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GLS delivery driver with parcel
 

Scrapping of the VAT exemption threshold for goods imported from third countries

The VAT exemption threshold of €22.00 for online goods ordered from non-EU countries will cease to apply as of 1 July 2021, meaning that import VAT is payable from the first cent. The EU’s decision is intended to ensure fairer taxation.

GLS New depot in Kalsdorf: larger and sustainable
 

New depot in Kalsdorf: larger and sustainable

Following an eight-month construction phase, GLS Austria is commencing operations at the largest GLS site in Styria. The environmentally friendly depot in Kalsdorf near Graz offers more space for employees and parcel handling alike.

Customs certification for GLS Austria
 

Customs certification for GLS Austria

GLS Austria is now registered with the customs authorities as an “authorised economic operator”. This means that international consignments can be handled more quickly and easily.

Estafeta becomes GLS partner in Mexico
 

Estafeta becomes GLS partner in Mexico

The GLS Group has expanded its commitment on the American continent with a new partnership. From June 2019, Estafeta will deliver GLS consignments in Mexico and, in a second step, will feed parcels for Europe and North America into the GLS network.

 

FlexDeliveryService now connects 21 countries

International e-commerce simplified further

Italy, Portugal, Finland and Bulgaria have recently been added to the international FlexDeliveryService. The number of countries connected across borders via the service thus rises to 21.