Traffic Diversions Group is owned by Paul McRedmond, Stefan Shulz and Ross McDonald. They purchased Traffic Diversions Group in 2012 with a vision of become the “best traffic control company in Victoria”.
All three had been involved in the traffic management industry and saw a big opportunity in the industry and gaps in the market that could be better served. Their focus was especially towards capturing the “top end” of the industry where best practice was expected.
Since 2012, they have achieved exceptional growth and have achieved their initial vision to become the best traffic control company. However, not ones to rest on the laurels, they continue to strive for excellence and continue their growth.
Having three business co-owners required a clear division of responsibilities
Large team of employees presented challenges of culture, discipline and communication
Had the aim of becoming the "best traffic control company in Victoria" and needed to get team aligned behind this goal
Expect and demand growth to make their investment in the company successful
Structured, regular and frequent team meetings were vital for communication across the whole team
Have developed a high-performing team by effective recruitment, deselecting under-performers and the promotion of their best team members. They finally have the right people, in the right positions, paid the right money, producing the right results.
Team has grown with more HR and support staff, along with a huge increase in "boots on the ground". All are aligned to the vision of becoming the "best traffic control company in Victoria", meaning the team mebmbers are not just arms and legs in the business - their hearts and minds are committed.
Revenue has doubled every year.
Paul McRedmond answers the question: What are three tips you can give business owners on how to build a high performance team?
Our Podcast Episode with the owners of TDG
Watch our full interview with the owners of Traffic Diversions Group – Paul McRedmond, Stefan Shulz and Ross McDonald or listen to the audio-only podcast here.