Press releases

Despite economic decline, GLS Netherlands expects huge peak in parcels

The holiday season is in sight, which means we are currently in one of the busiest periods of the year for e-commerce companies and delivery services. Despite the current economic developments, GLS Netherlands once again expects high volumes during Peak Season. As always, the delivery company helps spread the festive spirit and GLS Netherlands has taken several steps, such as assigning additional staff, to meet customers' expectations and needs during this busy period.

GLS Netherlands buys plot for new depot in Drachten

GLS Netherlands has started construction of its new depot at the Azeven industrial estate in Drachten. The company has ambitious plans for the new, modern location, which will eventually replace the current depot in Groningen. Thanks to a larger area, a convenient location and a fully automated sorting system, GLS Netherlands will be able to better serve customers in Friesland, Groningen and Drenthe in the future.

GLS introduces refreshed brand identity

GLS reveals its updated brand identity today. The brand refresh builds upon what has made GLS successful in the fast-changing world of parcel services and supports the company’s growth ambitions. At its core, GLS makes every parcel delivery personal with its seamless solutions. The refreshed brand identity reflects the company’s undertaking with a fresh, dynamic and digital-friendly look.

GLS Netherlands delivers all parcels CO2 neutral

Starting this year, GLS Netherlands has introduced climate neutral delivery - for all parcels shipped within the Netherlands and to other countries. In addition to measures to reduce and avoid CO2 emissions, the company is also committed to full compensation by VCS and Gold Standard projects.

GLS extends international returns service

GLS expands the international returns shipment over the GLS ParcelShops to four more countries. With the ShopReturnService, GLS customers and their private recipients have a flexible solution for national and international returns within Europe.

GLS Netherlands expands depot Wijchen

Double capacity, technologically up-to-date and more sustainable: GLS has started a comprehensive modernisation and expansion of the depot in Wijchen near Nijmegen.

New depot opened in Amsterdam

A new GLS depot in Amsterdam is taken into operation. The new building more than doubles the capacity compared to the former location.

GLS delivers parcels emission-free

GLS starts with fully sustainable parcel distribution in four Dutch city centres - emission-free and quiet. Electric vehicles are deployed in Apeldoorn, The Hague, Utrecht and Zwolle. GLS is also strengthening its commitment to the environment by participating in the Lean & Green programme.