Wolseley takes systematic approach to improving operations

03/23/2010 | Modern Distribution Management

Ian Meakins, CEO of U.K.-based distributor Wolseley, took a systematic approach to analyzing the company's business units and finding areas of improvement, a technique that smaller distributors can emulate. Meakins laid out a plan to focus on the company's best businesses and exit underperforming businesses where it doesn't see improvement.

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