Your air cargo is in good hands with FCS Frankfurt Cargo Services (FCS) - a subsidiary of Fraport AG and WFS Worldwide Flight Services. As the largest neutral service provider at Frankfurt Airport FCS offers innovative and customized service packages / logistic solutions as well as add-on services from a single source. The joint venture with WFS and Fraport AG synergizes combined strengths and expertise to further position the joint FCS company as the biggest cargo handler at one of the world’s most important cargo hubs. This collaboration will build upon FCS’ decades of successful operations in the dynamic air cargo handling market.
With annual revenues of €700 million, WFS is the world’s largest air cargo handler and a leading global provider of ground handling and technical services. Founded in 1971, WFS employs about 14,000 staff and is present at over 145 major airports in more than 22 countries on five continents. The company serves 50 million passengers and handles over four million metric tons of cargo per year for 300 airline customers.
Based in the heart of CargoCity Frankfurt, FCS Frankfurt Cargo Services offers first-class handling facilities and direct apron access. With an ultra-modern 52,000 m² freight terminal, all storage spaces and handling areas meet the most recent security standards.
FCS offers complete handling of special freight - including express and courier cargo, pharmaceutical shipments and refrigerated goods - all in accordance with the latest ICAO and IATA regulations. Moreover, with a separate 2,000 m² hermatic facility, FCS is the only provider at Frankfurt Airport entitled to store dangerous goods (except exlosives) for more than 24 hours. Air freight safety is secured by a highly intricate security system and by permanent video surveillance in accordance with EU standards.
Situated right next to the apron with direct access, our open customs warehouse offers businesses and forwarders the opportunity to store non-customs cleared goods for an unlimited time in the FCS storage space at Frankfurt Airport. Transfer to a bonded warehouse is ideal if the final destination of goods is not clear at the time of entry. Selected packages can then be delivered to consignees in compliance with the relevant regulations.
Packages can then be delivered to consignees in compliance with the relevant regulations.
FCS Frankfurt Cargo Services at a Glance
- Physical handling and documentation of import, export and transfer freight
- Complete handling of special freight
- Commissioning and deconsolidation services
- Bonded warehouse
- Intermediate warehousing and ready-to-go placing of freight consignments
- Truck disposition
- Express-VIP freight
- Last-minute service for urgent freight
- Slot system for trucking
- Operation of airline data processing
Facts & Figures of Fraport Frankfurt Cargo Services (FCS)
- Handling of 522.000 tons of aircargo per year
- Handling more than 40 Airlines
- Service partner of more than 400 forwarders and truckers
- 52,000 m² cargo terminal at Frankfurt Airport
- Almost 50 years of experience in cargo handling
- For any information or requests please contact us.
For any information or requests please contact us.