TORONTO, NOV. 12, 2019 – With the holidays just around the corner, Purolator announced plans to step-change its network capacity, speed and consumer convenience in anticipation of its busiest week of the year, Black Friday and the week of Cyber Monday, and to prepare for future growth.
Purolator’s President and CEO, John Ferguson, joined Toronto Mayor John Tory to officially open Purolator’s new Toronto terminal, which services the GTA, Canada’s fastest growing region.
“We are making generational investments today to revolutionize the customer experience of tomorrow,” said Ferguson. “These investments are a direct reflection of our commitment to support businesses and consumers through dynamic market changes and meet their evolving expectations in a hyper-connected world. Our growth plan will position Purolator extremely well to meet historic volume levels and support even more businesses shipping to, from and within Canada over the long term.”
“Purolator is Canada’s leading transportation company and I’m so pleased they are investing and expanding in Toronto, where their roots began almost 60 years ago. These investments will create and sustain jobs, growth and innovation that will fuel the future competitiveness of our city. Their network expansion plans will make it easier for businesses and consumers to connect in an e-commerce driven world and provide even more speed, convenience and sustainability for people shipping goods to, from and within Toronto,” said Mayor John Tory. The announcement is part of the company’s $1B Delivering the Future growth and innovation plan, which includes investments in network and fleet expansion, job creation and an unprecedented increase in consumer access points:
For more information on Purolator’s investment plans, please view the company's Delivering the Future investment page.
Purolator Inc. is Canada’s leading integrated freight, package and logistics solutions provider. Celebrating almost 60 years of delivering its customers’ promises, 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 employees live, work and play.
Dave Bauer, Head of Corporate Communications, Purolator