WFS ditches plastic in landfill

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) says it has reduced the amount of plastic languishing in landfill by 616,885kg -the equivalent of 68 million disposable water bottles - in just 12 months after converting to using biodegradable stretch wrap for cargo shipments. Regular plastic can take 1,000 years to biodegrade in a landfill. However, the BioNatur biodegradable plastics it is using will disappear from landfill in only 5-10 , it says. WFS converted the ... [+]

Handling staff get a smart new look

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has launched a smart new uniform for its cargo and ground handling employees in North America and the rest of the world. The roll-out of 125,000 items will start in September and be completed in 2022 for staff working in cargo handling, ramp handling, passenger services and ... [+]

Wagons roll for French pharma shipments

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has signed partnerships with trucking companies to offer a fleet of temperature-controlled GDP-certified vehicles to move pharma from the French provinces to Paris CDG Airport. The trucks are positioned in Bordeaux, Mulhouse, Lyon and Strasbourg and will initially offer a weekly schedule departing every Friday evening ... [+]

WFS tracking goes global

Airfreight handler Worldwide Flight Services is deploying Descartes Core Bluetooth Low Energy readers across its global operations. Already live at WFS’ airport locations in Paris, London, Brussels, Frankfurt, Madrid, New York and Houston, the readers will be introduced at other international in 22 countries to track cargo, parcels and mail ... [+]

Airfreight handler beefs up security

Worldwide Flight Services has partnered managed IT services provider with Transputec, a leading to boost cyber security monitoring across its global network. It will provide round-the-clock protection of WFS’ aviation cargo and ground handling operations at 171 stations in 22 countries. Transputec will supply WFS with all the relevant technology ... [+]

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