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GLS neighbour-relay in Paris

After Paris and Ile de France, GLS extends its Pickme Neighbours network to Bordeaux, Lyon and Toulouse

GLS France has expanded its Neighbour relay Delivery service to the city centres of Lyon, Bordeaux and Toulouse.

GLS France has chosen to join forces with the startup Pickme to develop a brand new solution of parcel collection points at the homes of trusted private individuals: the Neighbour-Relay!

This new delivery alternative has been available since mid-November, for all your GLS deliveries in Paris. You now have the possibility to choose the nearest Pickme Neighbour-Relay from the Pickme network, from the list of our available GLS Relays.

 
TRACK & ENGAGE©, an innovative marketing tool, combining geolocation and customer engagement
 

GLS innovates and offers an exclusive Track & Engage© solution

Track & Engage© is an intuitive and powerful mobile marketing solution that transforms the geolocation of parcel delivery into an immersive brand experience.GLS France is the first parcel delivery company to deploy Track & Engage©, available throughout France.

Thanks to this powerful new communication channel, our clients capitalise on the attention span of their recipient customers while they monitor the arrival of their parcels on the geolocation interface.

GLS France wins E-Commerce awards for the 3rd consecutive year
 

GLS France wins E-Commerce awards for the 3rd consecutive year

For the 3rd consecutive year, GLS France has been selected as one of the winners of the Ecommerce Trophies 2020 by Ecommerce Magazine. GLS France is this year's Gold Laureate in the "Supply Chain" category, with a new offer of parcel collection points at trusted retailers, Neighbours Relay (Voisins-Relais).

Hairdresser-Barber event in our Pau depot

Hairdresser-Barber event in our Pau depot

The well-being of all our teams and delivery staff is at the heart of our concerns at GLS France and we are keen to multiply initiatives to support our operational teams who are in the front line of our delivery activity.

 
Eco-delivery day at the Vitry sur Seine depot
 

Eco-delivery day at the Vitry sur Seine depot

In order to promote ecological transport solutions to our employees and delivery partners, our Vitry branch hosted our first Eco-delivery day on Friday 28th August.


New GLS escooter soon to be delivered to the center of Lille

A new Green solution for urban deliveries

We are proud to announce the arrival of a new addition to our fleet of delivery vehicles: after the eVans, our very first eScooters will soon be arriving in the streets of Lille to carry out deliveries in the city centre from the start of the new school year.

 
GLS van near the new depot in Beziers
 

GLS opens a new depot in Béziers

In order to strengthen its logistics network in the south of France and the Languedoc Roussillon region, GLS France is opening a brand new depot in Servian, near Béziers, from 1 April 2020.

eVan delivery in Lille

eVan delivery in Lille

Since mid-November 2019, GLS France is testing eVan deliveries for parcels in the city centre of Lille. GLS has chosen the eTGE model from MAN, a manufacturer known for its high reliability in the transport sector. Due to the positive response, the test is planned to be extended over the Christmas peak.