Saudia Cargo awards multi-station contract to WFS

WFS to handle 160,000 tonnes of cargo annually for Saudia Cargo across Europe and U.S

Saudia Cargo awards multi-station contract to WFS

(From Left): Teddy Zebitz, CEO, Saudi Cargo and John Batten, Executive Vice President, EMEAA, WFS

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Saudia Cargo has awarded a multi-station contract to Worldwide Flight Service (WFS), which significantly extends cargo handling services across major key airport gateways in Europe and the United States of America.

"The contract was formally signed by Teddy Zebitz, CEO, Saudi Cargo, and John Batten, Executive Vice President, EMEAA, WFS, at a ceremony held in Saudia Cargo’s Jeddah Headquarters recently," says an official announcement.

WFS will now be handling over 160,000 tonnes of cargo annually for Saudia Cargo in addition to providing ramp handling services for air cargo shipments onboard over 5,000 passenger and freighter flights per year, the release added.

“WFS is a global leader in providing cargo handling services and by awarding this contract to them, we are certain that our operations in pivotal stations on the European and American continent that are part of WFS’ network, will considerably benefit from their highly reliable expertise," says Zebitz. “Saudia Cargo is dedicated to delivering the highest standard of customer satisfaction and a seamless experience to consumers. WFS will productively contribute towards this. We will continue to form strategic partnerships with other logistics providers, both in the public and private sectors, ultimately supporting the creation of a more cohesive and efficient logistics ecosystem in the Kingdom and beyond."

Batten adds: “We are honoured by Saudi Cargo’s trust and confidence in WFS and to be extending our partnership with one of the leading air cargo carriers in the logistics industry. Together, we will combine our efforts to provide the very best service experience for the airline’s customers. Our strategic operations in the Eastern hemisphere are exceptionally advanced and well-equipped to meet the needs of Saudia Cargo’s services and we look forward to achieving many new milestones together over the course of our partnership.”

The contract with WFS covers its services at several important stations including Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Paris, London, Manchester, Brussels, New York, and Washington, the release added.

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