General Parcel ceases operations
The international General Parcel cooperation ceases operations. Direct responsibility for operative management is immediately transferred to GLS International. Nationwide delivery in all affiliated countries is ensured by the GLS national companies and through collaboration with strong local partners.
GLS in Slovakia
GLS Slovakia begins operations. A subsidiary of GLS Hungary, it operates from its headquarters in Zvolen. With this new national parcel network, the GLS Group consolidates its market position in Eastern Europe.
Partner in Sweden
Schenker AB becomes the network partner of GLS in Sweden. The company is Sweden’s leading private parcel carrier.
August / October
Transactions in Italy
GLS acquires the parcel business of two franchisees in the regions of Tuscany (three depots) and
Veneto (four depots).