GLS expands FlexDeliveryService in Europe
Parcel service provider GLS has further expanded its international FlexDeliveryService. By adding new countries, FlexDeliveryService is now available in twelve connected countries in Central and Eastern Europe. With the service, online shippers will be informed of scheduled deliveries and can decide when and where they want to take delivery of the parcels.
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According to GLS [pdf], the demand for international services is increasing thanks to the growth in cross-border ecommerce. And by expanding their own service, the company says it provides senders with new growth opportunities while giving consumers access to new products.
FlexDeliveryService of GLS is now available in Austria, Belgium, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia and Romania. These countries are all linked to each other, which enables GLS to have a single interconnected region for its FlexDeliveryService. But GLS’s goal is to have a Europe-wide flexible delivery service. The integration of Denmark and France is already under way, while GLS also offers flexible delivery in these countries for parcels sent from Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, Austria and Poland
FlexDeliveryService is an international delivery service from parcel service provider GLS, which helps online shoppers with taking delivery of goods they purchased in foreign online stores. Customers from one of the linked countries can choose from several delivery options in their home country, like parcel delivery on a desired day or pick-up at a GLS Parcelshop. In some regions, GLS also delivers parcels in the evening, at an agreed secure location or leave it for collection at a locker terminal.