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Your vital shipments call for a premium courier service with experience handling sensitive healthcare shipments.

Medical device and diagnostic delivery

From a product’s manufacturer to its final destination, gain peace of mind that our flexible, safe and secure shipping solutions can offer superior healthcare solutions.

  • Ensure time and temperature-sensitive healthcare supplies arrive intact.
  • Guarantee that medical supplies can arrive in time for early morning surgeries to evening procedures.

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Mission Critical

Expedite urgent medical supplies with Purolator's Mission Critical service and rest assured that your delivery will reach its destination anywhere, anytime, every time.

  • Best-in-class tracking visibility and route optimization.
  • 24/7 access to delivery specialists to ensure your urgent delivery arrives on time.

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Healthcare solutions by industry

From doctor’s offices to patient homes, deliver your critical and sensitive medical supplies to even the most remote regions.

Medical devices

Select from a wide range of reliable shipping solutions to deliver your medical devices to hospitals, clinics and patients across the country.

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Medical devices

With an extensive network, minimal hand-offs and flexible delivery options, your healthcare product deliveries are conducted with the utmost care, precision and adherence to GMP/GUI0069 requirements.


Purolator Express®  Next Day guaranteed service includes early morning delivery options to ensure your packages arrive on time, crucial for on-demand surgery and hospitals in urgent need of supplies*.

Complete Visibility

Track your shipments online every step of the way, from pick-up to delivery, to monitor the location of your medical supplies.

Services for Healthcare

Purolator offers a variety of specialized healthcare solutions to meet the highly regulated demands of the healthcare industry.

Time-Definite Services

Whether it’s 9AM or 9PM, we provide a variety of time-definite delivery options, with comprehensive tracking for your most critical and sensitive packages to accommodate around-the-clock care.

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Chain of Signature

Enhance delivery security with our Chain of Signature service which provides monitored transportation for packages that require multiple signatures throughout the transportation route.

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Mobile App tracking

Monitor pickups and shipments and receive real-time status updates from the convenience of your mobile device.

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Dangerous Goods

Rest assured that your dangerous goods will be safely delivered following Purolator’s strict set of protocols and procedures meticulously designed to prevent damage and attrition.

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Special Handling

For items that don’t conform to regular package specifications, we provide the same thorough care and secure transportation and can also inspect, install and configure your products.

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Inside Deliveries

From hospital wings to surgical centres, we can accommodate inside deliveries for your convenience.

Digital Healthcare Indicator

Medical shipments can be easily identified within the network when they are scanned. This visual and digital aid helps keep healthcare shipments quickly moving through the network, including first-unload at terminals and priority sequencing on driver handhelds.

Last-Mile Service

Have peace of mind that your medical supplies will arrive quickly and in original condition thanks to minimal hand-offs with premium last-mile services.

Adult Signature Required

To ensure the safe delivery of your package, we’ll obtain an adult’s signature upon arrival if required.

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Returns Services

Create return shipping labels to manage returns efficiently.

Returns Management Service

Easily create return shipping labels to include with your shipments or to send to customers at a later date.

Free of charge with online shipping on, Purolator E-Ship® Web Services or Purolator E-Ship® Server.

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Learn how to properly package your healthcare shipments

See our infographic on how to safely package your items or learn how to securely package specialty healthcare items.

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Discover how the fastest shipping solution helped Switch Health deliver 1 million test kits

Watch our video to learn how Switch Health delivered 1 million test kits with Purolator’s Mission Critical service.

Marc Thomson - Co-founder of Switch Health

Purolator was able to instill confidence that it had logistics insights that no other multinational company would have. Those almost esoteric insights about the local Canadian market made Purolator an obvious choice for us to take on board.

Ready to take the next step?

Our health care and logistics experts are ready to answer your questions and help you create your solution for success.

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* Certain terms, conditions and geographic restrictions apply (including point of origin and destination guarantee restrictions and money-back guarantee restrictions). In most cases, end of day means 9 p.m. See Purolator Terms and Conditions of Service for full details.

† Service offerings are governed by the Purolator Terms and Conditions of Service.