Workforce Planning for
Ground Handling

Use WePlan to execute flight schedule, process-based and SLA based shift and staffing scenarios. Leverage our real-time staff management to maximise your shift utilisation.

We address your challenges


Increasingly volatile demand due to changing flight schedules makes forecasting the required staff supply level harder than ever


Decisions on demand and supply management are made in minutes and hours instead of days

Time Pressure

Historic data and experience can hardly be used as reference anymore to be effective

Historic Data

Usual spreadsheet solutions are no longer sufficient to serve todays demands of manpower planners when it comes to data analytics, forecasting, scenario planning and optimisation


So you will benefit

WePlan brings planning resources to a new level replanning historically grown spreadsheets by maintaining and storing all data and calculations centrally

Seamless Tool

A illustration of a person collaborating on a Whiteboard.

Actual on-the-day shift performance is mapped automatically to the manpower planning assumptions


WePlan is the first tool enabling to analyse total cost of delivery of a future roster and actual cost of roster using actual roster data

Cost Transparency

Calculate staffing demand per minute of the day based on traffic data, historic freight data, SLAs and process-lock-up times in just minutes


Decision making support through optimisation of vacation planning and training planning leading to optimised shift allocation and on-the-day task allocation


Ground Handling

WePlan offers multiple components to customize your individual planning environment.

WePlan Components for Ground Handling, Cargo Handling, Logistics and MRO
Illutration of different componenets WePlan offers.
Long- & short-term planning

Basic Module

Your strategic and operational manpower plan can be managed in one tool. Depending on the timespan you are working on, you can choose your preferred planning granularity.

Scenario Calculation

Basic Module

Create and compare as many scenarios as you like and re-run them on different data sets. This speeds up decision-making and significantly improves your crisis management ability.


Basic Module

Through a simple drag and drop, you can design your preferred and individual dashboard. It helps to satisfy the changing needs of both, the management and other stakeholders. 

Time Machine

Basic Module

WePlan automatically saves versions of your plan and allows you to restore historic planning data.

Change Log

Basic Module

WePlan tracks all changes and makes sure the users leave comments for common understanding between the versions of the plan. This “single source of truth” reduces multiple knowledge sources through full transparency.

Helping Friend

Basic Module

The avatar assists the planner in monitoring all data, therefore avoiding frequent errors.


Basic Module

Let WePlan do the information chasing for you and give stakeholders access to relevant parts of the tool. WePlan will automate your reporting process to increase planning transparency and commitment.

Strategy & Sourcing

Advanced Module

The tool offers linking different instances of WePlan – this way resources can be shared across business units. This helps you to optimize staffing across multiple locations.


Advanced Module

Total cost of delivery is optimised to derive the optimal number of staff required. Planning of non-operational tasks (e.g. vacation), or external staff can be refined and optimised.


Advanced Module

Keep track of your staff's time and attendance data using latest technologies and manage staff absences and incidents.

Workload Calculator

Advanced Module

Build up your demand calculation based on operational procedures, required roles and qualifications. Use historic data and planning assumptions to predict the expected workload per hour of the day. Create efficient shift patterns, compare multiple production plans to assess the productivity impact and let the tool do the assignment automatically.

Task Tracker

Advanced Module

Manage your task allocation on the day. Staff can see their assigned tasks in their shift and the tool automatically reassigns activities based on progress.

Duty Plan Scheduling

Advanced Module

Create efficient duty plans and assign staff to the created shifts. The module comes along with innovative features, such as duty swaps, requesting, staff preferences.

Staff Admin

Advanced Module

Manage and control crew absences and incidents and digitalize workflows to administer your crew.

Staff Data Base

Advanced Module

Maintain your staff data in WePlan, such as contract types and qualifications to base your supply calculation on it.

Roster Analytics

Advanced Module

WePlan constantly monitors the planning performance comparing published and actual duty or T&A data. Based on the output, you can adjust enhance the quality day-to-day and track performance.

Training Planning

Advanced Module

Create and optimize solid training plans to have the right staff at the right time with the right qualification.

How our clients use WePlan

Leading companies around the world trust WePlan to compare scenarios, assess crew demand, crew costs and more.

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