Vancouver, BC, June 14, 2013 – Purolator Inc. is pleased to announce that its terminal in Prince George, BC, has moved into a larger facility at 1631 1st Avenue, to cater to growing business demand for its services in Western Canada.
The new 4.33 acre property is more than twice the size of its previous location at 429 MacAloney Crescent and includes a newly renovated 10,480 square foot space for office use and a cross-dock facility with 27 dock doors.
The Prince George location is the main shipping hub for northern British Columbia. The new facility is equipped with a higher-capacity material handling system and larger warehouse space to provide an additional 35 per cent in increased express and less-than-truckload shipping capabilities in northern British Columbia.
“The Prince George location is our gateway to the north and all communities along the way,” said Paul Merrick, Purolator’s General Manager, Operations, in Western Canada. “Purolator will benefit from the increased shipping capacities and the opportunities to grow our business further in Western Canada.”
Ranked one of the top 25 brands among Canadian consumers since 2011, Purolator is Canada’s leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider. Celebrating over 50 years of delivering Canada on time, 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 12,000 of its teammates live, work and play
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