Our History - 2004

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General Parcel ends operations

General Parcel ceases operations: the day-to-day management and further development of the European network is now the direct responsibility of GLS. The stability and full area-coverage of the GLS European network is guaranteed by GLS’ own companies and a network of strong partners.


GLS in Slovakia

Foundation of GLS General Logistics Systems Slovakia s.r.o. to establish a national parcel network in Slovakia. The company headquartered in Zvolen starts its business as a subsidiary of GLS Hungary.


Partner in Sweden

Schenker AB becomes GLS partner in Sweden.

August / October

Take over in Italy

Transactions in Italy: GLS acquires the parcel businesses of two franchise partners in the regions of Tuscany (three depots) and Veneto (four depots).