How to Deal With "At Risk" Vendors

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Jeanette Nyden

Imagine that you are reading the Sunday paper. You suddenly see your vendor’s company name in an article about their stock value plunging on news that they were experiencing "constraints" delivering their services. On August 10th, that very thing happened to the customers of Swift International (Swift). "Where Have All the Trucker’s Gone?" [Sunday Aug. 10, 2014, New York Times] Apparently, Swift (and presumably other logistics providers as well) cannot find enough qualified drive...
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