Global Trade Platform

Cross-border shipping offers the Canada Post Group of Companies an unprecedented opportunity for growth. According to research from Accenture and AliResearch, business-to-consumer global cross-border e-commerce is forecast to increase from $230 billion in 2014 to $1 trillion by 2020.

Read how the Global Trade Platform is helping Canada Post, Purolator, and Purolator International land international retail customers that were previously out of reach.


Innovapost Service Desks – Supporting the Group of Companies

Since 2013, Innovapost has operated three Service Desks to provide faster call resolution, better outcomes, and reduced costs for the Canada Post Group of Companies. Co-located with Innovapost application support subject matter experts in Ottawa, the Innovapost Retail Service Desk (RSD), Innovapost Service Desk (ISD), and Mobility Service Desk (MSD) provide answers to an array of technical support queries from employees across the Group of Companies.

Read how three Innovapost Service Desks provide critical technical support for systems and people behind the Canada Post Group of Companies.


Delivering Electronic Shipping Success at Canada Post

Each day, more than 30,000 Canadian businesses rely on Canada Post’s electronic shipping tools to keep their businesses humming. When it comes to managing and maintaining these applications at Canada Post, failure is not an option. Downtime at any point of the e-shipping process would result in significant lost revenue and customer dissatisfaction. Read how Innovapost’s Online Channel team ensures the smooth delivery of millions of e-shipping transactions each day for Canada Post.


Postal Code Targeting

To help businesses advertise directly to their ideal prospects, Canada Post recently launched an exciting new addition to its Smartmail Marketing family: Postal Code Targeting (PCT).

Read how businesses can reach out to the people who have the needs, wants, and attributes they are looking for and connect with them in a meaningful way.


Enterprise Architecture Team

Innovapost’s Enterprise Architecture Team makes the technology decisions that power the growth of Canada Post, Purolator, Innovapost, and SCI Group Inc.

Read how this talented group of technical, business, and enterprise architects ensures that the right IT systems and solutions are in place to meet the Group’s growing technology and business needs.



Today’s consumers expect their online shopping experience to be quick and convenient. And the customer experience doesn’t end once the product has been ordered—it’s only complete once the package is in the recipient’s hands. Read how Innovapost helped Canada Post give Canadians a new level of control over their mail.


Enterprise Data Warehouse

Every five minutes, Canada Post’s largest mail processing plant generates a gigabyte of data related to the mail pieces moving through its system. Capturing, curating, storing, protecting, and sharing that data is far from a simple task, but it’s a challenge the Innovapost Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) team is helping tackle head-on.

Read how Innovapost’s Enterprise Data Warehouse is unifying, integrating and leveraging data for next-generation analytics and planning for the Canada Post Group of Companies.


Helping drive innovation at the Canada Post Group of Companies

Responding to the changing needs of Canadian consumers and businesses is an ongoing mission at the Canada Post Group of Companies. But, innovation can be difficult and risky. New and untested ideas carry a degree of uncertainty, and no one wants to invest precious resources on something that fails to grow revenue, lower costs, or improve customer service.

Read how Innovapost’s Innovation Services Team is helping the Group of Companies identify and validate new ideas that will drive its future.


Purolator E-Returns Portal Simplifies Green Operations at Xerox Canada

To remain competitive, Purolator continually develops new capabilities that allow it to reach more customers, businesses and geographies each year. Xerox Canada (Xerox) approached Purolator to develop an automated process to enhance its parcel returns service for customers. This e-returns system would simplify the process used to ship used toner and supplies to recycling facilities.


Canada Post Helps Retailers Deliver a Superior Online Shopping Experience

Canada Post Web Services are best-in-class Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that allow online retailers to easily integrate real-time shipping, tracking, return and delivery options into their e-commerce or ‘shopping cart’ offerings. To bring the services to life, Innovapost leveraged a combination of commercial, open source and custom-developed software to develop the APIs, and then worked with Canada Post to create a robust online developer support Program. Read how Canada Post shipping web services are being installed and managed by online merchants to deliver a seamless and convenient shopping experience that their customers expect and deserve.