CANADA DAY HOLIDAY HOURS

CANADA DAY HOLIDAY HOURS On Friday, July 1, 2016, our store hours will be as follows: Markham: 10 am to 2 pm (Store postage printing and manifesting will shut down at 1 pm, so please arrive early) Mississauga:  CLOSED Pickering:   CLOSED Toronto :  CLOSED Please note that there will be no pick-ups on Friday, July 1, 2016, but you may drop off at our Markham location between 10 am – 2 pm. Please be advised that all store locations will be CLOSED on Sunday, July 3, 2016. Happy Shipping Chit Chats Express

URGENT: SHIPPING WITHIN CANADA DURING CANADA POST LOCKOUT!

As you may know, Canada Post will be in a legal lock out position on July 2, 2016. As a result, we are writing to advise you that Thursday, June 23rd, 2016, is the last day that Chit Chats Express will accept packages for Canada Post due to their impending labour disruption. Recognizing the negative effect this may have on your business, we have proactively sought out alternative arrangements to ensure that you will have continued service within Canada, despite the potential Canada Post lockout/strike. We have partnered with companies like Canpar and […]

Chit Chats Express is coming to BC!!!

You have asked, and we have listened…                         Chit Chats Express is coming to BC!!! We are pleased to announce the grand opening of Chit Chats Express British Columbia in Richmond, BC! We will have self service postage printing terminals, where you can print postage and manifests for your shipments for custom purposes.  If you have high volumes, you may qualify for a no charge pick up service.  Below please find a link to our rate card which includes the best negotiated USPS postage rates around!    Chit Chats Express […]

Introducing Cubic Shipping!!

Did you know there is a way you can save even more with Chit Chats Express? So, what is cubic shipping?  The United States Postal Service(USPS) offers significantly discounted rates for heavier packages that meet specific cubic dimension requirements, regardless of their weight (up to 20Lbs). This means customers will pay shipping costs for the actual size of the package and the shipping distance, instead of its weight.   However, many customers find meeting these requirements difficult and confusing.  So, we have partnered with USPS and designed specialized Chit Chats Express […]

International TrackedPlus

WE HAVE SOME EXCITING NEWS!!   Chit Chats Express is pleased to announce the introduction of International TrackedPlus. We have partnered with DHL to now offer our valued customers International Tracking to over 30 Countries Worldwide!!  This partnership will enable us to to give you the same high level of service and savings that you expect from Chit Chats Express.   Key features of International TrackedPlus: Tracked packages starting at $12.50 CAD Final delivery scan to 30+ countries (incl  Australia, Germany, Italy, China and Japan) Insurance (up to $100) included […]

Alternatives To Canada Post

  Alternatives To Canada Post In Canada: As if it wasn’t already difficult enough being a Canadian online business that ships to the United States, Amazon.com made it even more difficult for sellers to get the merchandise to the customers that have purchased it. That’s why many online sellers are looking for an alternative to Canada Post.   As you know, Canada Post charges quite a bit to include USA tracking so most items sent from Canada to the US do not ship with a tracking number. If each and […]

Merchants shipping USPS from Canada

Shipping USPS from Canada: Choosing to become an online merchant allows your Canadian business to go beyond boundaries in a global marketplace. Many challenges will arise when selling your products online from buying packaging materials, incurring courier fees and fuel expenses, shipping services can be expensive. Of course, the more online merchants in Canada spend trying to deliver purchased items to customers, the lower their profit margins become. Finding a solution to lower shipping costs is major priority for small to medium sized online Canadian merchants. One way of lowering the cost of shipping goods […]

Chit Chats Express Featured In The Globe & Mail

The Globe & Mail Wrote About Chit Chats Express In A Report On Business This Globe & Mail article tells our story and highlights how we help online sellers save money and reach the large and lucrative US market. The story came about as a special interest piece after Canada Post announced another rate hike and future reduction of services. You can read the article here: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/the-curious-convoluted-route-a-package-takes-to-be-delivered/article16095271/

Losing Online Customers Because Of Seller Shipping Fees?

Are Online Seller Shipping Fees Cutting In To Your Profits? Shoppers love a good sale, and there is nothing like Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Boxing Day to bring out the deal seeker in everyone.  But for online sellers, drastic price cuts mean smaller profit margins and that makes controlling costs becomes even more important.  Though it’s true that most online sellers pass 100% of the shipping cost on to their customer, they still have to pay for packing and shipping supplies.  And higher shipping costs are definite deterrents to […]