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How to deal with the dreaded RFP when trucking

October 17, 2019 by John Smith

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Carriers hate’em. Shippers say, gotta have’em. The dreaded request for proposal (RFP) was again a hot topic of debate at this year’s Surface Transportation Summit, held Oct. 16 at the International Centre.

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The Top 100: Ranking Canada’s largest for-hire fleets

March 2, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. – The Today’s Trucking Top 100 has become the definitive ranking of for-hire fleet sizes in Canada, offering insights into those who are adding or retracting available capacity. And the 2018 edition has been released. Rankings are based on a sum of supplied truck, tractor, and trailer counts (shown at the bottom of each listing)

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Purolator, Teamsters avoid strike

March 29, 2017 by John Smith

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Purolator has reached a tentative agreement with Teamsters Canada, avoiding a strike that led the courier to temporarily stop accepting packages on March 28. It now returns to normal operations.

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Purolator stops accepting packages, prepares for strike

March 28, 2017 by John Smith

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Purolator has stopped accepting shipments as it prepares for a potential strike by Teamsters Canada.

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PuroPost guarantees 2-5 day deliveries

February 21, 2017 by John Smith

JERICHO, NY – Purolator International’s ecommerce shipping solution, PuroPost, will now offer guaranteed delivery in two to five days to any residential address in Canada with the introduction of PuroPost Plus.

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Purolator driver narrowly escapes electrocution in NB

September 9, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

SAINT JOHN, NB – A New Brunswick driver is lucky to be alive after his trailer snagged on low-hanging wires Thursday, bringing down a flurry of live wires from a hydro pole on top of his Purolator transport truck, reports CBC News New Brunswick.

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Purolator honors Ayr, Seaboard

August 3, 2016 by John Smith

TORONTO, ON – Purolator has named recipients of its 2015 Carrier of the Year Award, with Ayr Motor Express named Long Haul Carrier of the Year, and Seaboard Transport named Short Haul Carrier of the Year. It’s the second consecutive win for Ayr Motor Express.

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Purolator Names Its Top Carriers

July 9, 2015 by sehui

TORONTO — Trucking and courier services provider Purolator Inc. has named the recipients of its 2014 Carrier of the Year Awards.

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The Green Mile: Purolator unveils first fully electric truck

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — The future of parcel delivery is here. After more than seven years of collaboration and development, Purolator has rolled out Canada’s first-ever, fully electric, zero-emissions curbside urban vehicle.

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The Green Mile: Purolator unveils first fully electric truck

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — The future of parcel delivery is here. After more than seven years of collaboration and development, Purolator has rolled out Canada’s first-ever, fully electric, zero-emissions curbside urban vehicle.