PuroPost guarantees 2-5 day deliveries

JERICHO, NY – Purolator International’s ecommerce shipping solution, PuroPost, will now offer guaranteed delivery in two to five days to any residential address in Canada with the introduction of PuroPost Plus.

“PuroPost has been a great success for our business, with B2C commerce making up nearly half of our current shipments,” says John Costanzo, president of Purolator International. “Since we launched PuroPost in 2013, many customers have asked for a ‘rush’ option. We’re proud to now deliver a solution to address that need, offering even faster delivery for consumers in Canada.”

Offering economical international shipping solutions, PuroPost and PuroPost Plus supply delivery service to P.O. boxes, community mailboxes parcel lockers, and remote and rural location at no extra cost. Packages are hand delivered through the Canada Post postal network and are pre-cleared for entry into Canada, with and taxes and duties paid ahead of time.

Retail shoppers who are willing to spend a little extra to get their product quicker will be able to select PuroPost Plus as a shipping option by retailers that offer the service. In addition, retailers may utilize the service in order to guarantee shipments are delivered on time to maintain a level of service their customers expect, particularly during peak shipment seasons and during bad weather.

“The ‘Amazon effect’ and customer expectations of quick delivery has many retailers looking more closely at their shipping strategy. Many customers will find PuroPost and PuroPost Plus a highly-competitive and affordable offering to help them compete in today’s ecommerce market,” says Costanzo.

John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking, trucknews.com, TruckTech, Transport Routier, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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