RapidRatings Blog

3 Strategies to Help Minimize Impact of Supplier Disruption

June 29,2018

What to do before, during, and after a supplier disruption

A catastrophic fire at the facilities of Meridian Magnesium Products of America, the world's largest producer of magnesium components...

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Can your Supply Chain Withstand Mother Nature’s Next Move?

June 06,2018

 Using Financial Health to Understand and Prioritize Risk Hotspots

With the rise of disruptive incidents from cyber-attacks, to natural disasters, to geopolitical uncertainty, it’s no wonder that...

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Carillion: Could One Company's Liquidation Rock an Entire Industry?

April 09,2018

Since Carillion PLC’s unexpected liquidation in mid-January, fallout from the news has rattled Britain’s construction industry and put the hundreds of companies that worked with Carillion at risk....

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The Masking Effect of Artificially Low Interest Rates on Supply Chains

September 07,2017

As access to capital tightens, is winter coming for your suppliers?

The era of artificially low, or in some cases zero, interest rates from central banks continues. But for how long? When the...

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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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