Size and weight of shipments


GLS works shipments in Depot using automated sorting systems. The use of advanced technologies allows to provide a safe, reliable, fast and economical service.

Each service has its limits for weights and dimensions accepted.

See the tables to know the weight limit and the maximum size for your shipment.

National Express

Maximum weight per shipment

500 kg

Maximum measures

300 cm

Maximum weight per package

70 kg

Maximum size for Pallets

200 cm (height)
150 cm (width)
130 cm (length)
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Safe Plus

Maximum weight per package

25 kg

Maximum sum of the 3 dimensions per package

150 cm
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Parcel

Maximum weight per package

50 kg

Maximum length

200 cm

Maximum measure

300 cm

To calculate the maximum measures:

length + height x2 + depth x2
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Express

Maximum weight per shipment

68 kg

Maximum length

274 cm

Maximum measures per package

330 cm
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Logistics

Maximum weight per package

No limit

Maximum length

No limit
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Destinations and Delivery time

With GLS, you can ship to anywhere in the world. Deliveries to our main markets take 24–48 hours, while standard delivery times to countries further afield are 72–96 hours.

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How to prepare your package

Good-quality boxes, internal padding, and proper sealing are essential for secure transport. Choose appropriate packaging for the type of goods inside, for their weight and especially if they are fragile.

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How to label your shipments

Each package must have its own label. Find out how to label it correctly and see GLS’s IT solutions for creating your shipments.

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