GLS delivers small parcels reliably throughout Germany. A special solution provides enhanced transportation security.

GLS sorts small parcels for national delivery separately and transports them in special bags as added protection for sensitive goods.

  • Enhanced transportation security for small and sensitive goods
  • 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

Maximum parcel size and weight:

WeightLength Condition
3 kg40 cm The parcel must fit the small-parcel frame.

Optional Services

FlexDeliveryService

GLS informs recipients about the delivery and offers a variety of delivery options to choose from.

CashService

Recipients pay for goods on delivery. GLS transfers the payment to the sender.

ConsignmentService

Consolidated delivery of multiple parcels to a single recipient.

DeliveryAtWorkService

GLS delivers directly to a department, an office or a person.

ExchangeService

Delivery and collection of returns at the same time.

PharmaService

Certified GDP-compliant shipment of pharmaceuticals and medicinal products.

PharmaService Plus

GDP-compliant shipment of pharmaceuticals with a guaranteed delivery time.

HazardousGoodsService

Shipment of hazardous goods within Germany.

IdentService

Parcel handover exclusively to the stated person on proof of identity.

IdentPINService

Parcel handover to a specific person upon entry of the correct PIN number.

IntercompanyService

GLS simplifies intra-company parcel exchange.

Pick&ReturnService

Collection of parcels and delivery to client.

Pick&ShipService

Collection from and delivery to any address.

ShopDeliveryService

Direct delivery to the GLS ParcelShop.

ShopReturnService

The returns service: Recipients can return parcels free of charge.

ThinkGreenService

Counterbalance CO2 emissions and improve your own ecological balance.