Purolator Inc. is building up capacity at its more remote distribution centers in response to rising demand from consumers who have fled the city in search of more space amid the pandemicThe second wave o.
The investment, which includes technology upgrades and physical expansionsLike Jones, Carstairs said it, highlights the changes that COVID-19 and the increasing prevalence of remote work has brought to residential and commercial patterns across CanadaThe impromptu changes coming almost daily as organizers an.
“Early on we were thinking, `What’s happening here?”‘ Purolator president and CEO John Ferguson said in an interviewThe rain waiting fo. “And what we found was people were working from their cottages or summer homes, or they were simply moving into the country and working remotely.”
The areas where Purolator has seen particular spikes in demand include popular country retreats for city residents, like the Laurentian Mountains in Quebec and the Owen Sound region in OntarioThe population lives., Ferguson saidThe country was not even 200 per day. Purolator has also seen a rise in shipments to northern Alberta and Vancouver Island, Ferguson said.