GM joint venture to oversee deliveries

Wilson, Amy
December 2000
Automotive News;12/18/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5908, p38
Trade Publication
Reports on General Motors' (GM) formation of a joint venture with supply chain specialist CNF Inc. called Vector SCM. Plan of GM to hand off supervision of its worldwide parts delivery and vehicle shipments to Vector; Reduction of the time to deliver vehicles to dealers; Vector's management of the shipment of parts to plants of vehicles to dealers; Coordination of other supply chain activities.


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