Government, Business, Technology

Huawei Hires Trade Lobbyists as Sales Slow in US-China Fight

Huawei Technologies Co. sign A visitor looks at a Huawei Technologies Inc. smartphone on display at the Mobile World Congress in Shanghai on June 27, 2019. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

Huawei Technologies Co. hired the law firm Sidley Austin to lobby on trade as the U.S. pressures allies to join it in blacklisting the Chinese telecom giant and the company finds itself increasingly mired in President Donald Trump’s trade war with Beijing.

Ben Brody | Bloomberg News
August 12, 2019
Business, Technology, Perspective

Perspective: Best Practices for Fleets’ Contract Security

Contract security breaches can result in severe and high-profile consequences for a business, especially in today’s hyper-connected world. What are some best practices fleets can implement to increase contract security?

Timothy Donaghy | Chief Technology Officer, Contract Logix LLC
June 3, 2019
Government, Business

Transportation Leaders Examine Market Concerns in Freight Rail Industry

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D.-Ore) Rep. Peter DeFazio by Susan Walsh / Associated Press

The leaders of the transportation policy panel of the U.S. House of Representatives expressed concern about possible unfair trade practices in the freight rail and transit sectors.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 16, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Security Experts Warn Truckers About Loadboard Scams, ‘Inspired’ Terrorist Attacks

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Technology and smart, hard-working criminals have combined to keep loadboard fraud rampant, according to a senior investigator with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
November 15, 2017
Government, Business

Senate Panel to Consider Transportation Security Cards Legislation

A bill designed to facilitate the background check process through transportation security cards will be taken up by the Senate Commerce Committee on April 5.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 31, 2017
Government, Business

Senate Confirms Johnson to Lead Homeland Security Department

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The Senate on Dec. 16 confirmed Jeh Johnson to lead the Department of Homeland Security, clearing the way for him to become the fourth homeland security secretary.

December 17, 2013
Government, Business

DOD Top Lawyer Tapped to Head DHS

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Former Pentagon lawyer Jeh Johnson has been tapped by President Obama to lead the Department of Homeland Security, the Associated Press reported.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2013
Government, Business

Napolitano Stepping Down as DHS Chief

Janet Napolitano is resigning from her position leading the Department of Homeland Security, the Associated Press reported Friday.

July 12, 2013

ATA Tells Congress Security Efforts Must Be Risk-Based

Efforts to protect the nation’s transportation system from terrorist attack should promote information sharing between the public and private sectors and focus on areas most at risk, a trucking executive told a Congressional panel.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
June 1, 2012
Perspective, Business

Opinion: Managing Cargo Security

Cargo theft is on the rise, and, thanks to various reporting groups, we carriers, shippers and consignees are now able to track theft patterns and take steps to reduce our chances of being involved in such incidents.

November 21, 2011