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A Simple Solution for Postal Service Problems

They may trudge through snow, sleet and rain, but postal workers will not endure every obstacle so that citizens receive their mail. The nation-wide services undergo strikes and walkouts that can slow the delivery of letters and packages, sometimes forcing the entire system to come to a standstill. Find out what types of trouble can

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Reference: Parcel Size and Weight Limitations

A quick reminder of each carrier’s size and weight restrictions is found below.  Please bookmark this blog posting for reference should you require a quick reference guide when shipping: UPS UPS has established specific weight and size limits for the packages that you send with all UPS services. The restrictions below only pertain to individual

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Service Alert: Purolator Not Accepting Shipments

Purolator to suspend shipments effective March 28 pending a return to negotiations MISSISSAUGA, March 27, 2017 – Purolator is looking forward to resuming collective bargaining in light of the decision by 56 per cent of the members of Teamsters Canada to reject the company’s latest offer. The union also issued 72-hours’ notice of a possible strike,

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Canada: Costs Going Up for UPS & Purolator Additional Handling

If you happen to ship heavy and/or big things you have likely experienced special handling or additional handling fees in the past.  Moving forward for 2017 UPS and Purolator in Canada have made some changes which will likely cost shippers more. So what has changed? UPS has reduced the longest length of an item eligible

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Are You Ready For a Canada Post Strike on July 2nd?

Canada Post, the largest domestic mail delivery and ecommerce shipping provider is likely going on strike for a possible 6-8 weeks. What does that mean to you if you operate a ecommerce platform and are currently using Canada Post? Ensure that your business is ready in advance of the strike and able to operate effectively during

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