We support social projects

... because we care about perople.

We are commited to various projects for people who are in need of help. The regional and local campaigns that we support include free parcel transport or support for organisations and institutions. On a local level, support is often given to kindergartens, schools, hospitals and hospices.

Appreciation, respect and understanding are among our most important principles of cooperation.

Our trainees stand up for their environment

The trainees at the GLS head office in Neuenstein had a great idea for a better environment. Together with some of their trainers, they set up a rubbish collection campaign and collected rubbish from various places in the Neuenstein community one afternoon.

We are pleased about so much commitment and passion in the sense of sustainability and were happy to give the trainees time off from work that afternoon.

Thanks for this great action!

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How we support people in Ukraine

In order to help the people affected by the war in Ukraine, we organised a number of aid transports to Ukraine together with long-standing partner companies. In addition, a donation totalling 55,415 euros was made to the DRK-Bundesverband in Berlin. 5,415 euros of this were collected in a fundraising campaign among our employees.

GLS donation for the children's fire department

We support the local fire brigades

The GLS head office in Neuenstein is an official "Partner of the Fire Brigade". 13 colleagues are released from work at any time for fire brigade missions. In this way, they help the Neuenstein fire brigade to ensure operational readiness for the day.

As part of our local commitment and as an official partner of the fire brigade, we also support young firefighters. Members of the children's fire departments in the Hersfeld-Rotenburg district received a donation of 700 T-shirts.

 

Professional development

We support the development of young employees with a sound and practically relevant training programme. In Germany, for example, we are training CEP professionals, IT professionals, office communication professionals and IT system integration experts.

A dual study course in logistics management and business informatics is offered in conjunction with universities of applied science. The professional development portfolio is rounded off with an in-house business management programme.

People of different ethnic origin, culture or religion work at and for GLS. Appreciation, respect and understanding in dealing with employees and partners are among the important principles. Thus, personnel development and intensive exchange with transport partners are among the most important building blocks in our company's sustained success.

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kununu TOP COMPANY seal fpr GLS Germany

kununu TOP COMPANY seal for GLS

The leading employer rating platform has awarded GLS Germany with its TOP COMPANY seal for a high level of employee satisfaction. This status can only be achieved through good employee ratings.

Only 6 percent of the approximately 1 million companies assessed qualified for this seal. Compared with our competitors, we scored best in terms of both points and recommendations.

GLS Germany is certified "Valuable employer"

GLS Germany is certified "Valuable employer"

Our commitment to the common good was also confirmed externally: We were honoured by the weekly business magazine WirtschaftsWoche for its "very high contribution to the common good".

The award is based on a test called "Valuable Employer", which was conducted by the WiWo cooperation partner "ServiceValue" and was published on 1 December 2020.

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Industry winner in Best Recruiters study

In the Best-Recruiters study of the "career Institut & Verlag", GLS Germany was awarded as winner in the sector transport, traffic and logistics.

Among the companies tested, we took first place again and received the Best-Recruiters seal in gold. In the overall ranking of more than 400 of the largest employers in Germany, we achieved fourth place.

 

Corporate Volunteering | Volunteer activities

Through a corporate volunteering programme, we give our employees the opportunity to support social projects. These might include clean-up initiatives or assistance with extension or renovation projects at playgrounds, nursery schools and sports facilities.

Initiatives are also run in conjunction with charitable organisations. All projects are suggested by employees. If necessary and feasible, we give the employees the day off and provide them with logistical support. Due to the corona pandemic, volunteer activities have currently been supended.

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