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No discrepancy in pricing between corporate or private postal outlets

OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - An email suggesting a discrepancy between Canada Post corporate and private postal outlets has resurfaced. Canada Post wishes to remind customers that this email contains misinformation and should be deleted immediately.

All automated post offices - corporate or dealer - use the same retail point-of-sale system software and will charge the same rate for the same service. With over 6,000 post offices across Canada with convenient hours of operations, Canada Post is the country's most accessible network.

During the holiday period:

  • 25% of the year's retail transactions will occur during the holiday season.
  • Canada Post expects to deliver up to one billion cards, letters and parcels in Canada.
  • An additional 75,000 kilograms of mail will be flown daily; 10 tractor loads of mail will be moved daily by train; and the number of trucks carrying mail will grow to 1,330;
  • Close to 1,000 seasonal workers will join the 69,000 people already employed at Canada Post this season;

SOURCE Canada Post

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