Purolator Inc.

Lighting up more faces in more places this holiday season and all year long

Lighting up more faces in more places this holiday season and all year long

Purolator – Canada’s leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider delivers the holidays to more places and people across the country

Toronto, Dec. 14, 2011 – Purolator is lighting up more faces in more places across Canada this holiday season and all year long through its network of over 1,000 locations. With December 19 expected to be the busiest shipping day of 2011, Purolator and its 11,500 teammates anticipate picking up and delivering more than 1.3 million packages.

While the holidays represent the busiest shipping season of the year, picking up packages and getting them delivered is what Purolator does all year long - paving the way with its delivery fleet of over 3,000 vehicles, 585 of which are hybrids - the largest fleet of its kind in North America.

In addition, Purolator is ready to help customers get their precious holiday shipments where they need to be across all points in Canada and abroad in a hassle and stress-free way. To ensure timely delivery by December 25, Canadian and international shipments must be tendered to Purolator by the dates listed below. Customers should also verify transit days and times at purolator.com using the following link: https://eshiponline.purolator.com/ShipOnline/shipment/Estimate.aspx

Purolator also offers helpful tips on holiday shipping, including important packaging instructions, guidelines, geographic restrictions and terms and conditions of service. This information can be found at www.purolator.com/holiday/tips.html. Customers should review these tips to ensure their holiday shipping experience is as merry as possible.

Finally, for those needing a little extra help preparing their holiday shipments, Purolator’s nearly 1,000 retail locations and shipping agents, conveniently located across Canada, are always stocked with fast and friendly service.

Important send-by dates* for Purolator deliveries before the holidays

Canada (delivered next day where available) Dec. 22
United States (delivered next day where available) Dec. 22

United States (delivered via Purolator Ground®)

Dec. 14 – 20
Western Europe and United Kingdom Dec. 20
Eastern Europe Dec. 16
Africa Dec. 16
Middle East Dec. 16
Australia Dec. 20
Caribbean and Mexico Dec. 19
South and Central America Dec. 19
Far East Dec. 19
South Asia Dec. 16


About Purolator
Purolator is Canada’s leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider. Celebrating 50 years of delivering Canada, the company continues to expand its reach to more people, more businesses and more places across the country and around the world. Purolator is proud of its Canadian heritage and is positioning itself for future growth and success. As the recent recipient of the Logistics Quarterly Third-Party Logistics Sustainability Award, Purolator is growing globally in a sustainable manner while contributing to the well-being of the communities where its over 11,500 teammates live, work and play.

Whether it’s reducing Purolator’s carbon footprint through its remarkable fleet of 585 hybrid electric vehicles or alleviating hunger in Canadian communities through the Purolator Tackle Hunger™ program, Purolator does more than just deliver packages – it connects communities.

For more information, please contact:

Megan Ramsay
Hill & Knowlton
(416) 413-4602

Karen White
Director, Corporate Communications
(905) 712-1084 ext. 23241


*Shipments tendered to Purolator by the listed dates will be scheduled for delivery by December 23, 2011, where service is available. Where Saturday service is available and such service is selected by the customer, delivery will be by December 24, 2011; note that a $23 additional fee applies when Saturday service is chosen. Purolator’s standard terms, conditions and geographic restrictions apply to scheduled delivery times. See Purolator’s Terms and Conditions of Service at purolator.com for details including Purolator’s delivery guarantees.


Published: December 14, 2011