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Lower-Than-Expected Parcels Helping Cut Into Backlog, Says Canada Post

Posted December 18, 2018

Under Economic Issues, Logistics & Supply Chain Issues


(Canadian Press)

With a little over a week before Christmas, Canada Post says it is starting to catch up on parcel deliveries that have been delayed by rotating strikes over the past two months.

The Crown corporation says that’s largely because it is taking in fewer holiday parcels than expected.

At the same time, however, the agency says it cannot restore its delivery guarantees because backlogs remain sporadic across the country.

Canada Post says volumes of international deliveries are also significantly less than expected, allowing postal workers to make some progress in reducing backlogs of packages from foreign locations. Click here to read more.