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Purolator announces acquisition of Williams PharmaLogistics Inc.

Gains new capabilities with acquisition of temperature controlled, door-to-door network serving the healthcare industry

December 6, 2023

MISSISSAUGA, Ont., Dec. 6, 2023 — Purolator announced today it has acquired Montreal-based, Williams PharmaLogistics which operates a temperature-controlled, door-to-door network serving the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.

“Our investment in Williams PharmaLogistics is a significant step forward in Purolator’s ongoing commitment to support one of the fastest-growing segments in the healthcare transportation industry today,” said John Ferguson, Purolator President and CEO. “Strategically, our two companies share a common vision for delivering industry-leading, high-quality service, supported by innovative transportation solutions and exceptional customer experience. We are equally focused on making positive contributions in the communities we serve".

Williams PharmaLogistics will operate independently, as a wholly owned subsidiary of Purolator with its current leadership managing its day-to-day operations.

This strategic investment aligns with Purolator’s vision to make Canada stronger and make a difference in Canada’s growing healthcare market, while offering more choices and greater flexibility to current and future customers. The acquisition provides Purolator with new capabilities and increased depth to meet customers’ needs for healthcare transportation, now and in the future.

About Purolator 
Purolator Inc. is a leading integrated freight, package and logistics solutions provider. Celebrating over 60 years of delivering its customers’ promises, Purolator continues to expand its reach and renowned service levels and reliability to more people, more businesses and more places across the country and around the world. Purolator is proud of its Canadian heritage and is focused on sustainably positioning itself for future growth and success. Purolator is also committed to contributing to the well-being of the communities it serves and where more than 14,000 of its employees live, work and play.

About Williams PharmaLogistics 
Headquartered in Lachine, Quebec, Williams PharmaLogistics is a leading healthcare transportation solutions provider with expertise in temperature-controlled services to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. With an extensive temperature-controlled, door-to-door network throughout Quebec and Ontario, it offers a range of last-mile delivery services, including courier, LTL (less than truckload), TL – Dedication, COS, and Ambient/Cold Chain/Heated. primarily delivers to distributors, pharmacies, clinics, hospitals, doctors, and patients.

Media contact 
Courtney Reistetter 
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications 
416 407-5424 
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