Senators Ask Regulators To Probe UPS-DHL Deal

Law360 (August 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A plan by DHL Express to drop its air package handler ABX Air Inc. in favor of United Parcel Service Inc., a move that has already spurred an antitrust investigation in DHL's home state of Ohio, has now attracted the attention of the U.S. Senate Antitrust Committee.

Sens. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), the chairman and ranking member of the committee, respectively, sent a letter on Monday to the Justice Department's Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission, requesting an immediate investigation into the...
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