Purolator International to Expand Its Total Number of Regional Offices to Thirty-Three
Branches are Strategically Located in the Top Markets for Trade with Canada, Purolator’s Area of Expertise
January 14, 2013 – JERICHO, NY – Purolator International, the leading provider of U.S. – Canada logistics services, has announced it plans to add three new branches during the first quarter of 2013, bringing their total number of branches to 33. Purolator opened another seven new branches during 2012. Offices are scheduled to open soon in Columbus, Newark and Phoenix. The company’s on-going addition of regional office expansions is indicative of the surge in demand for logistics experience and expertise in transporting goods between the United States and Canada.
“Purolator International is focused on opening new locations across the U.S. in the top markets for trade with Canada,” said John Costanzo, President of Purolator International. “Canada is currently the United States’ largest goods trading partner with 19.0% of overall U.S. exports going to Canada in 2011. Purolator offers unmatched service options, border clearance expertise, and understanding of the Canadian market.”
“Purolator’s growth comes at a time when U.S. business is increasingly looking to Canada as a source of new customers and economic opportunity,” said Purolator Vice President for Field Sales and Service Quality John Sweeney. “Near shoring, the returning by U.S. companies of their operations to nearby or neighboring countries brings outstanding opportunities to Purolator. No other logistics company has the commitment, the resources and the expertise in the Canadian market as Purolator does. Businesses choose Purolator because we are the recognized name in Canadian logistics.”
U.S. goods and services trade with Canada totaled over $680 billion in 2011. Exports totaled $337 billion; imports totaled $343 billion. A recent survey by international business consultants AlixPartners found that 42 percent of senior executives have already taken steps to near shore manufacturing operations or plan to do so within the next three years. For more information visit the Purolator International website.
Purolator International regional offices opened during 2012 are located in:
San Diego, CA
St. Louis, MO
About Purolator International
Purolator International is a subsidiary of Purolator Inc., Canada’s largest integrated parcel and freight delivery services provider. Purolator International specializes in the air and surface forwarding of Express, Freight and Parcel shipments, customs brokerage, and fulfillment and delivery services to, from and within Canada. Purolator International was recently selected for a “Quest for Quality” award in Third Party Logistics (3PL).
In addition to facilities throughout New York, Purolator International has locations in key U.S. and Canadian markets including Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Montreal, Nashville, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Raleigh/Durham, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Saint Louis, Toronto, and Vancouver.
For more information about Purolator International, visit www.purolatorinternational.com.