Need to ship across national borders? No problem: GLS handles your international shipments with the same care and love as you would deliver them yourself. Shipments abroad are different, and depending on your specific needs you can choose the service that suits you best.

Parcel: shipment of parcels abroad

GLS courier delivers a parcel

Thanks to Parcel, Europe is closer! International parcels are shipped throughout Europe with short delivery times and a high level of reliability. You know that delivering your international parcel to GLS is like leaving it directly in the hands of the recipient.


International overland parcel shipment

Parcel is the international door-to-door shipment of excellence. It connects over 30 European countries with deliveries of parcels of up to 40 kg in 48/96 hours. Directly from your door to the receiver's, thanks to Parcel, Europe is closer!

If you have a large or small e-commerce, include GLS Parcel Shops in your international shipping options. They allow customers to pick up their parcel at one of our network locations, so they do not have to be at home when the postman knocks. In addition, Parcel Shops handle returns conveniently and securely throughout Europe. The purchase rate increases if the end customer knows he has more options available for delivery and possible return, and feels more comfortable ordering your products from abroad.

The advantages of international overland shipping

- Door-to-door delivery service in 36 European countries.
- Delivery in 48 hours to European economic centres: Germany, France, Austria, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg; delivery in 72/96 hours to more distant European countries.
- Insurance of your international shipments: Carrier liability as per CMR convention.- Constant monitoring of your international shipment, with full online information to follow your parcel around Europe.
- Unique control system throughout Europe with high quality standards.
- Advanced plug and play solutions such as Sell&Send 2.0 and shipping management systems such as Weblabeling.

Weight and dimensions

Maximum weight per parcel: 40 kg

Maximum measurements:
Maximum length 200 cm - Height 60 cm - Width 80 cm

Maximum overall dimensions: 300 cm (length + height x 2 + depth x 2)


Services Compatible with International Parcel Shipping

We have a world of services compatible with international Parcel shipping: discover the ones that suit you.

Compatible Services

Express: international envelope shipping

GLS send parcels in Europe and worldwide

Express is the international express shipping service that allows you to send envelopes and parcels worldwide by air, with home delivery. Directly from your hands to those of the recipient.

Express shipments abroad

With Express, your envelope travels on dedicated aircraft and moves through automated international sorting centres. Your shipment reaches its destination in Europe and major US cities in 48 hours and the rest of the world in 72/96 hours.

The benefits of international air freight

- Air express service with worldwide delivery.
- Regular delivery times: 48 hours throughout Europe and major cities in the USA, 72/96 hours to all other destinations.
- Insurance included according to Warsaw Convention agreements for your parcels shipped abroad.
- Multi-pack shipments if you wish to send several parcels abroad.
- Service booking by phone or e-mail for fast and smart service.

Weight and dimensions

Maximum weight per shipment: 1,000 kg
Parcel: 67 kg max, dimensions 120x80x80 cm
Pallet: 300 kg max, dimensions 120x120x160 cm
(please check possible limitations according to destination)


Logistics: international shipment of pallets

GLS van reaches all European destinations

With Logistics your bulky goods, even on pallets, reach all European destinations with door-to-door delivery. From your door to the recipient's door, which can be found anywhere in Europe.


Shipment of pallets abroad

Logistics is the door-to-door lorry service for Europe for shipments consisting of one or more parcels or pallets, with a delivery time of 4/5 working days. Send what you need, where you need it.

The advantages of shipping pallets internationally

- Door-to-door delivery throughout Europe.
- With no weight, size or volume limits, you can ship anything.
- Regular delivery times of 4 or 5 working days.
- Insurance included for your parcels sent abroad, according to the CMR convention.
- Reservation of the service by phone or e-mail for a fast service close to your needs.

Weight and dimensions

Maximum weight per shipment: 2500 kg
Maximum weight per parcel/pallet: 1500 kg
Maximum length per parcel/pallet: 240 cm
Maximum height per parcel/pallet: 220 cm
Maximum width per parcel/pallet: 180 cm