2018 Holiday Hours – Quebec Region Clients

Chit Chats 2018 Holiday Hours of Operation for Quebec 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.

QUEBEC REGION

Mon Dec 24

  • Montreal branch open 9:00 am-2:00 pm with limited pick ups available
  • Computers will be shut down 30 min prior to close
  • USPS, U.S. FedEx & UPS shipments received Mon Dec 24 will be handed off to carriers Wed Dec 26
  • Chit Chats Canada or Domestic and Chit Chats International packages received Mon Dec 24 will be handed off to carriers Fri Dec 28

Tue Dec 25

  • Montreal branch closed and no pick ups scheduled

Wed Dec 26

  • Montreal branch closed and no pick ups scheduled

Thu Dec 27

  • Montreal branch regular business hours

Fri Dec 28

  • Montreal branch regular business hours

Mon Dec 31

  • Montreal branch open 9:00 am-2:00 pm with limited pick ups available
  • Computers will be shut down 30 min prior to close
  • USPS, U.S. FedEx & UPS shipments received Mon Dec 31 will be handed off to carriers Wed Jan 2
  • Chit Chats Canada or Domestic and Chit Chats International packages received Mon Dec 31 will be handed off to carriers Fri Jan 4

Tue Jan 1

  • Montreal branch closed and no pick ups scheduled

Wed Jan 2

  • Montreal branch back to regular business hours

QUEBEC DROP SPOTS (Plateau Mont-Royal, Laval and Downtown Montreal)

  • Mon Dec 24 Close at 4:00 pm
  • Tue Dec 25 Closed
  • Wed Dec 26 Closed
  • Thu Dec 27 Regular business hours
  • Fri Dec 28 Regular business hours
  • Mon Dec 31 Close at 4:00 pm
  • Tue Jan 1 Closed
  • Wed Jan 2 Regular business hours

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

Le jour du souvenir et le jour des anciens combattants 2018

Le jour du souvenir et le jour des anciens combattants 2018

Veuillez noter les heures d’ouverture suivantes pour le prochain jour du Souvenir et le jour des anciens combattants aux États-Unis. N’oubliez pas de planifier à l’avance et informez vos clients en conséquence.  

  • Veuillez noter que le jour du Souvenir tombe dimanche le 11 novembre et est célébré lundi le 12 novembre 2018.
  • La Journée des anciens combattants aux États-Unis tombe également dimanche le 11 novembre et est célébrée lundi le 12 novembre 2018

Ce n’est pas considéré comme un jour férié en Ontario, au Québec, en Nouvelle-Écosse et au Manitoba.

Vendredi le 9 novembre 2018

  • Region de Quebec
    • Heures de travail régulières
    • Les envois de Chit Chats Canada et de Chit Chats International reçus vendredi le 9 novembre seront traités par Chit Chats mardi le 13 novembre.

Samedi le 10 novembre 2018 

  • Tous les succursales seront fermées

Dimanche le 11 novembre 2018 (Le jour du souvenir)

  • Tous les succursales seront fermées

Lundi le 12 novembre 2018 (Observé en Colombie-Britannique et en Nouvelle-Écosse) 

  • Tous les succursales seront ouvert avec des heures normales d’ouverture

Mardi le 13 novembre 2018

  • Retour aux heures normales pour tous les emplacements
  • Le service de ramassage régulier reprendra

Nous vous remercions de votre clientèle

Drop Spots: Burnaby, Richmond & Surrey!

UPDATE October 19, 2018:

Our Richmond drop spot will be shut down October 31, 2018. This will be the last day this drop spot is accepting packages. 

We are working on other access points so make sure you’re subscribed to our newsletter to get all the latest updates.

The Chit Chats Team

 

We are getting ready to offer new drop spots in Burnaby, Richmond and Surrey, British Columbia. The B.C. region will test out these new drop spot locations starting mid-June.

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Feature Release Notes: Sept 2018

Find all the latest updates and new features we’ve been working on since last month.

New Features

  • View all your transactions as Statements which can be easily downloaded as a PDF
    • Find this in Settings / Credits & Billing / Billing / Current Statement or All Statements

Statements: Chit Chats Settings / Credit & Billing

New Integrations and Fixes

Other Improvements

  • New and improved onboarding for new clients 
  • Better visibility on tracking availability for all postage types and estimated range of delivery in business days
  • Bug fix to show Delivered ‘state’ only when shipment is fully tracked with delivery confirmation
  • Improvements to Asendia delivery transit times for shipments destined to the UK

Branch and Location Updates

As we approach the busy season ahead we wanted to remind clients to sort and batch your shipments to help ensure your packages are processed in a timely fashion.

