Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has signed a manpower contract with global logistics service provider GEODIS at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

The agreement, commencing January 2022, will see a dedicated 28-strong team of WFS cargo handling professionals operate GEODIS’ brand new 4,000m2 cargo facility at the Parisian airport. The facility is expected to handle up to 20,000 tons of air cargo annually. Under the agreement, WFS will provide management and operations personnel to meet GEODIS’ service requirements, as well as ground support equipment.

The WFS team will be responsible for cargo reception, palletisation, cargo security, dangerous goods regulations (DGR) checks, transferring cargo to airlines, documentation, and specialist pharma handling. WFS already supports GEODIS with similar services at its locations in Paris Orly, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Nantes and Strasbourg airports.

“WFS welcomes this opportunity to reinforce our partnership with GEODIS in France, and to expand our footprint at Paris CDG. W e hope to gain more opportunities like those we enjoy with GEODIS,” said Laurent Bernard, VP cargo France at WFS.