Certified security and quality

Throughout Europe

GLS guarantees, checks and improves quality with a pan-European quality management system. It is certified to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 by DQS, one of the largest and highly respected international providers of management system certifications. With its quality management system GLS fulfils high, internationally recognised standards.

Highest priority for quality

The comprehensive quality assurance of GLS includes precisely defined work processes, quality guidelines with checking routines, and regular audits. Key quality figures are continuously steered.

Seal of approval for environmental management

GLS is an environmentally-conscious company and implements sustainability projects in all its national subsidiaries. 18 GLS subsidiaries have obtained the ISO 14001 certification for their environmental management systems. This internationally accepted standard is considered to be one of the most important in relation to environmental management by manufacturers and service providers.

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GDP certified transport of medicinal products

GLS also obtained GDP (Good Distribution Practice) compliance certification in Belgium, Denmark, Germany, France, Ireland and Luxembourg. The GDP guideline is binding throughout the EU for pharmaceutical wholesaling. GLS companies in six countries now meet the stringent safety and hygiene requirements for the non-temperature-controlled transport of medicinal products for human use.


GLS is committed to equality, to education and to environmental protection. Social institutions are supported. Environmental protection is for example advanced by installing green technologies in the depots.

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Up-to-date: News

At a glance and at first hand: News about GLS Portugal, important information for customers and exciting reports covering the newest activities – GLS keeps you always up to date.

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