Consolidation to Cost 1,000 Jobs at Fleming
Titus, Nancy Raiden, THE JOURNAL RECORD
Fleming Companies Inc. plans a $41.4 million consolidation of its distribution system, in a move that is expected to cost 1,000 jobs nationwide, the Oklahoma City-based firm announced Thursday.
The consolidation effort is expected to be completed in two years and will give the nation's largest wholesale food distributor fewer and larger distribution centers, according to a statement by Dean Werries, chairman and chief executive officer.
"High volume, high productivity super centers are the wave of the future in our business," he said. "With this action, we are providing for the transition to more of these highly efficient facilities."
The consolidation plan …
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