Suite gives online shoppers more options for shipping, tracking and picking up stuff they buy on the Web.
Canada Post continues its push into the digital realm with the launch of some new e-commerce tools.
The Canada Post Web Services tools are aimed at retailers and designedto be integrated into their existing e-commerce platform, online storeor customer applications, according to our source story from Post andParcel.
Among the new features:
Deliver to post officeoption: shoppers have the option to pick uptheir ordered item at one of 6,600 Canada Post outlets across thecountry.
Real-time rate lookup:Merchants can provide online shoppers withshipping rates on items they right before they proceed to onlinecheckout.
Real-time tracking udpates:Online shoppers can track the shipping,processing and delivery status of their purchases after ordering them.
Canada Post has been steadily increasing its digital offerings,including the development of a digital mailbox system to securelyauthenticate and link every Canadian’s identity using their streetaddress.