TITLE

GM wants railroads to expand fast orders

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Joe
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Automotive News;9/13/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5837, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that General Motors is negotiating with several railroad companies to establish regional shipping yards in the United States. Details of the proposed distribution centers; Move as part of the company's efforts to expand Cadillac's order-to-delivery system to its other divisions.
ACCESSION #
2290987

 

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