OKLAHOMA CITY -- Fleming Cos. here became the nation's largest wholesaler -- and its second-largest food distributor -- last week when it completed its acquisition of Scrivner, its former crosstown competitor. The agreement to acquire was announced June 1. Although Fleming executives said they expected to see immediate synergies, the total integration of the two firms would likely take about 18 months. Robert E. Stauth, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Fleming, said eight ...
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