No rapid conclusion is expected in labor contract talks that have been ongoing for six months.
The ILWU and ILA will likely have concurrent contract negotiations, making cargo diversion difficult, an NRF official said.
FMC says TSA members have pledged to postpone congestion surcharges, but $1,000 GRI still looms.
Ports, airports and railways ready to implement winter contingency plans.
Belgian port reports record growth thanks to container and liquid bulk sectors.
Railway and intermodal provider set records for revenues and earnings in 2014.