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Purolator enhances air network as demand for express shipping continues to rise
TORONTO, May 5, 2021 — Purolator today announced it is enhancing its express air network capacity through a new service agreement with Voyageur Aviation Corp, a subsidiary of Chorus Aviation Inc. (TSX: CHR) and headquartered in North Bay, Ont. Purolator can now offer more service options as its cross-border and overall business continues to grow.
Purolator calls on government to expedite vaccinations for all essential workers
TORONTO, April 20, 2021 — Purolator is asking government at all levels to prioritize COVID-19 vaccinations for drivers, sortation workers, mechanics and other key operational personnel in the courier and transportation industry, as officials consider phase 2 of the province’s vaccine roll-out strategy.
Purolator hits the road as first national courier to deploy fully electric delivery vehicles
TORONTO, March 29, 2021 — Today Purolator announced it is taking another significant step in greening its fleet with the arrival of fully electric curbside-delivery trucks in Vancouver — the first to be launched nationally by a Canadian courier company. The new 18-foot electric delivery trucks and electric–cargo bikes (e-bikes) expand Purolator’s fleet of innovative eco-friendly vehicles already in use on the streets of Montreal and Toronto.
Purolator and Michaels helping Canadians stay connected through creativity this holiday season
TORONTO, NOV. 23, 2020 — Purolator package pick-up and drop-off services are available at 135 Michaels retail stores across Canada, offering customers more convenient ways to send and receive packages, including curbside service. To celebrate the new partnership, Purolator and Michaels are also making it easier for Canadians to share moments of joy and create personalized packages for loved ones this holiday season.
This holiday season Purolator will pick up and deliver 46 million packages — an increase of almost 20 %
TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2020 — Purolator today announced multiple network investments to meet an expected 20 per cent jump in peak-season demand compared to 2019. These include a significant increase in customer access points through new strategic partnerships, an expansion of its fleet of Mobile Quick Stop trucks and new innovative services to enhance health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Purolator launches innovative delivery vehicles in Toronto and Montreal to improve urban centre logistics and expand zero-emission fleet
TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2020 – Today Purolator is launching innovative delivery vehicles to increase network capacity, reduce its carbon footprint and provide greater fleet flexibility in urban centres. The new fleet of vehicles offers a last-mile delivery solution to respond to the ever-increasing growth in e-commerce.
Purolator partners with Cleveland Clinic Canada to deliver world-class health expertise for customers and employees
TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2020 – Purolator has partnered with global healthcare leader Cleveland Clinic to optimize the health and safety of its employees and bolster the company’s health sector-based offerings. Through Cleveland Clinic’s Medical Director program, Purolator will have access to the local expertise of Cleveland Clinic Canada as well as clinical expertise from Cleveland Clinic’s worldwide enterprise system.
Purolator fuelling Canada’s economic rebound by creating 1,100+ new jobs
TORONTO, JUNE 30, 2020 – One year ago Purolator announced its plan to invest more than $1 billion in its five-year delivering the future growth and innovation strategy. During the past three months, the company has operated as an essential service and has been on the front lines of the dramatic change in Canada’s supply chain, meeting the critical needs of businesses and Canadians as home deliveries rose 30 per cent alongside retail e-commerce sales that surged by up to 120 per cent . In response, Purolator is creating more than 1,100 jobs and fast-forwarding five strategic priorities that are growing in importance for businesses and consumers as they adapt to the realities of COVID-19.