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Major Carriers In Canada And Their Delivery Schedules 2024

Aman Chopra
June 19, 2023

Understanding the products and services offered by the major shipping companies is a crucial strategy Canadian e-commerce business owners. After all, its a big help in making decisions that promote their online store’s growth and productivity.

In this blog post, we will look at some of the major carriers in Canada, highlighting their key features, benefits, and standard delivery date and time schedules.

So, whether you’re a small startup or an established enterprise, this one is a must-read!

Canpar Express

Canpar is a well-known courier and logistics business in Canada, offering domestic parcel delivery services and express and ground shipping choices. They also provide tracking options, delivery documentation, and customizable pickup and drop-off locations.

Canpar Express and Its Delivery Schedule

What Is Canpar’s Delivery Window, And Do They Deliver On Weekends?

With Canpar, business deliveries are done from 9 AM to 5 PM on Mondays to Fridays. Meanwhile, residential deliveries are made until 7 PM.

Also, Canpar provides limited services like Saturday Service, which is available to select Canadian postal codes and delivery to be pre-arranged.

Where To Drop Off Canpar Packages?

CanPar has an extensive network of shipping counters and SMARTSpot outlets across Canada, making it convenient to find a drop-off location. These areas are typically situated in urban areas and major cities. In addition, you may also drop off your packages at some retail establishments in Canada.


DHL delivery truck

DHL Canada specializes in domestic and international shipping and offers businesses and consumers quick and dependable delivery. They provide a range of service alternatives, such as time-definite delivery, next-day delivery, and worldwide shipping options.

In addition, they also offer extra services, including providing package tracking information, customs clearance assistance, and package protection options. DHL Canada provides guaranteed delivery times of packages to locations all over the world with the help of their extensive network and logistical know-how.

What Is DHL’s Delivery Window, And Do They Deliver On Weekends?

While DHL delivery runs typically during normal business hours (8 AM – 6 PM) from Monday through Friday, they also provide services such as weekend delivery or customized time and date frame options.

Where To Drop Off DHL Packages?

The specific drop-off sites depend on your region and the service you are using to deliver packages. However, DHL offers a variety of options.

Generally, you can drop off DHL packages at designated DHL service points, including DHL Service Centers, DHL Drop Box locations, and authorized DHL retail partners. These places are usually found in convenient areas, like shopping malls, post offices, or shipping facilities.


FedEx signage

FedEx is an expert in both local and international shipping. They offer expedited shipping, ground transportation, freight forwarding, and customs clearing. They can transport packages effectively and securely because of their large network of locations and vehicles.

What Is FedEx Delivery Canada Schedule, And Do They Deliver On Weekends?

FedEx Ground Delivery usually starts making deliveries at 8 AM to 8 PM, Mondays to Fridays, and Saturdays and Sundays for residential deliveries, except for FedEx Express packages. FedEx Express weekend delivery times vary depending on the service similar to Purolator.

Where To Drop Off FedEx Packages?

Customers can drop off their shipments at FedEx Office locations, which are commonly located in shopping malls. Additionally, FedEx maintains a network of drop boxes strategically placed in public spaces like malls, office buildings, and airports to make it simple for customers to deliver their items at any time.

FedEx also provides pickup services, allowing clients to arrange a pickup from their home or business addresses and save the trouble of delivering the products themselves.


United Parcel Service logo on a UPS truck

UPS (United Parcel Service) is a well-known logistics company with a broad range of services. They specialize in package delivery and supply chain management solutions. They offer services such as fast parcel delivery, freight forwarding, domestic and international shipping, and shipping consulting.

Does UPS Do Residential and Commercial Deliveries?

Yes, you may send a UPS package to a residential and commercial address.

What Time Does UPS Deliver Until On Weekends?

UPS delivery schedule for both Canadian business and residential addresses are from Mondays through Saturdays, 9 AM to 7 PM. Residential packages can also be delivered on Sundays. 

Where To Drop Off UPS Packages?

UPS packages can be dropped off at various locations for convenient shipment. Customers can stop by one of the many UPS Store locations, which provide a wide range of services, including package delivery.

CarrierDelivery ScheduleWeekend DeliveryDrop Off
Canpar ExpressBusiness Deliveries Monday to Friday 9 AM – 5 PM   Residential Deliveries Monday to Friday 9 AM – 7 PMAvailable for specific areas and services (extra cost applies)Available
DHLMonday to Friday 8 AM – 6 PMAvailableAvailable
FedExMonday to Friday 8 AM to 8 PMAvailable except for FedEx Express PackagesAvailable
UPSMonday to Saturday 9 AM to 7 PMAvailable for Residential deliveries onlyAvailable

Stallion Express’ Shipping Services

Stallion Express And Its Delivery Schedule

Stallion Express is the leading shipping service provider in Canada. It offers the most affordable shipping rates for domestic, cross-border, and international shipments for Canadian eCommerce business owners.

Stallion also provides high-quality shipping service features such as fast delivery time, tracking options, and premium package protection.

Also, you don’t have to worry because your customers won’t have to wait too long for their packages to arrive as Stallion Express works with Canada Post and UPS for the fastest delivery service. Or, you may also choose Stallion Economy Standard or Stallion Economy Air for cheaper and faster deliveries.

Stallion Economy Standard

This option is currently our cheapest shipping option for local shipments. Aside from providing a 30% faster estimated delivery time and service, the delivery schedule is also available during regular business hours, 7 days a week*!

Note that our delivery drivers can only deliver within metropolitan areas. This feature is not available to rural locations.

You may drop off your packages in our Stallion Express branches and drop-off locations. Or, if it’s more convenient for you, you may also contact our customer support to see if you’re qualified for a pickup service.

Stallion Express: Stallion Economy Standard
Delivery ScheduleWeekend DeliveryDrop Off
Monday to Sunday – 8 AM until branch closeAvailableAvailable (See cut-off time for the location)

*Note that extreme weather condition may affect delivery times.

Stallion Economy Air

Say hello to Stallion’s newest shipping service: Stallion Economy Air!

Stallion works with CargoJet and FleetOptics to speed up the shipping process from drop-off to your customer’s end location.

how stallion economy air works

This service features:

  • Delivery to major metropolitan cities
    • Metro Vancouver, British Columbia
    • Edmonton Metropolitan Region, Alberta
    • Calgary Region, Alberta
    • Greater Toronto Area, Ontario
    • Greater Montreal, Quebec
  •  Faster transit times: 2-5 business days across Canada
  • Full tracking option via FleetOptics
  • Affordable rate: starts at $6 CAD per package
  • Stallion Protection
  • Returns Services

Please click here to know more details about this new feature.

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