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Prohibited Items

GLS reserves the right to refuse shipment of any package deemed unfit for transport. Prohibited items for shipment with us include but are not limited to:

  • Stocks, bonds, cash, or cash equivalents
  • Lottery tickets and gambling devices where prohibited by federal, state, or local law
  • Collector’s items such as sports cards, souvenirs, and memorabilia
  • Fine Jewelry
  • Fine Art
  • Antiques
  • Artwork
  • Sheet glass or glass doors or screen doors
  • Furniture except boxed disassembled
  • Pipe: metal or plastic, rod iron and metal posts
  • Corpses, cremated or disinterred remains
  • Illegal substances
  • Marijuana/Cannabis, including marijuana/cannabis intended for medicinal use, oils, edibles, and vapor products. Any product that contains THC, or Cannabinoids (CBD), even in trace amounts, is considered illegal under federal law
  • Counterfeit or pirated goods or material
  • Pornographic and/or obscene material which is prohibited by law
  • Dangerous and hazardous goods, including explosives
  • List of Prohibited Live Animals that are banned from being shipped and are not accepted for transport
  • Any tobacco or vapor products or accessories of any type, with or without nicotine and flavored or non-flavored, including, without limitation, vapor products approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration.

Special Care and Restricted Items

The following commodities may be acceptable for transport by GLS with managerial pre-approval provided the shipper acknowledges and accepts GLS’ Terms of Liability.

  • Perishable items such as flowers, plants, food products, and items requiring temperature controlled environment and/or special handling, including frozen/refrigerated goods
  • This List of Accepted Live Animals may be accepted for transport unless poisonous, venomous, and/or a Threatened or Endangered Species
  • High Declared Value (HDV) items over $10,000

Terms of Liability

GLS is not liable for delay, loss, or damage to a shipment of any prohibited, perishable, hazardous, special care, or restricted items even if we provide approval for its transport. Shipper agrees to indemnify GLS for any and all costs, fees, and expenses GLS incurs as a result of the shipper's violation of any federal, state, or local laws or regulations or from tendering any prohibited item for shipment.

Any items exceeding $10,000 in value require GLS approval prior to shipping. Shipments not approved by GLS prior to shipping will result in GLS not being held responsible to pay claims for loss or damage.


Detailed Prohibited Item Guide

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