Canada's first pick-up and drop-off service expands throughout Eastern and Atlantic Canada
TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - PUDO Inc. ("PUDO") (CSE: PDO; OTCQB: PDPTF), announced today that it has partnered with CST Canada – the exclusive retailer to Ultramar branded motor fuels – to create additional PUDO Points™ in over 300 locations in Greater Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces.
The partnership with CST Canada allows increased access for customers to the rapidly growing PUDO Point™ network. PUDO members can shop online through PUDO's affiliate portal and use a PUDO Point™ address for their "not-at-home" deliveries. This means Canadians can pick up their parcels at their nearest CST Canada site at their convenience.
"Our partnership with CST Canada is an incredible addition to the PUDO Point™ network," said Frank Coccia, Chief Executive Officer, PUDO Inc. "With a solid footprint in Canada, CST will provide more options for alternative delivery solutions for our existing and potential customers."
"We are so pleased to be working with PUDO," said Mario Sauvé, Regional Vice President, CST Brands Inc. "We know our customers will greatly benefit from having more flexibility with their deliveries.
PUDO currently has more than 5,000 PUDO Point™ dealers signed up across North America, and a network that continues to grow each day with dealers becoming operational. For these dealers, PUDO provides opportunities for additional foot traffic and the potential for repeat customer business. As the last mile delivery solution for e-commerce purchases, PUDO has created affiliate agreements with some of North America's most well-known retailers, including Amazon, eBay, Hudson's Bay and Walmart to ensure customers never miss a home delivery again.
About PUDO Inc.
PUDO is the last mile delivery solution for parcel pick-up and drop-off services, ensuring reliable and secure delivery where you want it, when you want it. Using easily-accessible PUDO Point™ locations such as convenience stores, gas stations and grocery stores with extended hours, PUDO members, participating e-commerce retail consumers, businesses and a home-based workforce can now pick up their parcels anytime, including evenings and weekends. PUDO eliminates the frustration of missed deliveries and gives control over parcel pick-up and delivery back to its members. With user-friendly technology, free membership and thousands of PUDO Point™ locations across Canada and the U.S., PUDO is changing the parcel delivery model in North America. PUDO was named one of the top 20 most innovative public technology companies by the Canadian Innovation Exchange in 2015. For more information, please visit: www.pudoinc.com or www.pudopoint.com.
CST Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CST) is one of the largest retailers of convenience merchandise and motor fuels in North America. Based in San Antonio, Texas, CST employs approximately 12,000 Team Members at nearly 1,900 locations throughout the Southwestern United States and Eastern Canada, including 580 at the CST Customer Service Center in San Antonio, Texas and 425 at the CST Service Center in Montreal, Canada. The Company offers a broad array of convenience merchandise, beverages, snacks and fresh food. In Canada, CST operates around 860 retail fuel sites in Greater Toronto, Ottawa, the province of Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces. Its Dépanneur du Coin and Corner Store sell signature Transit Café coffee and pastries. It distributes fuel under various brands, including Ultramar, for which it is the exclusive retailer, Pipeline Commercial, Shell and Esso. CST is also one of the largest distributors of home heating oil in eastern Canada with more than 80,000 customers. For more information about CST, please visit www.cstbrands.com.
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