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.