Drone Delivery Canada Announces Update on Successful Condor Testing

TORONTO, ON–Drone Delivery Canada Corp. has successfully completed further testing of the Condor drone at the Foremost UAS Test Range, in Foremost, Alberta, Canada. The company says the tests related to cold-weather performance, wind performance, cargo-area temperature profiles, long-duration flight testing, aircraft attitude and position controller tuning, autonomy, and autonomous …

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Canada Cartage expands holdings in fulfillment delivery operations

Canada Cartage Announces Acquisition of Stalco, e-Commerce Fulfillment, Shipping TORONTO, ON–Canada Cartage, one of the country’s largest transportation and logistics providers, has announced the acquisition of Stalco Inc., a Toronto-based, third-party logistics company specializing in fulfillment and distribution for high-velocity, e-commerce clients in Canada, the U.S. and international markets. Founded in …

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Dinner and a new suit arrive by delivery together?

Harry Rosen Partners with DoorDash to Introduce Same-Day Holiday Delivery TORONTO, ON–With the holiday countdown officially on, Harry Rosen, Canada’s leading luxury menswear retailer, announces a new partnership with last-mile logistics platform DoorDash to make this season of giving a little more convenient and a lot more joyful. While this …

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Easier Cross-Border eCommerce: PUDO, Frontier Distributing partner on 3PL

TORONTO, ON—Cross-border eCommerce, particularly returns promises to be easier as a result of a new agreement between PUDO and Frontier Distributing of Fort Erie, ON and Buffalo, NY. It will utilize Frontier’s warehouse space and customs-clearing expertise to expedite eCommerce parcel traffic, most particularly returns, crossing the Canada-U.S. border in …

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Staples Canada launches national same-day delivery with Instacart

Hundreds of amazing new products, unmatched delivery options and extended store hours round out Staples’ holiday plans RICHMOND HILL, ON–Staples Canada is “taking the stress out of gift giving” for Canadians with expert advice, extended store hours, hundreds of exclusive new products, industry-leading shipping services, curated gift guides and an …

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Purolator increases Canadian footprint to service unprecedented customer growth this holiday season and beyond

Purolator announces major expansion as the company expects to process an unprecedented 35 million packages this holiday season TORONTO, ON–With the holidays just around the corner, Purolator announced plans to step-change its network capacity, speed and consumer convenience in anticipation of its busiest week of the year, Black Friday and …

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Achieving sustainable e-commerce

By Jackie Sebesta The emerging core market of e-commerce is coming to the forefront at Lowe-Martin. We are now faced with the challenge and the often-competing priority of delivering products faster and in perfect condition, while still maintaining our commitment to protect the environment: including reducing our carbon footprint. When …

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Going the last mile (km) for customers

By Cami Zimmer According to a 2018 Retail TouchPoints study, last-mile (or kilometre) services have risen by 50% in the last 18 months, with most of the increased demand coming from the business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce segment1. This has numerous implications for both customers and brands and is changing the way …

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The Key to Fulfillment

By Greg Brown E-commerce continues to transform global retailing, and in Canada it is picking up steam. Online retail sales grew 30.6% (C$15.65 billion) in 2017: twice that of U.S. merchants1. International sales are likely an important key to this momentum. Canada’s geography also makes e-commerce a natural as much …

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Liquor & grocery delivery app Deliverr launches in Calgary

CALGARY–Deliverr.ca launches in Calgary – On August 1st, Canada’s on-demand marketplace for daily essentials – Deliverr launched its fast liquor delivery, grocery delivery & takeout delivery service to residents of Calgary. With service already in Regina, Deliverr’s latest expansion into Calgary makes it the second city to launch in. Deliverr.ca …

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