September / October
Italian depot network strengthened
In Italy, GLS takes over the business of two franchisees in the Emilia Romagna region (one depot) and in Venice (two depots). GLS Italy sets up its own depot in the Civitanova Marche region.
100% ownership in Portugal
GLS acquires the remaining shares in GLS Portugal. The joint venture with Kislog is dissolved. Following its foundation in 2005, GLS Portugal had adapted its production processes and IT systems to those of the Group, expanded capacity and modernised its sites.