 091 on 30 companies active in the freight forwarding market for infringement of Art. 101 TFEU by agreeing on tariffs for domestic combined shipments (SSK), 19 December 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2014, Art. N° 76773

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