Amazon Sued Over 'Bullying' Shipping Cos., Unpaid Fees

Law360, San Francisco (April 27, 2017, 4:28 PM EDT) -- Central Freight Lines Inc. hit Amazon Fulfillment Services Inc. with a suit in California federal court on Wednesday, claiming that the retailer owes more than $2.9 million in outstanding shipping fees and has used its economic power to bully the shipping company and other carriers to agree to unfair contract terms.

The suit claims that Amazon reneged on its oral contract with Central Freight to pay additional fees for large packages that were not originally covered by the parties' shipping agreement. Amazon then allegedly used its dominance in the shipping industry to impose onerous, nonindustry standards and terms on Central Freight...

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