Port of Long Beach CEO said ports are in a "perfect position" to play this role.
Trade compliance software provider released single-screen data entry tools designed to ease burden on shippers of goods to Japan and through Panama Canal.
With container trailers in short supply, some shippers and truckers are creating dedicated fleets.
Port director's tenure has seen projects to deepen harbor, raise Bayonne Bridge, expand marine terminals and intermodal rail.
Hueneme CEO says port could offer relief valve for congestion.
Consensus shows better growth than other parts of world.