The French Competition Authority fines several players in the road freight transport sector €500K for boycotting digital intermediation platforms (H2P / Astre / Tred Union / Evolutrans...)

The Autorité de la concurrence fines several players in the road freight transport sector for boycotting digital intermediation platforms* Background The Autorité opened an investigation following a referral from the Ministry of Economy and Finance (DGCCRF), followed by dawn raids in 2018. The Autorité de la concurrence is today fining several road freight transport stakeholders (freight exchanges, hauliers' associations, trade unions) for hindering the arrival and development of new digital stakeholders offering services related to the performance or optimization of transport management, between the end of July 2016 and the end of February 2018. The cumulative amount of the penalties imposed is 500,000 euros. The fined stakeholders had agreed to boycott and to call on their members to

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority fines several players in the road freight transport sector €500K for boycotting digital intermediation platforms (H2P / Astre / Tred Union / Evolutrans...), 9 September 2021, e-Competitions September 2021, Art. N° 102214

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