Press releases

GLS Netherlands opens new depot in Drachten

GLS Netherlands opened its new depot at Azeven business park in Drachten on 1 November. The new location replaces the depot in Groningen after 20 years. The depot in Drachten is larger, has a convenient location and a fully automated sorting system, allowing the company to better serve customers in the region.

Over 10,000 parcels an hour: GLS increases capacity in Utrecht with two new sorting machines

Two new sorting machines have come into operation at GLS Netherlands' Utrecht depot. This has more than doubled the sorting speed: as of mid-August, more than 10,000 parcels per hour can be processed. The aim of the renovation was to set up a new, modern sorting system, making the Utrecht depot ready for the future. This allows GLS Netherlands to send parcels from sender to recipient even faster.

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.