DETROIT (July 27)—General Motors Corp. said it will offer minority suppliers financial and technical assistance to "close the technology gap" and successfully participate in the auto maker´s on-line marketplace, GM TradeXchange. Minority vendors will be assisted in connecting to the Internet and GM´s exchange. Commerce One, the Empowerment Foundation and Direct Sourcing Solutions Inc. will assist GM in securing the necessary computer hardware and software, connectivity support, catalog creation and training for participating suppliers.
GM to offer e-commerce aid to minority suppliers
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