GLS History: 2000
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Acquisition of Pakke-Trans A/S, the Danish parcel company and General Parcel partner, headquarters in Kolding.
Acquisition of General Parcel Austria, the Austrian parcel service provider and General Parcel partner, headquarters in Ansfelden.
Acquisition of Nederlandse Pakket Dienst (NPD), the Dutch parcel company and General Parcel partner headquarters in Utrecht.
Acquisition of Extand, the French express and parcel service provider, headquarters in Toulouse.
Parcelforce (UK) becomes a General Parcel partner.
Acquisition of the two parcel businesses Domberger Paket Dienst GmbH & Co. KG, Augsburg, and Deutscher Paket Dienst Dachser GmbH, Kempten. The two former DACHSER subsidiaries manage a total of six DPD locations in southern Germany and Saxony.
Foundation of Pakke-Trans Sweden. In cooperation with Schenker, a NIF (National Interface) is created, which ensures access to the Swedish market. Schenker is responsible for the national distribution.
Foundation of GP General Parcel Ljubliana. Following the acquisition of the Slovenian parcel service M-Express (1.11.2000) and General Parcel in Slovenia (1.1.2000) both companies were merged.
Acquisition of an equity interest in Direzione Gruppo Executive S.p.A., the franchisor of the Italian parcel organisation. The company, headquarters in Piacenza (near Milan), is also a General Parcel partner.
Acquisition of an equity interest in Szybka Paczka Spólka z.o.o. (SP), the Polish parcel and express company and General Parcel partner. GLS acquires a 25.1 percent interest from the Dutch logistics group Therab B.V.