The toolkit is being created to help ports plan and pay for infrastructure projects.
Ends slot exchange with Evergreen, but will have six Asia-U.S. strings and slot deal with APL.
Agency is also planning a February discussion of environmental issues at ports.
Employers "hopeful that this will allow us to move toward conclusion of an agreement in the near term."
Ports, airports and railways ready to implement winter contingency plans.
BlueWater Reporting shows 15 of 25 services have some sort of schedule disruption to Oakland, reflecting how delays in Los Angeles and Long Beach have impacted carrier schedules.