The reliable basic product for national parcel delivery: GLS transports parcels weighing up to 40 kg securely and rapidly within Germany.
There are no distance limits. The standard delivery time of less than 24 hours applies throughout the whole of Germany.
- Delivery generally in less than 24 hours
- Liability up to the value of the goods, maximum € 750 per parcel
- Shipment tracking in real time
- Digital recipient signature accessible online
- Second delivery attempt included; for private customers to a GLS ParcelShop
Further information on regular shipment can be found in our FAQs .
Maximum parcel size and weight:
|Weight||Width||Height||Length||Combined length and girth*|
|40 kg||80 cm||60 cm||200 cm||300 cm|
* Circumference of the parcel plus the longest side
GLS informs recipients about the delivery and offers a variety of delivery options to choose from.
Recipients pay for goods on delivery. GLS transfers the payment to the sender.
Consolidated delivery of multiple parcels to a single recipient.
Deliveries to the customer that same evening between the fixed hours of 5.30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
GLS delivers directly to a department, an office or a person.
Certified GDP-compliant shipment of pharmaceuticals and medicinal products.
Delivery and collection of returns at the same time.
GDP-compliant shipment of pharmaceuticals with a guaranteed delivery time.
Delivery guaranteed on the next working day (except for Saturdays) – throughout Germany.
Shipment of hazardous goods within Germany.
Parcel handover exclusively to the stated person on proof of identity.
Parcel handover to a specific person upon entry of the correct PIN number.
On request, GLS will deliver straight to letter boxes without getting a recipient signature.
GLS simplifies intra-company parcel exchange.
Collection of parcels and delivery to client.