GLS expands the number of Parcel Shops, GLS Parcel Boxes and starts delivering to the AlzaBox network

In response to the growing popularity of parcel machines, GLS is starting to deliver parcels from e-shops outside of its own GLS ParcelBoxes to the AlzaBox network. Delivering to the AlzaBox partner network is another step in increasing service flexibility, which will contribute to greater customer convenience and reduce the carbon footprint of the goods being shipped.

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GLS arms up for Black Friday and launches its own self-service boxes in the Czech Republic

GLS is preparing for the increased pressure related to the Black Friday discount event and is expanding its network of delivery points with its own self-service GLS Parcel Boxes. There will be 85 in pilot operation across the country this season. More will be added quickly. GLS has collaborated with Czech manufacturing company Alfa3 to develop them and GLS is responding to increased demand ahead of the Christmas season and the rapidly growing popularity of parcel machines. According to a survey conducted this spring, one in five Czechs is now actively using this form of parcel collection.


Cash on delivery in Slovakia

From 1 July 2022, an amendment to Act No.18/1996 Coll. on prices, as amended, will come into force in the Slovak Republic and the circulation of 1 and 2 cent coins will be restricted. The obligation to round to 0 and 5 cents will also affect cash on delivery amounts paid in cash.

Updates to the General Terms and Conditions effective from 1. 7. 2022

We would like to inform you about the update of the General Terms and Conditions for Businesses, the Terms and Conditions for Consumers and the Complaints Procedure. All documents will come into force from 1. 7. 2022.

GLS was awarded the Socially Responsible Company of the Vysočina Region for the years 2020-21

Every year, the Vysočina Region awards regional companies and organizations that are active in the development of social responsibility. GLS received the Award of the Governor of the Vysočina Region for the second time for its activities aimed at reducing the negative impact of parcel transport on the environment, optimising waste management and supporting charitable projects such as Donate a Toy or Bike to Kids. The award was also given for respect for employees, concern for their needs and the opportunity for personal and professional growth.


The new logistics complex in Hradec Králové will handle double the parcels

GLS continues to strengthen its transport network, this time in the Hradec Králové region. At the beginning of April, the depot in Hradec Králové moved to new premises, which were created by adapting the brownfield and will also enable more ecological operation. The new logistics complex will handle double the parcels and employ dozens of other couriers.

GLS support the former racer and GLS driver after an accident

With a contribution of CZK 80,000, GLS CZ invites its co-workers and fans to join and help courier David from the GLS depot in Pilsen in convalescence after a motocross accident from which he is in a wheelchair.

GLS CZ to test the Mercedes Sprinter electric van

GLS is looking for suitable models to expand its fleet of environmentally friendly cars. For this reason, it also began testing a new Mercedes eSprinter electric van. It can hold 300 bales, while on one charge it will travel about 130 km. The first large-capacity electric delivery from MAN will deliver packages at the depot in Hulín as early as February this year.

GLS supports the ecological challenge To work on a bike for the fifth time

More movement, joy of life and less emissions, all this is brought about by the ecological challenge To work on a bike (DPNK). Despite the state of emergency, the 11th year will take place in May, and due to ongoing coronavirus limitations, it will be possible to upload any non-motorized routes to the system.

GLS started testing employees for coronavirus in advance

GLS started testing employees for coronavirus at the Jihlava HUB. Testing is provided by a trained nurse and has been trained for this purpose. According to government regulations, employees must be tested every 7 days.