Supply Chain

RapidRecap: ISM 2023 World, Rising Up with Resilience and Innovation
Recently, RapidRatings attended ISM World 2023, a three-day event that served as a gathering place for top professionals in the supplier space, risk management sector, sustainability, manufacturing, and more.
The Trickledown Effect: How Silicon Valley Bank’s Failure Impacts Supply Chains
Your suppliers’ ability to deliver on-time, on specification, and per the terms of contracts will be put to the test.
Even in The Pandemic Era, The Fundamentals Still Matter
‘Change’ is not an unfamiliar word in the fashion industry. But in recent years, it’s been a loaded one—as stores began to shift from brick and mortar to eCommerce. Inherent in this major trend was (and is) a complete reshaping of legacy companies’ operating models, operating efficiencies, inventory management, human capital, and much more. In the pandemic era, the new model (and all its conveniences to boards and customers alike) has taken on an outsized weight.
Is The Adrenaline Enough?
Last year, we predicted that the pandemic would exacerbate pre-existing weaknesses in the financial health of both public and private companies across industries. Among 24 out of 30 industry categories, there was an average six-point drop in core health from YE ‘19 to YE ‘20. This type of fundamental deterioration of US corporates is significant.
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