We offer a wide range of shipping tools designed to help you every step of the way. Discover which shipping system is right for you based on the needs of your business.
Purolator E-Ship Online (ESO) is a fully-featured, web-based shipping system designed to provide the most common features needed in the most demanding shipping environments.
ESO automates many of the steps required to create, send, and manage multiple shipments, and helps to improve the accuracy and visibility of your shipments as they travel through our network. It enables you to be more productive by helping you save time and effort. And best of all, it’s available online anytime, anywhere with Internet access.
You have the ability to setup your own preferences, manage your shipping requirements online in a few easy steps: Create a shipment, schedule a pickup up to 10 days in advance, choose packaging type and delivery options from a dynamic list of what is specifically available from your location, and get an account-based estimate of your shipping costs in seconds.
Easy to use
You can view your most recent shipments and pickups at a glance on one screen after you login. ESO auto-populates address fields and customs documentation, which helps you save time, eliminates errors, and generates customized reports on your online shipping activity and history.
Enhanced shipment visibility
View precisely where your package is throughout our network by tracking your shipment in real-time, from the moment it is picked up until it is in your customer’s hands. Using our Proactive Notification feature, you can receive an e-mail notification and also notify up to four recipients by e-mail when a shipment has been created; when a delivery is completed; and when a scheduled delivery time has changed.
ESO offers a variety of functionality that enables you to effectively manage your shipping activity and helps speed up the process of recurring tasks.
Ready to get started?
To access Purolator E-Ship Online, register today and start shipping. You can register for online shipping and also open a Purolator Business Account at the same time. Register and start shipping.
You can also view our how-to videos that will walk you through some of our online tools:
Purolator E-Ship Server (ESS) is designed to help you manage the scope and complexity of your logistics requirements more efficiently within a traditional warehouse environment or high traffic mailroom.
What is ESS
ESS is a stand-alone shipping system that thrives in a warehouse-shipping environment where fast transaction speed is crucial. Beyond the ability to integrate a vast array of peripherals, it is also a fully deployed web server running our shipping software. ESS is capable to integrate within your network and enable your employees to access the service right from their desks.
What you’ll receive
We provide you with complimentary software and hardware, including a PC, monitor, keyboard, thermal printer and electronic scale. We also provide you with the support you need to integrate ESS with your existing systems, and to help you maximize the time and cost advantages you can achieve with ESS.
Functionality at a glance:
Find out more about the advantages of ESS and its advanced capabilities that can help streamline processes in your mailroom, order desk or shipping department.
For more information regarding our qualification criteria, please contact your Account Executive or call our Technical Support Service Desk at 1 800 459-5599.
Purolator E-Ship® Certification Program
Shipping solutions developed by our commercial providers are based on Purolator’s specifications, and are designed to provide you with a suite of transportation and distribution services to help meet the needs of your business.
Benefits of using solution from a Purolator E-Ship Certified Provider include:
Features and Functionality
If you are considering an automated shipping system, choosing a solution certified by the Purolator E-Ship® Certification Program allows you to take advantage of our suite of distribution services, without compromising the speed and efficiency that you rely on with us.
The Purolator E-Ship Certification Program ensures that the solution provider has met our standards for product selection, rating, labelling, manifesting and reporting. By selecting a shipping solution that is in compliance with the requirements of our Purolator E-Ship Certification Program you can be assured that it accurately represents our products and services.
Below is a list of certified commercial providers. Please contact our commercial providers directly to determine the shipping solution that best meets your needs.
|Company Name||Product Name||Product Version||Certification Date||Certification Specifications Version||Service Offered and supported to date|
|2Ship Solutions Inc||2Ship||4.3.2||01/18/2018||9.3.0||Comparison Chart|
|Logistyx Technologies Inc.||Ship-IT***||4.x; 5.x; 6.x||05/03/2018||9.3.0||Comparison Chart|
|Logistyx Technologies Inc.||Transportation Management Execution (TME)**||7.14||12/31/2016||9.1.2||Comparison Chart|
|BluJay Solutions||Flagship™||18.1||03/18/2018||9.3.0||Comparison Chart|
|Logistyx Technologies Inc.||Clippership||22.214.171.124||01/31/2018||9.3.0||Comparison Chart|
|CMS GlobalSoft||CMS WorldLink||v18||09/24/2018||9.3.0||Comparison Chart|
|ConnectShip® Inc.||Progistics™||6.5, Update O||05/03/2018||9.3.0||Comparison Chart|
|Creative Logistics Solutions, Inc.||InfoShip||vx 2.00||03/05/2018||9.3.0||Comparison Chart|
|Descartes Systems Group||Descartes Order Express ShipAPI||1.0.912||07/07/2017||9.1.2||Comparison Chart|
|Pitney Bowes Canada||SendSuite Live||6.15.00||12/31/2016||9.1.2||Comparison Chart|
|Precision Software||PRECISION||V18||03/05/2018||9.3.0||Comparison Chart|
|SCT Software||SCT XPS||9.2.1412||05/03/2018||9.3.0||Comparison Chart|
|TECSYS Inc.||EliteSeries TMS||9.7.0||11/09/2018||9.3.0||Comparison Chart|
|ShippingHub Corporate||UFMS||v16.12.21||01/29/2018||9.3.0||Comparison Chart|
|Varsity Logistics Inc.||Varsity ShipSoft||3.50||12/27/2017||9.3.0||Comparison Chart|
** Formerly known as AgileElite.
*** Formerly known as ADSI.
Technical specifications vary by solution provider. Please contact our commercial providers directly for more details.
Purolator Carrier Compliance Specifications
The Carrier Compliance Specifications (CCS) document describes Purolator`s business rules, system requirements and processes required to successfully implement a Purolator shipping solution. Each major version of the specifications requires a new version of Data File Distribution (DFD). Medium and Low complexity changes are introduced within the current version of Data File Distribution. Purolator is committed to continually improving its IT infrastructure to better serve our customers, as such changes to these specifications can be introduced yearly.
Listed below are the most recent versions of the specifications along with retirement dates of older versions. With the retirement of a version, Purolator will no longer support the versions data file distribution and new implementations of these versions.
|Carrier Compliance Specifications Version||Data File Distribution Version||Release Date||Retirement Date||Version Description|
|5.4.0 (Legacy)||NA (Legacy)||2000||12/31/2016||Purolator suite of products and services|
|6.6.1||700||02/08/2009||12/31/2016||Introducing Purolator’s enhanced suite of products and services (SAP Migration)|
|8.5.0||800||02/23/2010||12/31/2017||Introducing Evening and Box Products, US & International premium products and Advance Shipment Notification|
|8.7.0||800||02/28/2011||12/31/2017||Introducing Ground 9AM and Ground 10:30AM products|
|9.0.0||900||06/11/2013||10/31/2019||Introducing Purolator International & Proactive Notification|
|9.1.2||900||05/29/2015||10/31/2019||Introducing the Enriched Label|
|9.3.0||900||06/05/2017||Introducing Express Noon Products, and enhancements to DG & SHS (effective January, 2018)|
|9.4.0||900||04/28/2019||Introducing QuickShip Products|
For an overview of Purolator’s customer responsibility to keep the shipping system up-to-date, please refer to the following sections in Purolator’s Terms and Conditions of Service: Customer’s Own Automated Shipping Systems, Labels, Bar Codes and Bills of Lading.
If you require assistance, call our Technical Support Service Desk at 1 800 459-5599 and one of our technical support representatives will be happy to assist you.