Milestones in the history of GLS

1999   2000  2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014   2015 2016   2017   2018


Market entry in Poland

GLS acquires stakes in Szybka Paczka Spólka and so enters the Polish parcel market. The company, founded in 1997, is a General Parcel partner and offers its customers both national and international parcel solutions.


Acquisition in Finland

GLS takes over General Parcel Finland, thereby expanding its network in Northern Europe. Following this transaction, GLS accounts for 80 percent of the shares in the international parcel cooperation General Parcel.

100% ownership in Italy

The Italian company Direzione Gruppo Executive (DGE) becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of GLS. The franchise system in Italy is retained. GLS acquired its initial shares in DGE in December 2000.