You can use GLS via shipcloud terms or your own GLS shipping rates. In both cases you need an activation for GLS in your shipcloud account.

If you are interested in shipping with GLS, please contact our support team at support@shipcloud.io and tell us through which conditions you want to send.

The following services are available to you:

Shipping methods

  • Standard (EU-wide) (E)
  • Standard (national) (S)
  • Standard (International) * (E)
  • Express 1 Day (International) * (E)
  • GLS Express 08:00, 09:00, 10:00 and 12:00 ** (E)
  • Returns via Drop-off in Parcel Shop *** (S/E)

Additional services

More information about the possible additional services with GLS can also be found here. 

  • Shipment Tracking (S/E)
  • Delivery to Parcel Shops (S/E)
  • Package Announcement (S/E)
  • Guaranteed24Service (E)
  • Cash on Delivery (E)
  • Pick&ShipService (E)
  • Saturday Delivery (E)

(S/E): Possible via shipcloud conditions as well as with your own GLS rates
(E): Only possible with your own GLS rates

This information applies to shipping from Germany. If you want to ship with your own GLS contract from a country outside of Germany, this is possible for the following countries: Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Finland, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, Austria, Portugal, Spain.

Please contact sales@shipcloud.io in this case.


* With your own GLS contract you can also ship internationally. Please note, however, that in this case you must hand over the corresponding Incoterms to us. More information can be found here.

** Please note that not every express service can be used for international shipping. For shipping from Germany you can use the express services to the following countries:

GLS Express 08:00 - only available for national shipping within Germany;
GLS Express 09:00 - for national shipping within Germany, as well as to Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands;
GLS Express 10:00 - for national shipping within Germany , as well as to Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom; GLS Express 12:00 - for national shipments within Germany, as well as to Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, Liechtenstein, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom.

*** Create national returns from Germany via your own contract or shipcloud terms. With your own GLS contract, you can also send international returns to Germany.

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