Showdown time for express carriers

Armbruster, William
August 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);8/4/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 31, p30
Discusses the status and issues in the U.S. express service market as of August 4, 2003. Plan of Department of Transportation Administrative Law Judge Ronnie L. Yoder to hold a hearing on August 19, in connection with his investigation into whether Astar Air Cargo is under control of Deutsche Post, a non-U.S. company; Status of competition in the market; Impact of a planned shareholders' vote on a takeover proposal for Airborne Inc. by Deutsche Post; Effort of FedEx and United Parcel Service to block DHL from operating a domestic express service in the U.S. INSET: WHO'S WHO IN DHL DISPUTE.


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