January Monthly Roundup

Find our monthly summary of all the things that we’ve done including location, service, bug and feature updates!

Our monthly roundup is here.

Find all the latest updates, new features and improvements we made in January.

New Features and Updates

  • Clearer tracking events for Chit Chats Domestic Tracked shipments

Canpar Pickups

  • Pickups cancelled by Canpar will be automatically refunded in your account.

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved: Prevent negative values for measurement fields
  • Resolved: Older shipments preventing batches from closing
  • Resolved: Special characters imported incorrectly from Etsy


Service Updates

Annual carrier increases

  • New rates are now in effect for all carriers on our platform except for Asendia.
  • Asendia has revised the date of their rate increase. New rates for Asendia Priority Tracked will now go into effect Feb 15.

Canada Post

  • Delays continue beyond the holidays as one shift temporarily closes at Canada Post’s Gateway processing facility in Mississauga. Find updates here

Canpar

  • Given the limited availability in some locations, Canpar pickups can no longer be scheduled for remote areas or rural postal codes.
  • Delays of 1-2 business days continue for pickups, however Canpar reports improvements to service levels and working to minimize delays.
  • The previous 12:00 pm cut-off is back in effect for eligible same-day pickups.

Location and Branch Updates

  • It’s a new year and we have new branches!
  • Our East York & Oshawa, ON branches opened on Jan 18.
  • Our Richmond branch is moving to a new location on Feb 1!
    • The last day to drop off shipments at our Gordon Way location is Jan 29.
  • We’ve decided to not reopen our Main Street Vancouver drop spot however, we continue to focus on improving access to our services. Stay tuned!
  • Our Montreal branch has revised hours to accommodate Quebec’s curfew measure:
    • Mon to Fri: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    • Sat & Sun: Closed