Canada Post gears up for record-breaking holiday season

nline shoppers rewrite the rules of holiday delivery

Ottawa (ON) – With more Canadians doing their holiday shopping online, parcel volumes have begun to soar, setting up what is expected to be a record-breaking season. As Canada Post delivers two out of three parcels ordered online, it has significantly boosted its seasonal resources and revamped its operations to ensure that retailers can meet customer expectations, and that gift-givers across the country receive their orders on time.

Holiday preparations include:

Weekend deliveries

  • Starting November 2, Canada Post will be delivering parcels on weekends, which translates into approximately 200,000 delivery hours across Canada over the holiday period.
  • Also beginning on November 2, parcel and mail processing will operate 24/7 inside its major facilities.

Read more:

See Also