Deliveries of home-based letters and packages in 2006 amounted to 5 billion items. This had reduced by a billion items in 2012, most likely because of the growth of email use.
CANADA POST delivers to almost 25 million home-based contacts. Hand distributions tend to be done by 15,000 postmen or letter carriers. There are 7k delivery cars and trucks used in cities and country areas.
Employees and subsidiaries: The company employs 71,000 full and part time employees. These employees provide a complete range of delivery and logistics to its customers. The business has a share in a number of other enterprises such as Innovapost, Purolator Courier,and Canada Post International Limited. Canada Post also started Epost in 2000 – Through Epost Canada Post customers are able to receive online balances.
Further Statistics: The company delivers to the biggest area in the world even larger than Russia and is today aided by courier organizations such as Aerospeed Couriers as well as others in this particular mammoth task. In 2012, The company processed 9.7 billion mail articles. In spite of the massive area covered, in 2004, nearly 843,000 clients living in Canadian remote areas were able to receive mail deliveries. Canada Post earned a net profit of $94 million from an income of $7.5 billion. Canada Post also offers an Ombudsman. The office of the Ombudsman is the final appeal authority where disputes related service problems are determined. Regrettably the Ombudsman can only make recommendations because he/she has no legislative capabilities.
History: Canada Post or in French, Postes Canada is the shortened name for the the Canada Post Corporation. The company was formerly called Royal Mail Canada. Royal Mail Canada of Canada was established in 1867 as a government department. The name was changed to Canada Post in the 1960’s and in 1981 the governmental Post Office division was eliminated and transformed into a corporation which offers mail solutions in Canada. The aim of these types of changes was to enhance performance as well as to guarantee the future financial security and independence of the provider.