Reliable international freight delivery: GLS transports pallets across Europe, as well as large and heavy items.

In the Benelux countries GLS delivers freight shipments safely and rapidly within its own specialised freight network. Direct transports link the Netherlands with Belgium and Luxembourg.

Within the scope of Benelux distribution, pallets and other cargo reach their destination within 24 hours – throughout the whole region.

More distant regions in Europe are served in standard delivery times of 48 to 96 hours. Here, GLS cooperates with selected, strong partners.

  • Door-to-door delivery
  • Benelux distribution in regular delivery times of 24 hours
  • To other countries pallet delivery generally within 48 to 120 hours
  • Digital recipient signature
  • Combined pickup of international and domestic freight


Maximum size and weight for pallets:

 WidthLengthHeightWeight
Standard pallet80 cm120 cm220 cm675 kg
Block pallet100 cm120 cm220 cm850 kg
Mini pallet80 cm60 cm150 cm300 kg
Oversized pallet100 cm240 cm220 cm1000 kg

Maximum size and weight for separate packages:

 VolumeLengthWeightAmount
Package0.4 m32 m32 kg10 pieces
Length package0,4 m36 m25 kg10 pieces

Optional Services

Pick&ReturnService

Collection of parcels and delivery to client.

Pick&ShipService

Collection from and delivery to any address.

The reliable basic product for national freight delivery: GLS transports pallets and large or heavy items securely and rapidly within the Netherlands.

Freight shipments reach their destination in standard delivery times of 24 hours throughout the Netherlands. GLS specialised freight network allows a high quality performance.

If senders book a TimeDefiniteService, the freight pallets can be delivered before 12:00 the next working day across the country.

  • Door-to-door delivery
  • Regular delivery times of 24 hours
  • Real time online Track & Trace
  • Digital recipient signature accessible online


Maximum size and weight for pallets:

 WidthLengthHeightWeight
Standard pallet80 cm120 cm220 cm675 kg
Block pallet100 cm120 cm220 cm850 kg
Mini pallet80 cm60 cm150 cm300 kg
Oversized pallet100 cm240 cm220 cm1000 kg

Maximum size and weight for separate packages:

 VolumeLengthWeightAmount
Package0.4 m32 m32 kg10 pieces
Length package0,4 m36 m25 kg10 pieces

Optional Services

Pick&ReturnService

Collection of parcels and delivery to client.

Pick&ShipService

Collection from and delivery to any address.

TimeDefiniteServices

Time-definite delivery of express and freight shipments

Dispatching parcels internationally: GLS delivers parcels quickly all over the world.

Dispatching parcels internationally to major business centres such as the US, Japan, Hong Kong or Singapore in just a few days. International dispatch does not take place to countries where the political situation is highly unstable.

  • Easy and fast processing
  • Real time online Track & Trace
  • Digital recipient signature
  • Second delivery attempt included
  • Liability up to the value of the goods, maximum € 500 per parcel

Maximum dimensions of international parcels:

WeightWidthHeightLengthCombined length and girth*
32 kg80 cm60 cm200 cm300 cm

* Circumference of the parcel plus the longest side

Reliable national express delivery: GLS delivers parcels in the Netherlands by 17.00 at the latest the next working day.

When it comes to express delivery, punctuality is everything. Urgent consignments containing everything from spare parts to documents reach their destinations on time.

In many areas, GLS optionally sends a notification via text message to the sender when the parcel has arrived.

If an express courier is unable to deliver a parcel, a second free-of-charge delivery attempt will be made the next working day.

  • Delivery before 17.00 noon the next working day, also on Saturday
  • Optional delivery before 12.00 or even before 9.00
  • Additional delivery date options
  • Money-back guarantee
  • Liability up to the value of the goods, maximum
    € 1.000 per parcel
  • Real time online Track & Trace
  • Digital recipient signature
  • Delivery notification in real time, optionally via text message

Maximum parcel size and weight:

WeightWidthHeightLengthCombined length and girth*
32 kg80 cm60 cm200 cm300 cm

* Circumference of the parcel plus the longest side

Optional Services

TimeDefiniteServices

Time-definite delivery of express and freight shipments

Sending parcels abroad: GLS delivers parcels across Europe.

Precisely-coordinated scheduled transports and modern distribution centres link the individual countries. Send parcels abroad with GLS – to European markets in standard delivery times of 24 to 48 hours. Deliveries to more distant regions usually take between 72 and 120 hours.

The service quality is uniformly high throughout Europe – first-class international parcel delivery.

  • Sending parcels abroad in standard delivery times of 24-120 hours
  • Liability up to the value of the goods, maximum € 500 per parcel
  • Online Track & Trace, in many countries in real-time
  • Digital recipient signature
  • Second delivery attempt included; for private customers to a GLS ParcelShop (if available in the country)

Maximum parcel size and weight:

WeightWidthHeightLengthCombined length and girth*
32 kg80 cm60 cm200 cm300 cm

*Circumference of the parcel plus the longest side

Optional Services

FlexDeliveryService

GLS informs recipients about the delivery and offers a variety of delivery options to choose from.

Pick&ReturnService

Collection of parcels and delivery to client.

Pick&ShipService

Collection from and delivery to any address.

The reliable basic product for national consignments: GLS transports parcels weighing up to 32 kg securely and rapidly within the Netherlands.

There are no distance limits. The standard delivery time of less than 24 hours applies throughout the whole of the Netherlands, including the consignments to and from outlying areas as the West Frisian Islands.

  • Delivery generally in less than 24 hours
  • Liability up to the value of the goods, maximum € 500 per parcel
  • Real time online Track & Trace
  • Digital recipient’s signature accessible online
  • Second delivery attempt included

Maximum parcel size and weight:

WeightWidthHeightLengthCombined length and girth*
32 kg80 cm60 cm200 cm300 cm

* Circumference of the parcel plus the longest side

Optional Services

FlexDeliveryService

GLS informs recipients about the delivery and offers a variety of delivery options to choose from.

Pick&ReturnService

Collection of parcels and delivery to client.

Pick&ShipService

Collection from and delivery to any address.

ShopDeliveryService

Direct delivery to the GLS ParcelShop.

ShopReturnService

The returns service: Recipients can return parcels free of charge.