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Shipping Dangerous Goods

Purolator is the leading Canadian carrier of dangerous goods via both air and ground, with an exemplary safety and compliance record.

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Mission Critical

Our fastest shipping to date offers fully flexible expedited shipping solutions, ensuring the best route is taken for your most urgent deliveries.

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Special Handling

Rest easy knowing we can handle most of the items you need to ship even if they don't conform to regular package specifications.

Unsuitable Articles

Shipments that require Special Handling because of their shape, size, packaging, contents (pressurized, liquid, screws, fasteners, etc.), and more.

Overweight/Oversized Pieces

Special handling for pieces that exceed the standard maximum weight (more than 50 lbs.) or size (equaling or exceeding 48 inches (4 feet) in length or overall piece size of 165 inches).

Non-Packaged Articles

Items not fully encased in a suitable shipping container, such as tires, shrink-wrapped items, pails and drums, bags/totes/paper boxes with straps, and more.

Same-Day Services

Customize your same-day shipments by adding any of our specialized services.

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Second-person Assistance

Share the load. Get a second person to help with your same-day delivery.

Special Van Request

Rest easy knowing that larger vehicles are available if you need them for your same-day shipment.

After Hours

Get your shipment picked up or delivered outside of our regular Monday-Friday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. hours or on statutory holidays.

Signature Services

Get added flexibility or security with our signature options.

Signature Not Required / Origin Signature Not Required

Easily authorize shipments to be delivered without a signature whether you’re the sender or the receiver.

Chain of Signature (COS)

Securely ship controlled items that need more than one signature throughout the transportation route.

Adult Signature Required

To ensure the responsible delivery of your package, we’ll obtain an age of majority signature (based on the destination province) upon arrival.

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Returns Services

Easily create return shipping labels to manage returns efficiently.

Returns Management Service

Easily create return shipping labels without an outbound shipment. Ship online on, or use Purolator E-Ship® Web Services or Purolator E-Ship® Server to print and send to customers or to email as an attachment.

Outbound Return Service

Easily create return shipping labels to include with your shipments or to send to customers at a later date. Free of charge with online shipping on, Purolator E-Ship® Web Services or Purolator E-Ship® Server.

Pickup and Delivery Services

Customize your pickup or delivery with special services especially for shipping within Canada.

Saturday Service

Count on our Saturday Service for pickup or delivery of your shipments going to Canadian or U.S. destinations. Get guaranteed delivery by end of day Saturday for shipments picked up on Friday or guaranteed delivery by end of the specified day for shipments picked up on Saturday (Canadian destinations only).


Your customers can request to pick up their shipment at a Purolator delivery location in Canada.


We’ll pick up a non-cash payment when we deliver your shipment and then forward the payment to you. Available for in-Canada shipments with most of our Purolator E-Ship® Solutions (excluding shipping as a guest).

Purolator Rate, Zone and Service Guides

Quickly and accurately calculate your shipping costs to destinations in Canada, the U.S. and internationally.

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*Certain restrictions apply. Not applicable to all services. For full details, see Purolator Terms and Conditions of Service or call 1 888 SHIP-123.

Acceptable forms of payment are cheques, post-dated cheques, certified cheques, money orders and bank drafts. Purolator will not accept cash. Purolator makes no representation regarding the validity of the form of payment received and assumes no liability in the event the cheque, money order or bank draft is not honoured. See Purolator Terms and Conditions of Service for full details.