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AO to open new 115,000 sq ft warehouse

Online electricals retailer AO has expanded its logistic capabilities with the opening of a new 115,000 sq ft warehouse in Stafford.

The new warehouse will also create 250 new roles with AO adding that the recruitment drive has been launched to manage the “sustained demand” created by customers turning to AO following the Covid-19 lockdown.

David Ashwell, MD of AO Logistics, said: “We’ve been quick to adapt to meet increased customer demand and we’re investing in the future, adding more space and hundreds of new, quality jobs for people in Cheshire and Staffordshire. 

“We’re proud to be a growing local employer with a history of creating careers in phenomenal business where the sky’s the limit. Every one of the new recruits will also be part of AO’s recently announced incentive scheme, the Value Creation Plan.”

He added: “The revolutionary new scheme is the first of its kind in the UK and will give every AO-er the opportunity to earn around one times’ salary linked to the business’ success over the next five years.

“We’ve proudly provided a lifeline to customers during Covid and a safe working environment for our people.”

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