General Motors Corp. will turn over its entire global manufacturing logistics to a new joint venture with CNF Inc., a management company that operates Con-Way Transportation Services, Emery Worldwide and Menlo Logistics. The JV is aimed at cutting in half GM's global parts inventory and reducing vehicle delivery times to dealers and customers — in the case of the U.S. from 13 days on average now to just eight “as quickly as possible,” executives say. It also is targeted with reducing GM's ...

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