We offer shipping solutions geared towards the specific requirements in e-commerce. GLS understands your business - we are here for you and your customers.
B2C shipping with GLS promotes customer loyalty and has many long-term benefits for your business. Your customers benefit from optimum convenience when it comes to product delivery and you in turn benefit from having satisfied customers. In addition to the obligatory parcel tracking, for full transparency GLS also offers a selection of special solutions to make your consumer-focussed business even more efficient. Discover all the benefits for your business and your customers here.
Direct delivery to a GLS ParcelShop
GLS notifies your consignee about the planned delivery and offers a variety of delivery options.
Guaranteed delivery on the next working day (except Saturdays) – all over Germany.
On request, GLS will make a direct letterbox delivery without a signature from the consignee.
Individual and appropriate for your business: assertive, restrictive, concealed or prominent - the choice is yours!
GLS will deliver direct to a department, office or a person.
Parcel handover to a specific person in exchange for the PIN number.
Parcel handover to the specified person only after successful proof of identity.
Delivery to the customer on the same evening during a fixed period between 5.30 pm and 10 pm.
Optimise your express shipping with numerous bookable services for precisely timed delivery.
Your customers expect transparent, reliable, flexible parcel delivery. Our reliable parcel tracking system gives you and your customers full transparency about the status of your consignment.
And if you've already sent out the parcel, you can also offer customers full control and flexibility over the delivery process with our FlexDeliveryService. But fulfilling delivery requests is not enough: a customised returns strategy rounds off our attractive offering for B2C customers. Your customers will thank you.
Over half the items sent in e-commerce weigh less than 500 grams.
Specifically with these items in mind, we offer our LetterboxService, where delivery is made directly to the consignee's letterbox - ideal for sending catalogues or smaller products. Your customer benefits by receiving their item promptly and safely in their letterbox.
Your added value: reliable delivery on the first delivery attempt, even if the customer isn't at home. This saves time and protects the environment. And of course, you still get full transparency thanks to our parcel tracking.
Our flexible delivery options not only increase customer satisfaction, they also allow you to make a commitment to climate protection and demonstrate your environmental responsibility.
GLS KlimaProtect makes sustainable parcel logistics part of our everyday business. With us as your B2C business partner, you can meet your customers' expectations for a forward-looking business model. Your benefit: higher repurchasing rates and a positive contribution to the environment.
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There are high demands for quick, reliable, integrated shipment handling. With our e-commerce shipping and integration solutions you and your customers benefit from efficient, time-saving shipping processes.
For example, you as an online retailer have the option to use plugins and APIs for parcel shipping and parcel label creation or your can use our standalone dispatch systems.
We are as flexible as your business. Find out more about our different IT solutions.
Give your customers the perfect shopping experience by setting up and managing your own individual returns strategy. Assertive, restrictive, concealed or prominent - the choice is yours!
Whatever strategy you choose, your customers can conveniently hand over their returns parcel at one of over 6,000 GLS ParcelShops.
Depending on your preferences, we offer various returns solutions:
If a consignee wants to return an item, they can hand over the parcel at a GLS ParcelShop and GLS will return it to the shipper.
Charges for the shipper will only arise if a parcel is actually returned.
Having GLS as your e-commerce partner can create significant added value and a growth in turnover. Find out for yourself and get some advice from our expert team in turnover for your business.
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