News from the GLS Group
Welcome to the press centre! Here you will discover the latest news from the GLS Group as well as selected press releases from our national subsidiaries.
GLS Czech Republic expands the central hub in Jihlava
As a response to the extreme growth of e-commerce in 2020 with parcel volume record in the peak season, GLS Czech Republic accelerated the expansion of their national and international hub in Jihlava. In the first stage the investment amounts to EUR 12 million and brings up to 100 new jobs. The first column of the hall was erected in Jihlava in the presence of state officials.
GLS Group strengthens European network
The GLS Group expects 30 to 40 percent more volume in the autumn and Christmas season. In 2020, the GLS Group invests more than 150 million euros in the expansion of the European network.
GLS Group successfully recertified
The quality and environmental management system of the GLS Group has been recertified in Europe for another three years – in accordance with ISO 9001 and 14001. GDP certification has also been confirmed in five countries of the international parcel service provider, and a new GDP seal has been added for Spain.
GLS supports women entrepreneurs in e-commerce
The Czech Republic knows the 10 best business women in the field of e-commerce. This year, 18 business women applied to the eWoman category within the Entrepreneurial Woman project, which has been organized by Women ltd. in cooperation with AMSP CR. The jury then selected the 10 best business stories to compete for the public. The three winning projects will be rewarded with a voucher worth CZK 15,000 for the e-Balík Profi service of GLS.
Sustainable European parcel transshipment – at the EuropeanEcoHub in Essen
The EuropeanEcoHub in Essen is the second largest GLS location in Germany – and one of the most sustainable. GLS invested a total of around 15 million euros in the innovative building and creates around 300 work places.
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