TORONTO (November 4, 2010) – Purolator is pleased to announce the opening of a new facility in Lloydminster, Alberta. The 3,712-square-feet facility opened on November 1 and will primarily serve the Lloydminster area. It replaces an existing Purolator terminal and includes additional capacity, an upgraded sortation system and new Shipping Centre.
“The increased capacity, paired with further operational efficiencies, will allow for significant volume growth in the Lloydminster market,” said Stephen Thomas, Director, Operations Pacific Division.
The new terminal is located on the south side of 51st Street and 51st Avenue in Lloydminster. The Shipping Centre is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 5 PM.
Purolator, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, is proud of its Canadian heritage. As Canada’s largest express delivery company and one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate CulturesTM, Purolator is committed to its customers and over 11,300 employees. Purolator offers its customers an extensive service network, comprised of an air network of 12 aircraft, over 4,000 ground vehicles, over 120 operations locations, over 140 Shipping Centres, over 550 Authorized Shipping Agents and more than 350 drop boxes.
Purolator has also implemented a company-wide Quality Leadership Process that provides the necessary framework for continuous improvement and operational excellence. As part of its commitment to helping alleviate hunger, Purolator works closely with Food Banks Canada. Since 2003, Purolator has helped collect more than three million pounds of food for local food banks across Canada. For more company information, please visit www.purolator.com.
For more information please contact:
Karen White, Purolator
905-712-1084, ext. 23241