OTTAWA | The courier company Purolator account create 1100 jobs mail sorter in the country, including 336 in Quebec.
In addition, a thousand people will also be engaged in a few months to be able to meet the demand in the peak period.
The company has taken advantage of the containment and changes in the consumption habits in the wake of the pandemic COVID-19. Over the last three months, she asserts that the demand for home delivery has risen 30%, while online retail sales have jumped by up to 120%.
“While the world has experienced dramatic changes over the last few months and we are accelerating our plans for growth and innovation to help businesses get back on their feet, support people and families in the process of adapting to stay safe and boost the canadian economy,” said John Ferguson, president and chief executive officer of Purolator, by press release on Tuesday.
With approximately 12,000 employees, Purolator has presented an investment plan of more than a billion dollars a year ago as part of its growth strategy.
This company is owned 91% by Canada Post.