Wal-Mart to Use Service to Assess Security Risks Abroad

Wal-Mart Stores has selected Strategic Forecasting (Stratfor), Austin, Texas, to assess and rank security risk in countries in its global supply chain, Stratfor announced yesterday.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores here has selected Strategic Forecasting (Stratfor), Austin, Texas, to assess and rank security risk in countries in its global supply chain, Stratfor announced yesterday. Stratfor will provide Wal-Mart with a supply chain security risk monitoring service whereby countries within Wal-Mart’s supply chain are ranked as high, medium or low for risks associated with the supply chain infrastructure. These include risks from terrorism, insurrection, crime, the pol

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