OKLAHOMA CITY -- Fleming Cos. here said last week it has decided to handle procurement centrally rather than regionally.
cided we can accelerate the cost benefits by moving to a centralized national buying center."
He said the distributor has not yet determined at what location central procurement will be done. Until that decision is made, buying will continue to be done at each of Fleming's divisions, he said.
"But even after we switch to central buying, the divisio