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Ship to Canada from overseas

Looking to expand your business to Canada? Ship with one of Canada’s most trusted networks. With streamlined shipping solutions, customs clearance expertise and the largest operating fleet of any courier in the country, we make it easy for businesses in Europe, the U.K. and Asia-Pacific to successfully deliver to Canada.

Our global network

We’ve established major trade lanes around the globe to help you expand your reach to Canadian markets with ease.

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Ship with one of the most trusted delivery service brands in Canada*

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Retail locations to service the needs of Canadians


Operating facilities (the most from coast to coast)


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Owned assets means customers enjoy more reliable deliveries

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Purolator delivers to all postal codes in Canada

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Over 60 years delivering for our customers

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National courier to deploy fully electric delivery vehicles 

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Why international shippers are choosing Canada

For businesses seeking growth, exporting to Canada provides exciting opportunities. With a population of 40 million and a thriving e-commerce market, international shipping becomes a natural progression. However, navigating free trade agreements, tariff codes, transport options and customs regulations can be complex.

That's where we step in. As your trusted shipping partner, we’ll help you take your business across borders with streamlined transport solutions.

Discover our global inbound shipping solutions

Flexible transport options

  • Ground and Express service for the most guaranteed time options for ground delivery, with 9 AM, 10:30 AM and evening services available.
  • PuroPost and PuroPost Plus is a cost-friendly choice for light weight parcels, packets and mail destined for Canada. Enjoy full tracking, all-in pricing (including brokerage) and speedy deliveries arriving within two to eight days after induction into the Canadian Postal network.
  • Shipping from the U.S. into Canada provides U.S. shippers with the flexibility to choose the right speed and service to transport shipments across the border, where it will be inducted into our Canadian delivery network.
  • Freight and logistics solutions to meet your shipping needs, whether you need to consolidate shipments or ship oversized or specialized items.

Specialized services

  • Cross-border expertise to help ensure your packages are fully compliant with Canadian shipping laws and pre-approved for clearance to minimize or even eliminate delays.
  • Fulfilment warehouse services provide international brands with the option to set up a warehouse in strategic locations, allowing for locally improved speed to Canadian markets.
  • End-to-end tracking, so you can track your shipment from the moment it gets picked up from your origin country until its end destination.
  • Reverse logistics for seamless international returns over land and sea. We also offer package free and label free returns at select retail access points.

Ship internationally to Amazon and other fulfillment warehouses  

For international sellers around the world, Purolator offers convenient delivery solutions to Fulfilled by Amazon and other Fulfilled by Warehouse distribution centres across Canada. Enjoy an unmatched level of service, whether you’re shipping from near or far.

Inbound flight or ocean freight

Your international shipment’s journey is managed by a Purolator partner or shipper.

Air arrival and induction

Air shipments are recovered by Purolator for direct induction into the Canadian network upon arrival.

Ocean arrival and induction

Customers transport their cargo from the port to their warehouse and once it arrives, Purolator picks it up and inducts it into the Canadian network.

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Your shipment gets delivered to an Amazon warehouse.

Delivering for the planet

To avoid the catastrophic impacts of climate change, we’ve adopted a 1.5° C science-based target, putting us on the path to net zero by 2050. Learn more about our commitments to sustainability.

Environmental commitments

Free trade agreements with Canada

Shipping from Europe to Canada

Shipping between Europe and Canada offers a number of benefits to businesses looking to expand their customer base and increase revenue. With the implementation of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA), businesses can enjoy the following benefits:

  • Elimination of tariffs on most goods
  • Increased access to government procurement contracts
  • Streamlined customs procedures
  • Improved protection for intellectual property rights
  • Enhanced cooperation in areas such as labour and environmental standards

Shipping from the U.K. to Canada

With the largest bilateral trading relationship in the world, shippers in the U.K. can take advantage of the many benefits of expanding into Canada, especially with the recent implementation of the Canada-UK Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA). Some of the key benefits of this agreement include:

  • Preferential tariff treatment
  • Streamlined customs procedures
  • Increased access to Canadian government procurement contracts

Shipping from Asia-Pacific to Canada

Shipping between Asia-Pacific and Canada is a great way to expand your business and reach a North American audience. The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) makes it easier and more affordable to do business between Canada and countries in Asia-Pacific. Benefits of the agreement include:

  • The elimination of tariffs on a wide range of goods and services
  • Reduced customs procedures
  • Increased access to government procurement contracts

Are you a U.S. company shipping to Canada?

Whether you’re sending a routine delivery from the U.S. to your Canadian branch or rushing a time-sensitive truckload of cargo, you’ll find shipping speeds suited to your needs

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Streamlined clearance programs for e-commerce, B2B and B2C

Shipping less than $3,300 CAD-valued goods?

Businesses with shipments valued at less than $3,300 CAD can benefit from CBSA’s Courier Low Value Shipment Program (CLVS). CLVS simplifies and expedites the clearance process for low-value shipments. It does this by allowing informal entry, streamlining processing and offering beneficial accounting procedures.

The Pre-Arrival Review System (PARS)

A little preparation can go a long way at customs thanks to the PARS. Importers or customs brokers can submit cargo information to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) for review and processing before their goods arrive in Canada. This can expedite the clearance process and reduce wait time to mere minutes.

Our strategic partners

Our global shipping partnerships help customers deliver, receive and return packages with ease.

APG eCommerce Solutions 

A leading provider of cross border e-commerce delivery solutions which provide a strategic link between Canada, Europe, the U.K. and Australia. 

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UBI Smart Parcel

Offers professional logistic solutions to global sellers and provides a strategic partnership between Canada, China and Hong Kong.

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Our channel partners

Our vast and growing channel partners include a network in their origin market and offer specific shipping products and solutions for customers in those regions.

Interested in establishing seamless trade lanes between your country and Canada? Reach out to find out how you can join our global inbound partner network.

Get in touch


Purolator has the tools and expertise to help you prepare paperwork for imports or exports to/from Canada, no matter your global origin point. Our international shipping experts will guide you to ensure your packages are fully compliant with customs shipping laws. They’ll also apply relevant clearance programs such as the CLVS program to minimize or even eliminate delays at borders. For more information, please reach out to [email protected].

We have partner shipping networks in Asia-Pacific, the U.K. and Europe. That means foreign brands can work with Purolator, a single partner, to deliver their goods to Canada. Our international shipping options include international Ground and Express, Freight Forwarding, Fulfilled by Amazon (FBA) deliveries and more. We also have experts that will help you build a customized, end-to-end solution for exports from foreign markets into Canada. For more information, please reach out to [email protected].

Canada currently has 15 Free Trade Agreements with countries in the European Union, the U.K., North America and Asia-Pacific, including Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam, the U.S., Mexico, the U.K., the Netherlands and more.

Our U.S. subsidiary, Purolator International, has 30 locations in the U.S., and offers pick-up and seamless end-to-end shipping to Canada.

Purolator ships globally to the U.S. and over 210 countries and territories worldwide.

Yes! Purolator provides end-to-end shipping solutions from China and other origin markets to Canadian FBA or third-party warehouses. For more information, please reach out to [email protected].

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