Business groups tell Obama that the use of a mediator is imperative in longshore union talks.
No rapid conclusion is expected in labor contract talks that have been ongoing for six months.
Carriers are set to charge $1,000 per FEU, also poised to start charging on intermodal door deliveries this week.
DHL pilot with its customer Ricoh showed augmented reality technology increased efficiency in picking process, with uses in transportation and last mile delivery also possible.
Strong container and steel volumes led the way for a record year at the port.
Turnover rate among large U.S. truckload carriers increased 1 percent to an annualized rate of 97 percent in the third quarter of 2014.