Gebrüder Weiss Express expands

Cross-border e-commerce joint venture, Gebrüder Weiss Express China, is preparing to deliver a service volume of 25 million parcels this year.

After focusing on Central and Eastern European countries in the early years, Gebrüder Weiss Express now offers last-mile-delivery services in the whole European Union, the UK, the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Israel.

In January 2022, a Guangzhou office with 23 employees opened.

Gebrüder Weiss Express was established in 2020 and developed out of the Gebrüder Weiss China e-commerce department which had been set up in 2017. The Joint Venture partner is Global Freight Systems China Ltd (GFS), a cross-border e-commerce company that was established in Guangzhou in 2004.

“We offer customs clearance and efficient, quick last-mile delivery,” said Gebrüder Weiss Express China General Manager, Stan Chen. “Existing and new partnerships with Chinese and Western e-commerce companies have enabled us to expand our service spectrum. We now cover many of the world’s biggest e-commerce markets.”

With a strong global logistics network, Gebrüder Weiss Express manages the customs clearance locally, at airports close to the destination of the parcel. In the Central and Eastern European countries, one of the last mile delivery partners is the parcel service DPD Austria, of which Gebrüder Weiss is a partner and shareholder. In all the target markets, Gebrüder Weiss Express works with local experts.

“We diversified the choice of service providers, making the overall processes more efficient and targeted to each market,” said Chen.

As for growth potential, he added: “We continue to believe in the big potential of cross-border e-commerce. This sector is growing, and we expect that the volume of parcel shipments between China and Western countries will rise in the coming years. Thanks to our global network and know-how, we can offer specialised solutions to e-commerce companies.”

In other news, Gebrüder Weiss expands in Turkey.

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