Asendia Updates for BC clients

For our clients in the BC region the Asendia pick up schedule will change starting Monday, Feb 11.

Currently for BC clients Asendia shipments:

  • Dropped off Tuesday to Thursday are handed off to Asendia on Friday
  • Dropped off Friday to Monday are handed off to Asendia on Tuesday

Starting Monday, Feb 11 Asendia shipments:

  • Dropped off Monday to Wednesday will be handed off to Asendia on Thursday
  • Dropped off Thursday to Friday will be handed off to Asendia on Monday

How to Track Asendia Shipments

To find the latest tracking updates for Asendia Priority Tracked shipments, enter the secondary tracking number from Asendia’s tracking page on:

  1. The partner carrier’s tracking page (USPS, Swiss Post, La Poste) or
  2. The destination country’s local postal carrier’s tracking page

You can reference our previous blog post with further details and examples.

Chit Chats’ 2018 Holiday Hours of Operation by Region

It’s the final rush before the holidays and we have our holiday hours of operation.

Don’t forget you can reference carrier cut-off dates in our recommended shipping deadlines blog post to meet the holiday rush and get your packages to your customers before December 25, 2018.

2018 Holiday Hours

The holidays are an amazing time for family and friends and also an opportunity to help those in need. Chit Chats is collecting any food and toy donations for charities in our branches. During the month of December, please feel free to drop off any food or toy donations at our branches.

2018 Holiday Hours – BC Region Clients

Chit Chats 2018 Holiday Hours of Operation for BC Region Clients

To help you plan ahead for the busiest time of year, we’ve got our hours of operation for the 2018 holiday season. For holiday shipping deadlines, please reference our 2018 Holiday Shipping Deadlines blog post as the cut-off days vary by region and carrier.

Don’t forget to plan ahead and advise your customers in advance. Packages need to be received by Chit Chats according to the cut-off dates and please keep in mind that carriers predict the week leading up to December 25 to be the busiest mailing, shipping and delivery week.

BC REGION

Fri Dec 14

  • All branches close at 3:00 pm
  • Computers will be shut down 30 min prior to close
  • Any packages dropped off Fri Dec 14 at the Burnaby, Main Street or North Vancouver drop spots will not be processed until Mon Dec 17 and handed off to carriers Tue Dec 18
  • USPS and UPS MI packages dropped off Fri Dec 14 will be handed off to carriers Sat Dec 15
  • U.S. FedEx and UPS packages dropped off Fri Dec 14 will be handed off to carriers Mon Dec 17
  • Asendia packages dropped off Fri Dec 14 will be handed off to the carrier Tue Dec 18
  • Chit Chats Canada and Chit Chats International packages dropped off Fri Dec 14 at our Richmond and Vancouver branch will be handed off to carriers Mon Dec 17
  • Chit Chats Canada and Chit Chats International packages dropped off Fri Dec 14 at our Surrey branch will be handed off to carriers Tue Dec 18

Fri Dec 21

  • Regular business hours at all branches
  • USPS packages dropped off Fri Dec 21 will be handed off to USPS Sat Dec 22
  • Chit Chats Canada and Chit Chats International packages dropped off Fri Dec 21 at our Richmond and Vancouver branch will be handed off to carriers Mon Dec 24
  • Chit Chats Canada and Chit Chats International packages dropped off Fri Dec 21 at our Surrey branch will be handed off to carriers Thu Dec 27
  • UPS MI, U.S. FedEx and UPS packages dropped off Fri Dec 21 will be handed off to carriers Mon Dec 24
  • Asendia packages dropped off Fri Dec 21 will be handed off to the carrier Fri Dec 28
  • Vancouver after hours drop box will be checked Thu Dec 27 (for packages dropped off during the weekend)

Mon Dec 24

  • All branches closed and no pick ups scheduled

Tue Dec 25

  • All branches closed and no pick ups scheduled

Wed Dec 26

  • Vancouver & Surrey branches closed and no pick ups scheduled
  • Special holiday hours
    • Richmond 10:00 am-2:00 pm
    • Computers will be shut down 30 min prior to close
  • USPS, UPS MI, U.S. FedEx & UPS, Chit Chats Canada and Chit Chats International packages dropped off Wed Dec 26 will be handed off to carriers Thu Dec 27 (with the exception of Chit Chats Canada and Chit Chats International packages dropped off at our Surrey branch which will be handed off to carriers Fri Dec 28)
  • Asendia packages dropped off Wed Dec 26 will be handed off to the carrier Fri Dec 28
  • Vancouver after hours drop box will be checked Thu Dec 27

Thu Dec 27

  • Regular business hours at the branches

Fri Dec 28

  • Regular business hours at the branches
  • USPS packages dropped off Fri Dec 28 will be handed off to USPS Sat Dec 29
  • Chit Chats Canada and Chit Chats International packages dropped off Fri Dec 28 will be handed off to carriers Mon Dec 31 (except if dropped off at Surrey will be handed off Wed Jan 2)
  • UPS MI, U.S. FedEx & UPS packages dropped off Fri Dec 28 will be handed off to carriers Mon Dec 31
  • Asendia packages dropped off Fri Dec 28 will be handed off to the carrier Fri Jan 4
  • Vancouver after hours drop box will be checked Wed Jan 2 (for packages dropped off during the weekend)

Mon Dec 31

  • All branches closed and no pick ups scheduled

Tue Jan 1

  • All branches closed and no pick ups scheduled

Wed Jan 2

  • Back to regular business hours for all branches

BC DROP SPOTS

Burnaby (Lake City area)

  • Mon Dec 24 Close at 1:00 pm
  • Tue Dec 25 Closed
  • Wed Dec 26 Regular business hours
  • Mon Dec 31 Close at 1:00 pm
  • Tue Jan 1 Closed

Main Street

  • Mon Dec 24 Closed
  • Tue Dec 25 Closed
  • Wed Dec 26 Closed
  • Mon Dec 31 Closed
  • Tue Jan 1 Closed

North Vancouver

  • Mon Dec 24 to Tue Jan 1 Closed