Our network consists of…

… about 40 countries.

Our network covers countries from Austria to Finland to North America, thus providing our customers with many options to send parcels crossborder.

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… more than 1,600 depots and agencies.

From the depots, parcels are being distributed to the recipients. In Spain and Portugal agencies complement the depots and combine various functions for parcel dispatch.

GLS hub in Neuenstein, Germany

… about 120 Hubs.

From here the parcels are being transported to the depots.

… a wide variety of network partners.

Our long-term partners support us in those countries where GLS does not have an own subsidiary.

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… more than 36,600 walkers, light vehicles, and vans.

Our transport partners use a wide range of vehicles, including walkers, light vehicles, and traditional vans to deliver the parcels.

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… more than 6,500 trucks

leave the hubs in the evenings to transport the parcels to the depots in various countries.

… more than 23,000 dedicated employees

who work for GLS Group every day to provide our customers with the best possible service.

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Sending parcels with GLS provides our customers with a number of advantages

Transit times

Short transit times generally allow for parcels being delivered within 24-48 hours.


International shipping is one of the key strengths of GLS, with precisely coordinated long-distance services connecting the GLS locations and network partners.

Cross border

GLS offers a broad range of cross-border services. Cross-selling opportunities by combining Royal Mail and GLS networks.


Entrepreneurial business culture within clearly defined corporate governance framework.

Local market presence

Local management teams ensure close proximity to customers and markets.

Customer base

Balanced portfolio of small, mid-sized and large customers.

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GLS countries

21 subsidiaries form the GLS network in Europe, the United States and Canada. Find out more about the GLS presence in these countries.

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Network partners

Through tight agreements with long-term network partners we cover a number of further international states.