Clipper Logistics has opened a new warehouse facility in Magor, South Wales, in partnership with home and garden retailer, Wilko.

The new development saw Clipper work closely with the Wilko team to deliver the facility within four months.

Clipper Logistics has worked with Wilko for the past 10 years, recently helping streamline the processes and maximise the use of its automation system at the retailer’s Ollerton warehouse to boost e-fulfilment output.

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Clipper’s brief at the new warehouse, which is at Wilko’s existing Magor site, is to manage over-size items, provide productivity benefits and help the brand better serve the public to deliver an enhanced customer experience by delivering exceptional service to Wilko customers.

Mark Hale, supply chain director at Wilko commented: “Our strategy to grow our omnichannel proposition for our customers needed additional capacity as soon as possible, and this solution has provided just that.

“We’ve over 10 years’ history of working well with Clipper and this time was no exception. Clipper really rose to the challenge and worked tirelessly, in tandem with our team members, to deliver this project on time, on budget and to specification.”

Tony Mannix, chief executive at Clipper said: “We are delighted to be able to deliver this new warehouse for Wilko in order to support the brand’s growth strategy. Having collaborated with Wilko for a decade, it’s great to be able to embark on new challenges together, providing innovative solutions to drive value for the business.”