Investment in stronger East-West connection

GLS is building a new hub in Jihlava in the Czech Republic. The capacities in the country will be significantly expanded and GLS also strengthens its European network.

Chinese-European parcel partnership

GLS and ZJS Express, one of China‘s largest private parcel delivery services, cooperate. Both companies will be feeding parcels into the partner’s network.

New hub in Milan

GLS Italy invests in Milan in new main site and state-of-the-art technology. The new site offers more space and automatic sorting of parcels.

European Film Awards: trophies travel with GLS

In time for the prize-giving ceremony on 1 December GLS delivered the precious silver award trophies to Malta. More transport steps will follow.

Successful Christmas Toy Appeal

GLS Ireland collected more than 5,000 donated toys in support of Barnardos, which brightened up the Christmas of vulnerable children and their families.

GLS obtains group-wide ISO-certifications

Sustainability and quality in shipping: GLS has now obtained group-wide certifications under internationally recognised ISO standards 14001 and 9001.


Israel Post is latest GLS partner

The GLS Group now delivers parcels for Israel Postal Company Ltd. (Israel Post) throughout Europe. Bilateral expansion of the collaboration is planned.

New city depots for zero emission delivery

GLS has opened new depots in Budapest and Milan. Good for the climate: parcels are delivered by bicycles and electric vehicles.

GLS publishes second sustainability report

In its report “ThinkGLS. ThinkResponsible.” GLS provides information about its numerous sustainability activities in all its national subsidiaries.

GLS acquires parcel service GSO

The GLS Group has become new owner of the regional next day parcel service Golden State Overnight Delivery Service Inc. (GSO), based in California.

GLS acquires Postal Express

The GLS Group bought regional US overnight parcel delivery company Postal Express Inc.

GLS Group renews and expands certification

The ISO certificates for quality and environmental management at the GLS Group have been renewed for the next three years. GLS has also achieved GDP certification for the transportation of medicinal products in two more countries.

GLS invests in European network

Expanded capacities for the peak season: in the last twelve months the GLS Group has invested more than 100 million euros into the development of its European network.

GLS acquires Redyser Transporte

The GLS Group has acquired the Spanish express parcel delivery company Redyser Transporte.

International FlexDeliveryService for Irish online shoppers

Delivery to suit individual needs: Irish consumers now have convenient delivery options to choose from when GLS delivers their online purchases. The service is available for domestic and international orders including parcels from the United Kingdom.

New depot in Cork

With the new construction, GLS Ireland is significantly increasing capacity and thus preparing itself for further growth in future.

Committed to triathlon

GLS Ireland once again supported and motivated the fast-growing triathlon community, with “Off the Ball” sports commentator Dave McIntyre taking part as a celebrity competitor.

FlexDeliveryService now connects 21 countries

Italy, Portugal, Finland and Bulgaria have recently been added to the international FlexDeliveryService. The number of countries connected across borders via the service thus rises to 21.


GLS team trains together

The GLS Ireland team is training as part of the company’s recently established well-being programme. Participants are meeting for weekly running sessions.

Continuing triathlon sponsorship

For the third year in a row, GLS is sponsoring Triathlon Ireland as official delivery partner. GLS staff will be present at five events.

Estafeta becomes GLS partner in Mexico

The GLS Group has expanded its commitment on the American continent with a new partnership. From June 2019, Estafeta will deliver GLS consignments in Mexico and, in a second step, will feed parcels for Europe and North America into the GLS network.