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Global Cargo Handling Services
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yellow square ABOUT WFS

Today, the WFS network covers over 115 stations in North America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia Middle East & Africa.

The WFS group, born from the union of AMR Services and SFS, a successful cargo services company in Europe in 1983, has undergone remarkable internal and external growth in recent years. In 1999, the venture SFS-AMR Services was renamed WFS Worldwide Flight Services. WFS has launched ground handling services in New Delhi and Cochin, India.


COMMITMENT
The fiercely competitive industry leads to increasing demand for top quality, responsive but cost effective handling services. WFS's strategy is to continually build long-term working relationships with airline customers providing consistent service levels at all our stations and creating a globally recognised brand in the aviation support services industry. Quality, productivity, flexibility, innovation and environmental sustainability are the pillars of the WFS commitment to surpass its customers' expectations.


DIVERSIFICATION
WFS can provide its customers with solutions for all of the challenges resulting from today's fast moving and complex operations. Our team also includes architects, engineers, lawyers, specialists in safety, in security, in regulations and operating procedures.
WFS offers a number of franchise models to partners globally.


KEY FIGURES
yellow arrow Experience : 40 years
yellow arrow Workforce : 10 000 employees
yellow arrow Handles on average : 4 million tonnes of cargo per annum
yellow arrow Revenues (2013) : 580 million Euros
yellow arrow Serves : 50 million passengers for its 300 airline customers
yellow arrow Worldwide locations : 115 stations in 21 countries


TRACK YOUR SHIPMENTS
WFS's online tracking is the fastest way to find out where your shipment is. No need to call Customer Service when we can offer you real-time details of your shipment's progress as it speeds through the WFS Network on the way to its destination.


yellow square OUR SERVICES

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With its three core lines of business, WFS provides top quality solutions to all your handling needs.

CARGO HANDLING
WFS provides a complete range of cargo handling services from aircraft loading to management of cargo facilities globally.


GROUND HANDLING
WFS provides a comprehensive range of ground handling services to airlines and airport customers globally.

yellow arrow BAGGAGE HANDLING : Complete solution for baggage handling integrating design, engineering and operation of global logistic baggage system. WFS also offers a complete transfer baggage service.

yellow arrow RAMP HANDLING : WFS offers a full range of ramp services that facilitate efficient aircraft turn-around coordination such as aircraft loading/ unloading, marshalling, push back, cleaning, water servicing, load planning, airport transportation, jetbridge, GSE installation, GPU, ASU, cooling unit, heating unit. Additionally, WFS offers de-icing and refueling services at selected airports.

yellow arrow PASSENGER SERVICES : Working in partnership with airlines and airport operators, WFS passenger services facilitate the efficient transfer of passengers from initial check-in through to boarding at 40 airports. WFS also provides a suite of Premium VIP airport and terminal services at a number of airports as well as operating airline lounges.


TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
WFS technical services are provided by a team of qualified mechanics who specialize in the maintenance, repair and installation of passenger boarding bridges and ground support equipment.



yellow square CARGO HANDLING A FULL RANGE OF INNOVATIVE SERVICES

WFS exceeds customers' expectations thanks to its passion, tradition and investments in people, training and technology. The group focuses on innovation and creativity when responding to customer needs and demands, and looks to facilitate and simplify work processes.

WFS Cargo provides a complete range of services to airlines and freight forwarders including :

A COMPLETE RANGE OF SERVICES :
• Cargo warehousing
• Global cargo logistics
• Security and documentation processing
• Global cargo tracking

WFS has developed a global and comprehensive cargo network in strategic locations. Today WFS is recognized as a world leading provider of high quality and high value cargo services with its multi-location and multi-services solutions.

yellow arrow SECURITY
The WFS group is committed to the full implementation of ICAO recommendations and the National Civil Aviation Security programs and establishes proactive measures to reduce the exposure of both the group and our customers. WFS undertakes internal audits and surveys in relation to WFS' security procedures and systems using highly trained specialists. WFS uses the full range of approved measures including x-ray, visual or physical search, canine and explosive detection technique.

yellow arrow SPECIAL HANDLING :
• DGR : All WFS team members in charge of Dangerous Goods handling are trained and competent in ICAO and IATA regulations. WFS works closely with its team and industry partners to ensure DGR standards are met.

• PER : WFS operates several Perishables Centres in line with EU standards and handles a diverse range of food, horticultural and pharmaceutical products.

• AVI : WFS Cargo can design and operate Live Animal stations with easy access into/out of the facility to ensure quick processing of animals in a protected environment.


yellow square WFS is involved in the following quality management systems
Quality practices - quality service strategy

• European Customs project (Import Control System), an efficient service online fulfilling the mandatory requirements of European Authorities.
• E-freight project which involves a simplification of processes to eliminate paper, save time and reduce costs. l WFS is part of the Cargo 2000 working group, an IATA interest group.
• WFS is deeply involved in ISAGO certification. On September 2010, WFS was the first ground handling company in Paris to enter the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) registry.
• WFS is also involved in Cargospot, TAPA security requirements, ISO 9001-2000, Cool Chain Supply and AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) certification (first cargo handler in Spain to be certified in May 2010).



To read more, download the pdf below

yellow square WFS Company Profile



 



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