OTTAWA, Dec. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - As the company that delivers almost two out of three parcels ordered online, Canada Post has joined forces with Google to offer its Google Now platform users direct access to its tracking services.
Google now is a virtual assistant – available on mobile devices, tablets, desktops and even wearables such as Google Glass – that provides practical, timely information in one single platform. Canada Post's parcel tracking services have been integrated enabling users to receive notification on packages delivered by Canada Post from the largest retailers in the country.
In 2013, Canadians tracked their parcels more than 99 million times using Canada Post's website and mobile applications. So far this year, Canadians are tracking parcels at a pace that could double this number by the end of the year, with over 165 million tracks to date, before peak season.
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Canada Post is the country's leading provider of electronic commerce and customer communication solutions. It reaches 15.5 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.
SOURCE: Canada Post
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