Chris Koch helped build the shipping council into a bridge to other associations and global governing bodies during his 15 years in charge.
Longshoremen are planning rallies tomorrow in Los Angeles and Tacoma.
Analysts say 74% of reefer cargo moves in containers.
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."