Councilman believes ports have taken "another step closer to a lockout."
Employers "hopeful that this will allow us to move toward conclusion of an agreement in the near term."
The container shipping arm of COSCO reports an 8% increase in volume.
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."