Purolator Ground vs. Express Labels

Purolator's terms and conditions have updated in reference to label issues pertaining to express packaging. Please ensure that only express labels are being placed on Purolator Express Envelopes, Paks, or Boxes. 

Customers who place GROUND labels on EXPRESS packaging will experience large adjustments to their shipment.

Please ensure all GROUND shipping labels are placed on normal envelope or box and not on an EXPRESS Envelope, pak, or box.


Purolator Ground vs. Express Labels: Which Option Suits Your Shipping Needs?

When it comes to shipping with Purolator, choosing between ground and express labels can sometimes be confusing. We understand the importance of making the right decision for your shipments, which is why we're here to provide clarity and guidance.

Understanding Purolator Ground and Express Services

Purolator offers two primary shipping options: ground and express. Each service is tailored to meet different shipping needs, whether you're prioritizing speed or cost-effectiveness.

Purolator Ground: Reliable and Cost-Efficient Shipping

Purolator Ground is an ideal choice for shipments that are less time-sensitive but still require reliable delivery. With Purolator Ground, you can benefit from:

  • Cost-Effective Rates: Save on shipping costs without sacrificing reliability.
  • Reliable Transit Times: Enjoy predictable delivery schedules to destinations across Canada and beyond.
  • Tracking and Visibility: Stay informed with real-time tracking updates on the status of your shipments.
  • Purolator Express: Fast and Efficient Delivery

For time-sensitive shipments that require quick delivery, Purolator Express is the way to go. Here's why Purolator Express stands out:

  • Rapid Delivery: Get your shipments to their destination faster with expedited transit times.
  • Priority Handling: Benefit from priority handling throughout the shipping process for added peace of mind.
  • Guaranteed Delivery Options: Choose from a range of guaranteed delivery options to meet your specific delivery requirements.

Which Option Is Right for You?

Deciding between Purolator Ground and Express labels ultimately depends on your unique shipping needs. Consider factors such as delivery timeline, budget, and the level of service required for your shipments.

  • Purolator Ground is perfect for businesses looking to save on shipping costs while still ensuring reliable delivery.
  • Purolator Express is ideal for time-sensitive shipments that require expedited delivery and priority handling.

Optimize Your Shipping Experience with ShipTime

At ShipTime, we understand the importance of efficient shipping solutions for businesses of all sizes. That's why we offer discounted rates on Purolator Ground and Express services, helping you save up to 76% compared to carrier rates.

Key Features of ShipTime:

Branded Tracking Pages: Maintain brand consistency and keep customers engaged with our branded tracking pages.

eCommerce Integration: Seamlessly integrate ShipTime with popular eCommerce platforms for streamlined shipping management.

ShipTime Insurance: Enjoy savings of up to 50% on insurance coverage for added peace of mind.

Heroic Support™: Access bilingual support from our team of experts, available by phone, live chat, or email.

Ready to Optimize Your Shipping Strategy?

Whether you're shipping domestically or internationally, ShipTime is here to help you streamline your shipping process and save on costs. Get started today and experience the convenience of ShipTime's comprehensive shipping solutions.

About ShipTime:

Ship Smarter – with ShipTime, we are a true partner beyond just discounted rates with the Top National Couriers. We provide a best in class shipping platform packed with features and backed by our legendary Heroic Support™ team.

You can sleep easy with ShipTime’s best-in-class customer care. Our bilingual team is available by phone, live chat, or email Monday – Friday from 8:30AM to 8PM EST.


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