“The ‘Amazon effect’ and customer expectations of quick delivery has many retailers looking more closely at their shipping strategy," said Costanzo.
Jericho, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2017
Purolator International, the leading provider of cross-border logistics, has introduced a new, faster service for its ecommerce shipping solution PuroPost®. PuroPost Plus® offers guaranteed delivery in 2-5 days to any residential address in Canada.
“PuroPost has been a great success for our business, with B2C commerce making up nearly half of our current shipments,” said John Costanzo, President, Purolator International. “Since we launched PuroPost in 2013, many customers have asked for a ‘rush’ option. We’re proud to now deliver a solution to address that need, offering even faster delivery for consumers in Canada.”
PuroPost and PuroPost Plus both offer economical international shipping solutions with the industry’s broadest reach into Canada, including P.O. boxes, community mailboxes, parcel lockers, and remote and rural location at no extra charge. All packages are pre-cleared for entry into Canada, with taxes and duties paid upfront (delivery duties paid or DDP), and are hand delivered through the Canada Post postal network.
PuroPost Plus can be offered as a shipping option for retail shoppers who may choose to spend a little more on shipping an item that is needed quickly. Retailers can also choose to deploy PuroPost Plus when needed to ensure shipments are delivered in a timely manner in order to maintain the service level the end customer expects, such as during peak shipment seasons or during inclement weather.
“The ‘Amazon effect’ and customer expectations of quick delivery has many retailers looking more closely at their shipping strategy. Many customers will find PuroPost and PuroPost Plus a highly-competitive and affordable offering to help them compete in today’s ecommerce market,” said Costanzo.
Purolator International ensures customers maximize their use of PuroPost to be a highly cost effective cross border delivery solution. Every customer has a dedicated client relationship representative to support the partnership, including the scheduling of pickups, parcel inquiries, re-ships, returns, and much more.
PuroPost solutions also help enhance the end customer experience with end-to-end tracking and visibility from pickup in the U.S. until end delivery, through Purolator International’s proprietary 24/7 real-time tracking system.
Purolator International offers a wide range of time-sensitive delivery options. In addition to PuroPost for business to consumer shipments, Purolator International offers a best-in-class express courier service with guaranteed 1-3 day delivery. For more information about these solutions, please visit: http://www.purolatorinternational.com/puropost and http://www.purolatorinternational.com/puroexpress.
About Purolator International
Purolator International is a subsidiary of Purolator Inc., Canada’s largest integrated freight, parcel and logistics solutions provider. Purolator International specializes in the air and surface forwarding of Express, Freight and Parcel shipments, customs brokerage, and fulfillment and delivery services to, from and within North America. Purolator International has received numerous industry awards for its superior service and innovative solutions, including “100 Great Supply Chain Projects” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, “Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners” by Supply Chain Brain magazine, “Top 100 3PL Providers” by Inbound Logistics, and Logistics Management’s “Quest for Quality Award.” In addition to facilities throughout New York, Purolator International has locations in key U.S. markets including Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Nashville, Newark, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Raleigh/Durham, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Saint Louis.
For more information about Purolator International, visit http://www.purolatorinternational.com
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