Employers "hopeful that this will allow us to move toward conclusion of an agreement in the near term."
Feds announce that they will assist ILWU and PMA in contract talks that have been going on since May.
Nissan and Walmart say they have effective plans to minimize impact of West Coast port delays.
Port of Long Beach CEO said ports are in a "perfect position" to play this role.
Flexi-Van executive says "misplaced" chassis have aggravated congestion.
ICTSI Oregon says actions against it are "far beyond what other West Coast ports are experiencing."