FTC Looks to Stop Merger Combining Two of Nation’s Largest Private Fleets

The Federal Trade Commission has filed an administrative complaint charging that the proposed merger of Sysco and US Foods would violate the antitrust laws by significantly reducing competition nationwide and in 32 local markets for foodservice distribution services.

Sysco operates the second largest private truck fleet, while U.S. Foods is ranked as fifth, according to Transport Topics most recent rankings of the 100 largest shipper-owned truck fleets in North America.

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