A growing shortage of ocean containers is raising the cost of getting goods inland and putting more freight into less-than-truckload (LTL) networks closer to ports, trucking companies say. The amount of ocean freight transloaded into domestic trailers as well as intermodal containers long has been growing, but costs associated with repositioning containers are speeding the trend.
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