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Specialized brokers provide leg up in strained flatbed market

Flatbed trucks move down the road. (Photo: Jim Allen/FreightWaves)

The outlook remains positive for both the housing and general construction markets. This market strength — paired with the relatively small number of flatbed carriers — means flatbed capacity is in high demand and difficult to secure. As shippers navigate this strained environment, they should consider whether their current 3PL partners are best suited for their needs. 

“Flatbed shipping is specialized. There are many more variables in terms of types of trailers and the required securement...

The Wave acquires FCR Finland

Pompili: “The acquisition plan is in full swing. This operation strengthens the
international position of our group “

Genoa based De Wave Group, the global outfitting company, lands in Finland with the
acquisition of FCR, laying down a strategic bridgehead both on the Northern European and
Scandinavian shipbuilding and refitting markets.

FCR Finland has been operating for over a decade in this market, in particular in the branch
of public areas and cabins construction on large passenger and cruise...

Tornadoes across South may further strain flatbed capacity

After severe storms and tornadoes ripped through Texas on Monday, other parts of the South were next in line. Building back in heavily damaged areas will increase demand for construction materials and flatbed capacity to truck those goods.

#Tornado damage on Rose St in Arabi.

— St. Bernard Parish (@StBGov) March 23, 2022

People continue to pick through debris after tornadoes struck the New Orleans area Wednesday, killing at least one person and leaving thousands...

Spectre of stagflation rears up over UK economy as house builders feel the pain of high inflation and lower growth

Susannah Streeter

Susannah Streeter, senior investment and markets analyst, Hargreaves Lansdown:

“The spectre of stagflation has reared up over the UK economy with the growth forecast revised sharply downwards while higher prices are set to be entrenched for many months to come. The invasion of Ukraine and soaring commodity prices have upended previous forecasts from the UK’s independent Office for Budget Responsibility, which now expects the economy to grow at a much slower pace of 3.8% this...

Huge dome to cover CHPG project

Huge dome to cover CHPG project

Good Morning Monaco

Monday, March 7, 2022

Monaco; the marina and at the centre the Yacht Club de Monaco

Huge dome will cover CHPG building project
The Government has entrusted VINCI Construction with the structure, core and shell for the new Princess Grace Hospital in Monaco, the company said… 

Yacht owners consult lawyers over seizures
Ilya Rachkov, a partner in Nectorov, Savelyev & Partners law firm, told, a state-owned Russian business newspaper, that...

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