Truck lines at all terminal gates stretched roughly four kilometers (2.5 miles) as of Wednesday morning.
The largest US trucking companies now are owned by large logistics operators looking to provide end-to-end services for shippers.
A decline in production numbers and China regulations on paint look set to limit the availability of containers, which could spell trouble when demand picks up in peak periods.
QualifiedCarriers.com data show more smaller trucking firms entering market as big carriers cut capacity.
Current back-up of chassis in LA-LB port is sign of deeper problems.
An infusion of capital from a stock offering would help Schneider expand services, update equipment, and acquire companies.
The IPO comes three years after the Stobart Group took Eddie Stobart private to pay down debts.
The future of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability or CSA program increasingly is in doubt.
A federal judge has allowed a bank to foreclose on and sell its interest in more than 1,500 Hanjin Shipping containers to repay the bank for owed lease payments.
FedEx Freight's latest quarterly earnings show LTL rates rising in the early months of 2017.