Leader in parcel logistics operating throughout Europe, the GLS Group is fully aware of its responsibilities vis-à-vis the environment and society.

GLS understands sustainability as a whole, taking an interest in with ecological and social aspects, but also economic aspects of social responsibility. Its objective is to guarantee its customers a logistics service of optimal quality and to ensure to its collaborators a stable position within a solid company. Both go hand in hand for GLS.

Through this service, GLS also contributes to the mobility of goods and reliable deliveries, which are the backbone of the economy.
For future generations, the company intends to achieve sustainable economic success in connection with protecting the environment.

EcoVadis Certification

GLS Group’s sustainability efforts have been rewarded with the EcoVadis Silver Certificate. EcoVadis looks at a range of metrics under the categories: Environment, Sustainable Procurement, Ethics, Labour & Human Rights, rating companies against the highest possible standard.

GLS Group’s environmental impact score of 90/100 puts the company among the 2% top-rated companies in the postal, courier and freight transport industry within the Environmental category. Overall, GLS is in the top 6% of companies in the postal, courier and freight transport industry assessed by EcoVadis.

EcoVadis 2024

ISO & GDP certification

ISO & GDP Certificate

GLS is certified according to DIN ISO 9001: 2015 and 14001: 2015 by DQS.

Certified quality and sustainability throughout Europe

GLS guarantees, controls and improves its quality and sustainability with a pan-European quality and environmental management system. It is certified according to DIN ISO 9001: 2015 and 14001: 2015 by DQS, one of the largest and highly respected international suppliers of certifications for management systems With its quality management system,

GLS meets high, internationally recognized standards. The comprehensive quality assurance from GLS includes precisely defined work processes, quality guidelines with control routines and regular audits. The most important quality figures are continuously monitored and adjusted.

GLS is an environmentally aware company and actively implements various sustainability projects in all its national subsidiaries. These have obtained ISO 14001 certification for their environmental management systems. Manufacturers and service providers consider this internationally accepted standard to be one of the most important with regard to environmental management.

GLS also received Good Certification Practice (GDP) certification in Belgium, Denmark, Germany, France, Ireland and Luxembourg. The GDP directive is mandatory throughout the EU for the wholesale distribution of medicines. GLS now meets the strict safety and hygiene requirements for the non-refrigerated transport of medicines for human use in six countries.