Ferguson is the world's leading specialist distributor of plumbing and heating products. Ferguson is the market leader in the US, UK and Canada, with combined revenues of $20,752m. US revenue is $16.7 billion dollars. Global operations involve 35,000 associates across 2,280 international branches.
Listed in the UK on the London Stock exchange (LSE:FERG) and a constituent of the FTSE100 index.
35,000 - Associates throughout the business
2,280 - Branches internationally
43,000 - Suppliers manufacturing products around the world
Ferguson is a people business. The quality, knowledge, dedication and service that associates deliver to customers and the long-term and enduring relationships they develop, is a key differentiator.
Ferguson principally serves the Repair, Maintenance and Improvement (RMI) markets and holds leading positions in many of these markets. They bridge the gap between the large supplier base and geographically dispersed professional customers.
To be a trusted partner and deliver the best service to customers in the industry.
- Safety - Accountable for personal safety and the safety of others.
- People - Recruit passionate people and provide excellent development opportunities.
- Service - Source great products, provide unrivalled service and build enduring relationships to deliver value to customers.
- Integrity - Act fairly, honestly and with integrity.
- Results - Have high expectations and drive performance to deliver excellent results.
- Innovation - Encourage innovation to improve our customers’ solutions.
Ferguson is a great working environment and provides plenty of opportunities for professional development. People feel part of the team, and they stay and develop their careers over the long term.
It’s not all work and no play. They get involved with local charities and projects which not only benefit the communities in which they live but help develop the team too.
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