KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Associated Wholesale Grocers here has begun construction on a new 800,000-square-foot full-service distribution center in Oklahoma City that is scheduled to open in mid-2007. That facility will replace six smaller warehouses - that combine for 600,000 square feet - that AWG acquired from Homeland Stores in 1995 and Fleming Cos. in 2003, according to Steve Dillard, vice president. Dillard said AWG has been using the former Fleming warehouses to distribute dairy and meat ...

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