RapidRatings Blog

Greensill’s Warning Isn’t What You Think

May 04,2021
 

Many were surprised when fintech darling Greensill Capital suddenly collapsed earlier this year.

Buoyed by capital from leading global investors, the company was widely understood to be...

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Culture Shift in Supplier Relationship Management: Three Benefits of Treating Suppliers Like Partners

May 15,2017
The supplier/buyer relationship has traditionally been a very transactional exchange, historically focused on getting the lowest price with reliable delivery.  Driven by the perceived risk of...
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Default Frequency in 2016 Highest Since 2009, FHR Caught 94%

February 02,2017

The RapidRatings Annual U.S. Default Study examined bankruptcy trends from public, non-financial U.S. companies, looking specifically at their Financial Health Rating (FHR®) at the time of and...

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Hanjin's Default Raises the Alarm for Just-In-Time Inventory Strategies

December 19,2016

Can Predictive Supply Chain Risk Management Come to the Rescue?

When the world’s seventh largest shipping container line filed for bankruptcy protection three months ago, it surprised many...

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The 3 Myths of Private Company Financial Analysis: Lessons Learned from the Coates Engineering Group Bankruptcy

October 21,2016

The time to get serious about supplier risk management is now, and most organizations know it.  Supplier disruption has shifted the tide towards proactive risk management in hopes of...

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