The French Competition Authority fines road transport companies for market sharing (Astre)

The Autorité de la concurrence fines the Astre transport group €3.8 million for anticompetitive practices.* Background Following an investigation report sent by the Directorate General for Competition Policy, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF), the Autorité de la concurrence has today issued a decision fining the Astre road transport group €3.8 million for having organised for more than 20 years customer allocation between its members. The Astre group comprises small and mid-size road transport companies. It is organised in two entities: Astre Coopérative, which ensures compliance with the group’s internal rules of procedure, recruits new members, and proposes services and tools for

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority fines road transport companies for market sharing (Astre), 28 October 2019, e-Competitions October 2019, Art. N° 92183

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