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Take over

In Italy GLS takes over the depot of a franchisee in Modena in the Emilia Romagna region.


Copenhagen the biggest GLS Depot

GLS Denmark finalises the expansion of the Copenhagen site. The parcel depot, which also functions as a regional hub, is now the largest depot of the GLS Group in Europe – only surpassed by the national and international hubs. In a new additional building in Copenhagen, express shipments are handled.


Start-up in Croatia

GLS Croatia becomes operative on 1 August and provides country-wide parcel service in the new EU member state. After the foundation of the company in May 2013 GLS had established its own network of locations. Until then GLS had covered Croatia in cooperation with a network partner.



Transactions in Italy: GLS takes over the two depots of a franchisee in Parma and Fidenza.


Group Certification

With new certifications and re-certifications GLS completes Group-wide certification – for its quality management system according to ISO 9001 and for its environmental management system according to ISO 14001.