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UPS and FedEx answer AFMS complaint, agree to trial date

 |  January 20, 2012

UPS and FedEx have answered AFMS’s complaint alleging collusion and antitrust violations. AFMS claims that UPS and FedEx colluded to exclude dealings with third-party shipping consultants. AFMS is an independent shipping consultant specializing in negotiating small parcel and freight contracts. UPS and FedEx’s policies have also come under DOJ scrutiny, and a prelminary investigation is underway.

The parties have agreed to a trial date of June 18, 2013.

Read more on the case here.