Cloudfm, the UK’s fastest-growing facilities management company, has been appointed to manage planned and reactive maintenance by leading retailer The Range.

The contract, worth £30m, will see Cloudfm use its ‘Freedom’ management systems to optimise PPM and compliance activity, as well as provide a highly efficient reactive service for specialist tasks, across The Range’s estate.

Cloudfm will be working together with The Range to maintain and improve the standard of maintenance at 176 sites across the UK and Ireland – adding to Cloudfm’s extensive portfolio of retail clients, which already includes brands such as Wolseley, TUI and Oasis.

“As one of the fastest growing retailers in the UK, the standard of our estate is of paramount importance. We want to ensure we are offering our customers the best possible experience when visiting our stores,” said Alex Simpkin, COO at The Range. “Following a thorough analysis of the FM industry, Cloudfm was the obvious choice of provider, due to its proven ability to increase compliance and raise quality while controlling cost”

“We’re looking forward to forging a true partnership with The Range on their business growth journey,” said Jeff Dewing, CEO of Cloudfm. “Our solution fits perfectly with the specific needs of The Range – where reducing operating downtime and optimising customer experience is key. We’ll meet those requirements with our genuinely innovative FM solution, while delivering exceptional transparency and control through our market-leading systems and processes.”