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October 14, 2015

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Canada Post launches Delivered Tonight™ in Montreal

October 14, 2015

Posted in News Releases

With Delivered Tonight, select merchants offer customers the option to have online purchases in hand within hours of placing order

MONTREAL (Que.) – Canada Post today officially launched Delivered Tonight™ in Montreal, the third major city in Canada where customers can have their purchases delivered within hours of placing their online order.

Customers of fashion retailers Frank & Oak and SSENSE as well as Eros et compagnie can place an online order by early afternoon, and Canada Post will deliver the items to their home between 5:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. The same-day delivery service has been operating in the Greater Toronto Area since 2013, and in Vancouver since last year. Expanding to Montreal opens up the service to an additional 2.2 million people, growing the total number to about 8.5 million people.

“As the company that delivers two out of three parcels ordered online, we want to continue to introduce services that offer consumers the control and convenience they want in their delivery experience,” says René Desmarais, Senior Vice-President, Parcels at Canada Post. “We learned a lot from our experiences in Toronto and Vancouver, and we’re looking forward to bringing more merchants on board in Montreal.”

Delivered Tonight is another example of how retailing and Canada Post’s delivery options are changing rapidly in response to growing consumer demand. In May 2015, Canada Post launched another innovative service, FlexDeliveryTM, which allows customers to direct their online orders to a post office near their workplace, their child’s caregiver, their cottage or a travel destination (or all of the above).

About Canada Post

Canada Post is the country’s leading provider of electronic commerce and customer communication solutions. It reaches 15.7 million addresses, operates the country’s largest retail network, and offers affordable and reliable service with convenient pickup and return options for online shoppers. Together, Canada Post, Purolator Inc. and SCI Logistics offer market-leading end-to-end solutions for e-commerce shippers by leveraging the assets and expertise of the Canada Post Group of Companies.

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