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Sustainable shipping with GLS - always on board for business customers

Protecting the environment is also becoming increasingly important in the business sector, because not only do your customers expect more sustainability, the demands on your own company are also growing steadily. A first step towards meeting these expectations is to send parcels in which the emissions caused are demonstrably compensated.

Find out here how GLS implements this and how you benefit as a business customer!

Sustainable shipping as a business customer - it's that easy:

With GLS you don't have to book climate-neutral shipping separately, as it is always included in parcel shipping for business customers. For you, this means: As a GLS business customer, you can support environmental protection in just 3 steps and ship your products climate-neutrally through compensation.

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Environmentally friendly shipping: advantages for you as a business customer shipping

If you pay attention to environmental friendliness when sending parcels, this not only has a positive effect on the climate, but also on your business. As a GLS business customer, you can benefit from the following advantages:

Positive image: Position your company as a climate-friendly organisation on the market and address a whole new target group.

Improved customer loyalty: As soon as your company commit to environmental protection, you offer your existing customers another reason to remain loyal.

Contribution to environmental protection: If you send your parcels climate-neutrally through compensation, you can easily make your contribution to environmental protection.

Find and retain employees easier: In today's society, environmental protection and sustainability play an important role. Our certificate helps you to find and bind employees easier.

Verifiable quality criteria: Thanks to our certificate, you can document your environmental engagement at any time and use it for marketing purposes.

No additional effort: As a GLS business customer, you always send your national parcels sustainable – without any additional effort!

What does "climate-neutral shipping by compensation" mean?

Climate neutral by compensation means that any greenhouse gases produced are offset again. This includes not only transporting parcels in the most environmentally friendly way possible, but also supporting climate projects and expanding a sustainable energy supply.

Our goal is to constantly reduce emissions, to compensate for them where possible and, in the best case, to avoid them to directly.

How does GLS implement sustainable shipping?

With our environmental initiative Klima Protect, we promote and coordinate various activities to protect the environment. An important component is sustainable parcel shipping within Germany and Europe - also for you as a business customer!

Other examples of GLS's sustainable shipping acitvities:

Support of environmental projects: Produced emissions are offset through certified climate protection projects f.e. abroad in cooperation with ClimatePartner programms.

Environmentally friendly fleet: GLS is increasingly using electric vehicles.

Sustainable energy supply: 100% green electricity is used at all German locations.

European EcoHub: GLS's European hub with self-sufficient power supply, emission-free delivery and a biotope for species worth being protected.

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Then arrange a callback right now or fill out our "business customer form".

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