GLS introduces refreshed brand identity
GLS has revealed its updated brand identity. The brand refresh builds upon what has made GLS successful in the fast-changing world of parcel services and supports the company’s growth ambitions. At its core, GLS makes every parcel delivery personal with its seamless solutions. The refreshed brand identity reflects the company’s undertaking with a fresh, dynamic and digital-friendly look.
GLS agrees to acquire a Canadian freight carrier to expand its reach
General Logistics Systems (GLS), a leading parcel service provider, has agreed to acquire a Canadian logistics company Mid-Nite Sun Transportation Ltd that operates as Rosenau Transport. Rosenau Transport is one of the largest independent freight carriers in Western Canada and has a complementary service area to GLS’s existing Canadian business.
GLS Netherlands delivers all parcels CO2-neutral
GLS Netherlands has introduced climate-neutral shipping – for all parcels sent within the Netherlands and abroad. Beyond its measures to avoid and reduce CO2 emissions, the company focuses on full compensation through VCS or Gold Standard projects. After GLS Germany, GLS Netherlands is the second national company within the international GLS Group to transport all its parcels in a climate-neutral way.
GLS Czech Republic responds to the extraordinary expansion of e-commerce in 2020 and significantly expands the central hub in Jihlava
In response to the extreme growth of e-commerce in 2020 and the record number of parcels transported in the main season, the parcel delivery company GLS Czech Republic accelerated the planned expansion of the national and international sorting centre in Jihlava.
GLS Group successfully recertified
The quality and environmental management system of the GLS Group has been recertified in Europe for another three years – in accordance with ISO 9001 and 14001. GDP certification has also been confirmed in five countries of the international parcel service provider, and a new GDP seal has been added for Spain.
GLS opens EuropeanEcoHub in Essen
On September 28, GLS connected the new EuropeanEcoHub in Essen to the network. The Hub can currently handle up to 75,000 shipments per day. The operation is sustainable: the photovoltaic and battery storage system is already designed for predominantly self-sufficient parcel production and the delivery in Essen will be emission-free by the end of next year.
GLS extends international returns service
The parcel service provider GLS expands the international returns shipment over the GLS ParcelShops by further four countries. With the ShopReturnService, GLS customers and their private recipients have a flexible returns solution for national and cross-border returns within Europe.