OKLAHOMA CITY -- Fleming Cos. here has issued new policies at several of its divisions that impose "administrative fees" of between 2% and 10% on promotion billbacks for grocery products. Observers noted the move extends Fleming's activity-based costing analysis to a new trade relations area and that it is being monitored closely by manufacturers and brokers. A spot check of a few other U.S. wholesalers found fees on billbacks were not in place, although at least one company said it held ...
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