Purolator Inc.

Purolator Inc. – new name, new reach

Toronto, Mar. 1, 2011 – Delivering to more people, more places, and more postal codes in Canada; from 10 to 20 markets in the United States and growing globally. Purolator Courier Ltd is now Purolator Inc. And Purolator USA, Inc. is now Purolator International, Inc.

These new names mark the evolution of Purolator from a courier company to a comprehensive logistics service provider focused on delivering Canada fully and sustainably. Purolator is now positioned to leverage the full range of its multi-modal capabilities, satisfying a broader range of customer needs in a sustainable manner contributing to the well-being of the communities in which we live, work and operate.  

“We’re proud of our Canadian heritage and of the company we’ve built”, said Tom Schmitt, President and CEO of Purolator. “Purolator is Canada’s largest logistics company and our current selection of services covers more than our legal name embodied. In addition to offering best-in-class courier services in Canada, our team of more than 11,300 dedicated teammates offers a broad range of logistical services tailored to our customers’ business and personal needs. Purolator Inc. and its subsidiary Purolator International, Inc. are a reflection of this reality.”

From automated solutions to 24 hour pick up and delivery, Purolator provides customers with the services and customized solutions required to get their parcel and freight shipments across town or around the world. Purolator uses Canada's largest dedicated air express fleet and has an extensive service network, with over 120 operations locations, more than 140 Shipping Centres, more than 550 authorized Shipping Agents and more than 350 drop boxes, handling close to 1.1 million pieces daily.

Purolator International specializes in forwarding and delivering the products of companies based outside Canada to, from, and within the Canadian market.

“We’re proud of the company we’ve built over 50 years”, Mr. Schmitt added. “But most of all, we’re proud of our people, our Purolator teammates. It is their talent and commitment that have made us one of this country’s most respected companies and admired corporate cultures. And it is our people who will propel our success for the next 50 years.”

Published: February 28, 2011
Topics: Corporate