Terminals should be blamed for labor shortages on West Coast, union officials say.
Founder of cargo booking website Cargo Chief traces origins to problems he faced as a shipper.
Councilman believes ports have taken "another step closer to a lockout."
ICTSI Oregon says actions against it are "far beyond what other West Coast ports are experiencing."
Preliminary figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines indicate a 5.4 percent increase in air freight from 2013.
Transportation secretary urged Congress to tackle nation's infrastructure challenge.