OKLAHOMA CITY -- Fleming Cos. here, the nation's largest wholesaler, is giving suppliers until Sept. 30 to begin transmitting key information by electronic data interchange or face the prospect of heavy fines. The wholesaler will impose fines of $110 per purchase order if vendors fail to transmit purchase orders and invoices via EDI by the September deadline. In addition, Fleming will require its suppliers to bar-code all cases by July 1996, said Gary Capshaw, vice president of product ...

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