Using management training to build a better business
A Travis Perkins case study

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Travis Perkins is one of the largest organisations in the building materials distribution business. Its principal activities are the marketing and distribution of timber, building and plumbing materials to the building trade and to industry generally in the United Kingdom.

Within the last ten years the company has expanded more than any other merchant. In order to maintain this growth, the business aims to recruit quality trainees to ensure that the business is well directed and managed.

The management trainee programme developed within Travis Perkins is designed to train individuals for the first step on the management ladder. Then, depending on the abilities and ambitions of each trainee, opportunities exist for them to move forward to become senior managers and even directors of the business.

Travis Perkins | Using management training to build a better business