Press Releases

GLS Group’s sustainability efforts rewarded with EcoVadis Gold Certificate

The company’s environmental impact puts it in the top 7% of the postal, courier and multimodal freight transport activities industry

Amsterdam, 7 March 2022 – GLS Group’s efforts to connect people across the world whilst protecting the environment for future generations have been rewarded with the EcoVadis Gold Certificate. EcoVadis is an international sustainability ratings provider for

Reopening of the GLS depot in Puurs

Drogenbos, 2 December 2021 - Yesterday, the social inspectorate sealed the entrances to our depot in Puurs as part of an inspection which also took place in other companies in our sector in Belgium. Today at 5 pm, the depot has been reopened with the permission of the authorities, so that it will be fully operational again tomorrow.

GLS tests a new electric van model in Brussels

New solutions for urban logistics. Since February, GLS has been testing the Musoshi electric mini-van in the centre of Brussels. At the same time, the parcel delivery specialist is testing the integration of electric vehicles throughout Europe in order to reduce its environmental impact and emissions.

New city delivery depot in Wijnegem

Last week, GLS Belgium opened a new delivery depot in Wijnegem. Located in the suburbs of Antwerp, this new GLS site will handle deliveries to Antwerp and the northern and eastern parts of its periphery.

GLS Group strengthens European network

The international parcel logistics company expects 30 to 40 percent more volume in the autumn and Christmas season. In 2020, the GLS Group invests more than 150 million euros in the expansion of the European network.

New options for GLS-ONE

The shipping portal GLS-ONE makes sending parcels quick and easy. Since the corona pandemic, the demand for parcel shipping has increased significantly. With the addition of Bancontact and Payconiq, GLS Belgium now has five secure payment options for GLS-ONE.

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 parcel depot in Tongeren started its activities.

The GLS parcel depot in Tongeren started its activities on 9 October. Together with the freight depot that was already started in February, the GLS site in Tongeren is now fully operational. GLS has invested a total of 12 million euros in its plant in Tongeren. With an increase in parcel and freight quantities, both depots can be expanded without any problems.

GLS launches international returns solution

With the new returns solution, GLS simplifies the cross-border processing of returns parcels for online shops of any size and their customers. Especially for this purpose GLS offers a flexible online portal that can be individually configured and branded.

New freight depot started in Tongeren

Last week, the new GLS freight terminal in Tongeren started up its activities. The highly efficient and environmentally friendly facility is the first GLS freight building in Belgium with the option of expansion. In total, GLS Belgium Distribution NV has invested 7 million euros in the new depot and its furnishing.