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GLS US To Exhibit at the Oregon Wine Symposium

Two Decades of Dedicated Wine Delivery

San Ramon, Calif., Feb. 3, 2020 – General Logistics Systems US, Inc. (GLS US), will participate as an exhibitor at the 2020 Oregon Wine Symposium on Feb. 11-12 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. The event, organized by the Oregon Wine Board and Oregon Winegrowers Association, attracts thousands of wine industry professionals from vineyards, wineries, tasting rooms, fulfillment houses and more.

As a highly experienced parcel and freight carrier serving thousands of wine customers, GLS US has built a reputation as the alternative carrier in the industry. The company handles Direct-to-Trade and Direct-to-Consumer wine deliveries using specialized point-of-delivery procedures, carefully executed to maintain the highest level of integrity for customers and their shipments. GLS US offers customers industry experienced representatives, experienced wine industry customer support team, and a deep array of technology functionality providing transparency and delivery schedule windows to maximize the consignee experience, as an example.

GLS US is known for reduced handling times, lower return rates, digital signature capture, and offers an expansive next-day footprint, including Saturday delivery options. With later pickup times, shippers can fill more orders and still gain next-day delivery. Learn more about the company’s wine delivery service.

“We look forward to meeting prospective wine shippers who will learn at the symposium that we are the strongest alternative to other carriers for their wine shipments,” said Millie Tarallo, Vice President, Sales and Customer Success for GLS US. “Wineries and fulfillment distribution centers gain a competitive advantage with same-day pickups, reduced transit times, simplified fees, and specialized direct-to-trade and direct-to-consumer delivery procedures. We pride ourselves on creating customized solutions to help shippers achieve their objectives while improving the overall customer experience.“

GLS US looks forward to meeting attendees of the Oregon Wine Symposium at its booth (#246) to help them discover the shipping benefits for the wine industry. More information about the wine shipping program is available at www.gls-us.com.

About General Logistics Systems US, Inc. (GLS US)

Bringing global expertise to local communities, GLS US provides a customer-centric approach to its parcel and freight service, setting companies at ease by acting as an extension their brand. GLS US is a subsidiary of General Logistics Systems B.V. (headquartered in Amsterdam). GLS realizes reliable, high-quality parcel services for over 200,000 customers, complemented by logistics and express services. “Quality leader in parcel logistics” is GLS’ guiding principle. Through wholly owned and partner companies, the GLS Group covers 45 countries and is globally connected via contractual agreements. With its ground-based network, GLS is one of the leading parcel service providers in Europe. The Group is also present in Canada on the west coast of the USA. About 70 central and regional transshipment points and around 1,400 depots and agencies are at GLS’ disposal. GLS counts 19,000 employees and every day around 26,000 delivery vehicles and about 3,500 long distance trucks are on route for GLS. In the financial year 2018/19 GLS achieved revenues of 3.3 billion euros and transported 634 million parcels.

For more media information, contact:
Cynthia Flash
425-603-9520 (w); 425-246-8757 (m)
cynthia@flashmediaservices.com