Purolator Ltd.

Facts

Description:

Canada’s leading integrated freight, parcel and logistics solutions provider.

Corporate head office:

5995 Avebury Rd.
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Ownership:

Canada Post Corporation (91%), Barry Lapointe Holdings Ltd. (7%), Other (2%)

President and C.E.O.:

Patrick Nangle

2013 revenue:

$1.6 billion

Employees:

11,599 of which more than 3,524 are couriers

Facilities:

more than 170 operations facilities

more than 125 Shipping Centres

more than 315 STAPLES® locations

more than 595 Authorized Shipping Agents
more than 250 drop boxes

more than 10 PostNet® Business Centres
2 Customer Contact Centres

Call volume:

Customer Contact Centre professionals respond to over 20,000 calls , live chats and emails a day.

Vehicles/Aircraft:

 

more than 550 hybrid-electric vehicles
more than 3,000 courier vehicles
165 medium trucks
more than 1,290 highway trailers
more than 490 tractors
23 dedicated chartered aircraft
more than 940 ground support equipment

Average number of pieces handled:

Daily: 1.4 million pieces (delivery and pickup)
Weekly: 6.9 million pieces (delivery and pickup)
Monthly: 27.7 million pieces (delivery and pickup)
Annually: 319.7 million pieces (delivery and pickup)
70 per cent of the pieces handled are manufactured goods and 30 per cent are documents

Air freight volume:

We move 432,000 pounds of air freight each night, and 108 million pounds of air freight each year

International delivery:

We provide export services from Canada servicing over 210 countries and territories worldwide

As of October 2014