GLS Netherlands

GLS Netherlands

Premium-quality parcel, freight and express logistics from one single source – nationally and internationally.

GLS Netherlands offers a range of products that can be combined with value added services – high quality its focal point and short standard delivery times always included. Special solutions for shipment to private recipients are part of the portfolio as well.

State-of-the-art IT systems make the management of the shipping process with GLS Netherlands simple, safe and convenient. All shipments can be booked via all dispatch systems. On request, parcel, freight and express consignments are collected at the same time.

Occasional senders can ship their parcels via one of the more than 700 ParcelShops throughout the country.

  • Dense nationwide parcel network
  • Extensive European network
  • Integrated express network
  • Strong freight network
  • Value-added services
  • National and international shipment
  • Short standard delivery times
  • Modern IT and dispatch systems
  • Over 700 ParcelShops
  • Special solutions for delivery to private recipients

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GLS in the Netherlands: Dutch parcel and freight shipment

Shipping within the Netherlands generally takes place in a standard delivery time of 24 hours. Thanks to its dense, modern network, GLS Netherlands is able to provide fast and reliable parcel service in the Netherlands. In addition, the strong specialised freight network allows GLS Netherlands to offer high-quality freight shipment.

The carrier is optimally integrated into the Europe-wide network of GLS. The European hub in Neuenstein is almost at the geographical heart of Europe. International parcel shipping from the Netherlands primarily takes place via this hub. There are also direct services – including across borders – linking regional distribution centres.

Within in the Benelux region GLS Netherlands and GLS Belgium operate a seamless freight network. It is mainly based on direct services. Moreover, GLS Netherlands delivers freight to other European countries via reliable selected partners.

GLS Netherlands was founded in 2000 with the acquisition of Nederlandse Pakket Dienst, its 1980 started predecessor. In 2007, GLS in the Netherlands completed its separate freight network adding three further sites to its existing two freight depots. Today, GLS Netherlands is one of the leading providers for parcel service in the Netherlands, and offers parcel and freight shipping from a single source. Extremely low damage rates, a fair price-performance ratio and a strong customer focus are its distinguishing characteristics. In addition to parcel shipping in the Netherlands and freight delivery, the company also offers national and international express services.