GLS Poland and ORLEN announce parcel locker partnership

GLS Poland and ORLEN announce parcel locker partnership

The partnership gives GLS customers access to over 6,000 ORLEN parcel machines. Including the existing network, GLS will deliver to over 11,000 points throughout Poland.

GLS Spain acquires e-Log to enter e-commerce fulfilment market

GLS Spain acquires e-Log to enter e-commerce fulfilment market

This acquisition enables GLS to offer a comprehensive range of fulfilment and logistics solutions, particularly in serving customers between Spain and the Spanish Islands.

GLS acquires Hungarian e-commerce fulfilment company iLogistic

GLS acquires Hungarian e-commerce fulfilment company iLogistic

This strategic move enables GLS to offer e-commerce fulfilment services to customers in and outside Hungary, as part of its approach to further diversify and grow its portfolio.

GLS Group SBTi

GLS Group announces commitment to set science-based targets in line with the Science Based Targets initiative

With this commitment, GLS continues its long-term dedication to environmental protection and reducing its carbon footprint.

Dr. Karl Pfaff, CEO of GLS Group

Dr. Karl Pfaff appointed CEO of GLS Group

Dr. Karl Pfaff will become GLS Group CEO from October 01, 2023, succeeding Martin Seidenberg, now CEO of IDS plc since August 2023.

Martin Seidenberg, CEO of GLS Group

Martin Seidenberg appointed CEO of International Distributions Services plc.

International Distributions Services plc (IDS) today announces the appointment of Martin Seidenberg as Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IDS.

Altimax Courier

GLS strengthens its footprint in North America with the acquisition of Altimax Courier

GLS acquires Altimax Courier, a leading air and ground service provider in Canada, advancing its Canadian market presence strategically.


GLS Italy strengthens its 2C offering by acquiring one of Italy’s largest parcel shop networks

GLS acquires 100% of ProntoPacco, Italy’s major parcel shop network with 6,000+ pick-up and drop-off points, enhancing its last-mile service strategy.


GLS Announces Expansion into Serbia

GLS expands into Serbia, aiming to strengthen its presence and extend its footprint in Eastern Europe.

GLS International Brand Campaign

GLS launches its international brand campaign

GLS launches an international brand campaign, following last year’s refresh, to advance its brand with a focus on its personal approach to parcel delivery.

International ShopDeliveryService

GLS launches new International ShopDeliveryService to extend its cross-border service portfolio

GLS introduces International ShopDeliveryService in 15 European countries, offering convenient parcel pick-up at chosen locations for enhanced customer flexibility and convenience.


GLS acquires French tech logistics start-up Tousfacteurs

GLS has acquired Paris-based tech logistics firm Tousfacteurs, specialising in digital and sustainable last-mile solutions, enhancing customer experience and sustainable delivery services.


GLS Group’s sustainability efforts rewarded with EcoVadis Gold Certificate

GLS Group achieved an environmental impact score of 80/100, placing it in the top 7% in its sector. EcoVadis upgraded its rating from Silver to Gold, highlighting ongoing sustainability success.


Meet some of the incredible women who work at GLS

At GLS, we celebrate International Women’s Day by spotlighting Melanie Menkhaus, Marta Calvinho, and Zuzana Magulová, key leaders driving our global operations.


GLS Netherlands delivers all parcels CO2-neutral

GLS Netherlands achieves climate-neutral shipping for all domestic and international parcels, offsetting CO2 emissions through VCS or Gold Standard projects, aligning with GLS Germany's initiative.

GLS van in the wood

GLS agrees to acquire a Canadian freight carrier to expand its reach

GLS has agreed to acquire Rosenau Transport, a Canadian logistics company, expanding its footprint in Western Canada with complementary services to its existing Canadian business.

GLS New Brand Identity

GLS introduces refreshed brand identity

GLS has revealed its updated brand identity, building on its success in parcel services, emphasising personal delivery and a dynamic, digital-friendly appearance.

GLS international returns service

GLS extends international returns service

GLS expands international returns via GLS Parcel Shops to four more countries. The ShopReturnService offers flexible solutions for national and cross-border returns across Europe.

GLS van in the wood

GLS Czech Republic responds to the extraordinary expansion of e-commerce in 2020 and significantly expands the central hub in Jihlava

In response to the rapid growth of e-commerce in 2020 and the record number of parcels transported during peak season, GLS Czech Republic expedited the expansion of its national and international sorting centre in Jihlava.

GDP certification

GLS Group successfully recertified

GLS Group's quality and environmental management system in Europe has been recertified for three more years under ISO 9001 and 14001. GDP certification, including a new seal for Spain, has been confirmed in five countries.

GLS EuropeanEcoHub with e-vihicles for sustainability

GLS opens EuropeanEcoHub in Essen

On 28 September, GLS connected the new EuropeanEcoHub in Essen. It handles 75,000 shipments daily. The sustainable hub aims for emission-free delivery.

GLS International Brand Campaign

GLS launches its international brand campaign

GLS starts an international brand campaign. After last year’s brand refresh, GLS aims to build its brand further. The campaign highlights GLS's personal approach to parcel deliveries.

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