- 20 April 2020
- Transport / Logistics Services
Royal Mail international parcel delivery arm GLS has released a statement that it is continuing parcel shipping in every country it operates in during the pandemic.
“As a parcel service provider we help communities across Europe and North America to continue to be supplied with goods. The current border closures in Europe only apply to the movement of people in order to limit the spread of the pandemic. The free movement of goods within Europe is not affected, although increased checks at border crossings may result in backlogs and longer transit times,” explained Saadi Al-Soudani, Group International MD at GLS.
“All GLS companies continue to deliver parcels even in countries severely affected by the pandemic. In some postcodes restrictions may apply due to local official measures. The latest up to date information on delivery restrictions can be found on the GLS Group website.
“We have installed task forces at national and international levels. The international task force is continuously adjusting our international routes according to the latest circumstances at borders and in individual countries,” said Al-Soudani. “Cross-border services are available across our entire European network and our international long-distance line hauls are stable,” he added.