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Why Supply Chain Professionals Should Care About Corporate Financial Risk

Corporate supply chains need to be wary of suppliers that are financially distressed. High risk suppliers can expose your company to a variety of issues, which can ultimately have an impact on your company's supply chain, sales revenue and reputation. 

CreditRiskMonitor automates the monitoring of financial stress in public and private companies and leverages the knowledge of the crowd to make sure that busy professionals get a "tap on the shoulder" when it is time to act.

Monster Beverage Corporation

We take a look at two companies occupying different spaces within the overall beverage industry – Reed's, Inc. and Monster Beverage Corporation – to see how they compare on financial risk.

Yingli Green Energy

Solar panel demand in China is estimated to fall by approximately one-third in 2018, weakening the profitability of manufacturers and putting distressed operators like Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited in greater peril.

Assessing Contraction Risk: The Transportation-Manufacturing Industry

A contraction in credit is not something that might occur: It will happen at some point. Risk professionals dealing with the transportation and manufacturing industries are better off preparing now, while economic conditions are still strong.

The McClatchy Company

The McClatchy Company and The New York Times represent two ends of the financial risk spectrum in the newspaper industry, highlighting the need for vigilance.

Argentinean Currency

Argentina is using extraordinary measures to keep its economy afloat. As the peso declines, businesses that are heavily reliant on debt financing could be in trouble if problems persist.

Steel Industry

In the steel industry, major players AK Steel Holding Corporation and Steel Dynamics, Inc. are two examples of public companies with markedly different financial situations in 2018.

PAYCE™ score

The PAYCE® score allows CreditRiskMonitor subscribers to stay at the front of cutting-edge technology to keep ahead of risk from private companies in their portfolios.

Nearly 30 percent of Australia's public companies in our CreditRiskMonitor global directory are at a FRISK® score which indicates an elevated level of bankruptcy risk in 2018. Supply chain professionals must know that even in a strong Australian economy, risk exists in plenty of industries.

Supermarket Watch for Winn-Dixie, Tops

For grocery stores, suppliers and lenders often have the most risk exposure. Tops Holdings and Southeastern Grocers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring in early 2018, largely as a result of their heavy debt burdens.

Revlon, Inc.

Leveraged to the max, it seems as though there’s not enough makeup in the world to mask Revlon, Inc.’s deep financial troubles.