Afternoon Coffee: SAP Pilots Blockchain Tracker for Supply Chain, Tesla Suppliers Worried About Getting Paid

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SAP is working with more than two dozen companies to build an automated blockchain-based supply chain tracking system. A recent Wall Street Journal report detailed concerns about Tesla’s supplier relationships given the electric car manufacturer’s low cash levels. Afternoon Coffee brings you the latest in procurement and supply chain news.

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