Chit Chats Referral Program

Bientôt près de chez vous, au Centre-ville, Le Plateau Mont-Royal et Laval!

Nous nous préparons à offrir de nouveaux emplacements de dépôt au Centre-ville, le Plateau de Mont-Royal et Laval. Cela fera partie de notre projet pilote de mise à l’essai de points de dépôt dans la région du Québec afin d’offrir plus de points d’accès et de commodité à nos clients.
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Update for Atlantic Region Drop Spots

As part of our efforts to provide more convenience and increase efficiency we will be phasing out meetups and adding two new drop spots with Maritime Bus.

  • Effective immediately, we will no longer be servicing the Spryfield, Fall River and Larry Uteck meetups.
  • We have also revised our cut-off times for the busy season in order to ensure your packages are processed in a timely manner.

Please contact support@chitchats.com if you have any questions or concerns. Don’t forget to log your shipments for any drop spots or request a pick up by logging into the Atlantic region portal.

New schedule in effect September 27, 2018:

  • Meetup at Bayers Lake Tim Hortons (Parking Lot), 5 Lakelands Blvd Halifax NS B3S 1G4, Phone: (902) 222-6964
    • Meeting time: 11:45 AM – 11:50 AM
  • Drop Spot at Sackville – Cape & Cowl Comics & Collectibles (Drop Spot), 536 Sackville Dr Lower Sackville NS B4C 2R8, Phone: (902) 222-6960
    • Cut-off time: 12:30 PM
  • Drop Spot at Burnside- The UPS Store Address (Drop Spot), 610 Wright Ave Dartmouth NS B3B 0H8, Phone: (902) 222-6964
    • Cut-off time: 1:30 PM
  • Drop Spot at Dartmouth – Giant Robot Comics (Drop Spot), 114 Woodlawn Rd Dartmouth NS B2W 2S7, Phone: (902) 222-6964
    • Cut-off time: 1:30 PM
  • Drop Spot at Downtown Halifax – Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market (Ashwurks Drop Spot), 1209 Marginal Rd Halifax NS B3H 4P7, Phone: (902) 222-6964
    • Cut-off time: 2:00 PM
  • Drop Spot at Downtown Halifax – Inkwell Boutique (Drop Spot), 2011 Brunswick St Halifax NS B3J 2G8, Phone: (902) 222-6964
    • Cut-off time: 2:00 PM
  • Drop Spot at Bedford – Fluffy Bottom Babies (Drop Spot) (RURAL NS / PEI / NB Courier Receiving Location) (Sunnyside Mall), 1595 Bedford Hwy Bedford, NS B4A 3Y4, Phone: (902) 443-5005
    • Cut-off time: 4:00 PM

Meetups discontinued and no longer available as of September 27, 2018:

  • Meetup at Fall River – Tim Hortons (Parking Lot), 3290 Lake Thomas Dr Fall River NS B2T 1E6, Phone: (902) 222-6964
    • Meeting Time: 1:30 PM – 1:45 PM
  • Meetup at Larry Uteck – Tim Hortons (Parking Lot) 40 Peakview Way Halifax NS B4A 4H6, Phone: (902) 222-6964
    • Meeting Time: 3:30 PM – 3:45 PM
  • Meetup at Spryfield Tim Hortons (Parking Lot), 154 Osborne St, Halifax NS B3N 3J6, Phone: (902) 222-6964
    • Meeting Time: 11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Coming to Downtown Montreal, Laval and the Plateau.

Coming to Downtown Montreal, Laval and the Plateau.

We are getting ready to offer a new drop spots in Downtown Montreal, Mont-Royal Plateau and Laval.

These drop spots will be part of our pilot project for testing out drop spot locations in our efforts to offer more access points and convenience to our clients.

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New Drop Spot Launching in North Vancouver

We are getting ready to offer a new drop spot in North Vancouver. This new drop spot will continue to be part of our pilot project for testing out drop spot locations in the greater Vancouver area to offer more access points and convenience to our clients.

Clients using this drop spot will be able to drop off packages Monday to Thursday.

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