Purolator Inc.

Purolator E-Ship® Certified Providers

A number of commercial software companies have successfully integrated the ability to ship with us, providing you with many options in accessing our products and services. Shipping solutions developed by our commercial providers are based on Purolator’s specifications, and are designed to provide you with a suite of transportation and distribution services to help meet the needs of your business.

Benefits of using solution from a Purolator E-Ship Certified Provider include:

  • Processing shipments from multiple carriers on a single system, including truckload and less-than-truckload
  • Managing all transportation expenditures from a single system
  • Improving workflow and shipment accuracy by reducing manual processes such as duplicate data entry
  • Integrating seamlessly with host systems to automate data transfer
  • Customizing user interfaces and workflows to meet your specific needs

Features and Functionality

If you are considering an automated shipping system, choosing a solution certified by the Purolator E-Ship® Certification Program allows you to take advantage of our suite of distribution services, without compromising the speed and efficiency that you rely on with us.

The Purolator E-Ship Certification Program ensures that the solution provider has met our standards for product selection, rating, labelling, manifesting and reporting. By selecting a shipping solution that is in compliance with the requirements of our Purolator E-Ship Certification Program you can be assured that it accurately represents our products and services.

Below is a list of certified commercial providers. Please contact our commercial providers directly to determine the shipping solution that best meets your needs.

Company Name Product Name Product Version Certification Date Certification Specifications Version Service Offered and supported to date Planned Compliance Date for Version 9.3.0*
ConnectShip® Inc. Progistics™ 6.5 07/26/2016

9.1.2

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BlueJay Solutions Kewill Flagship 7.0 04/07/2016

9.1.2

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ProShip, Inc.
ProShip® 3.16 03/11/2016

9.1.2

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CanLogix Inc. Clippership 1.2.00 11/10/2015

9.1.2

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2Ship Solutions Inc 2Ship 4.1 05/19/2017

9.1.2

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Creative Logistics Solutions, Inc. InfoShip 3.0.0.13273 06/31/2016

9.1.2

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ADSI Ship-IT 4.x; 5.x; 6.x 12/13/2016

9.1.2

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Descartes Systems Group Descartes Order Express ShipAPI 1.0.912 07/07/2017

9.1.2

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CMS GlobalSoft CMS WorldLink 16.4 12/31/2016

9.1.2

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Precision Software PRECISION V17 07/06/2017

9.1.2

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Pitney Bowes Canada SendSuite Live 6.15.00 12/31/2016

9.1.2

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Agile Network AgileElite 7.14 12/31/2016

9.1.2

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TECSYS Inc. EliteSeries TMS 9.4.2 12/31/2016

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SCT Software  SCT XPS 9.2.1412 12/31/2016

9.1.2

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UFMS Inc. UFMS v16.07.07 07/18/2017

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Varsity Logistics Inc.  Varsity ShipSoft 3.50  04/13/2017

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* The planned compliance date is only an estimate and is subject to change at any time. Service options supported with update to upcoming version includes Express Noon and Special Handling Categories.

Technical Specifications

Technical specifications vary by solution provider. Please contact our commercial providers directly for more details.

Purolator Carrier Compliance Specifications

The Carrier Compliance Specifications (CCS) document describes Purolator`s business rules, system requirements and processes required to successfully implement a Purolator shipping solution. Each major version of the specifications requires a new version of Data File Distribution (DFD). Medium and Low complexity changes are introduced within the current version of Data File Distribution. Purolator is committed to continually improving its IT infrastructure to better serve our customers, as such changes to these specifications can be introduced yearly.

Listed below are the most recent versions of the specifications along with retirement dates of older versions. With the retirement of a version, Purolator will no longer support the versions data file distribution and new implementations of these versions.

Carrier Compliance Specifications Version Data File Distribution Version Release Date Retirement Date   Version Description
5.4.0 (Legacy) NA (Legacy) 2000 12/31/2016 Purolator suite of products and services
6.6.1 700 02/08/2009 12/31/2016 Introducing Purolator’s enhanced suite of products and services (SAP Migration)
8.5.0 800 02/23/2010 12/31/2017 Introducing Evening and Box Products, US & International premium products and Advance Shipment Notification
8.7.0 800 02/28/2011 12/31/2017 Introducing Ground 9AM and Ground 10:30AM products
9.0.0 900 06/11/2013   Introducing Purolator International & Proactive Notification
9.1.2 900 05/29/2015   Introducing the Enriched Label
9.3.0 900 06/05/2017   Introducing Express Noon Products, and enhancements to DG & SHS (effective January, 2018)

For an overview of Purolator’s customer responsibility to keep the shipping system up-to-date, please refer to the following sections in Purolator’s Terms and Conditions of Service: Customer’s Own Automated Shipping Systems, Labels, Bar Codes and Bills of Lading.

For further information, please forward your inquiries to 3rdpartysystems@purolator.com or call our Technical Support Service Desk at 1 800 459-5599 and one of our technical support representatives will be happy to assist you.