Reducing emissions, consuming fewer resources and preventing waste: Sustainability is one of the GLS core values.
Certified quality and sustainability
GLS guarantees, checks and improves quality and sustainability with a pan-European quality and environmental management system. It is certified to DIN ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 by DQS, one of the largest and highly respected international providers of management system certifications. With its quality management system GLS fulfils high, internationally recognised standards.
Highest priority for quality
The comprehensive quality assurance of GLS includes precisely defined work processes, quality guidelines with checking routines, and regular audits. Key quality figures are continuously steered.
Seal of approval for environmental management
GLS is an environmentally-conscious company and implements sustainability projects in all its national subsidiaries.18 subsidiaries have obtained the ISO 14001 certification for their environmental management systems. This internationally accepted standard is considered to be one of the most important in relation to environmental management by manufacturers and service providers.
GDP certified transport of medicinal products
GLS also obtained GDP (Good Distribution Practice) compliance certification in Belgium, Denmark, Germany, France, Ireland and Luxemburg. The GDP guideline is binding throughout the EU for pharmaceutical wholesaling. GLS companies in six countries now meet the stringent safety and hygiene requirements for the non-temperature-controlled transport of medicinal products for human use.