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Canada Post Alternatives

In July 2016 , Chit Chats Express was featured on Chatelaine.com as a shipping alternative to Canada Post during the postal disruption. Even with the Canada Post disruption long over, Canadian online merchants are still joining the Chit Chats Express revolution in search of lower shipping fees and speeding up delivery of their Canadian products to domestic and international customers . Tracked shipping with Chit Chats Express starts at $4.00, 1/4 the cost of Canada Post which helps Canadian E-commerce businesses compete on a level playing field in the global economy. “A potential Canada Post strike or lockout has […]

Top 10 Packaging Tips Of 2016

Photo Courtesy Of: Kstudio / Freepik 1) Use a new box.  While reusing is an important way for all of us to be helpful to our environment, it may not be the best choice for your package.  An old box may be weakened and could break more easily in transit.  If you do reuse a box, ensure that all previous labeling/postage has been removed to ensure no confusion with the your carrier. 2) Use packing tape to seal your packages.  Masking tape and/or transparent adhesive tape (like Scotch tape) is […]

August Long Weekend Hours of Operation

 Our August Long Weekend Hours of Operation:   On Sunday, July 31, 2016, all stores will be closed. On Monday, August, 1, 2016, our operating 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: 9 am to 1 pm (Store postage printing and manifesting will shut down at 12 pm, so please arrive early) Pickering:   CLOSED Toronto :  CLOSED Richmond: CLOSED Please note that there will be no pick-ups on Monday, August 1, 2016, but […]

Happy Civic Holiday Long Weekend

Did you know that many Canadian provinces and territories celebrate some aspect of their culture or history on the first Monday of August, otherwise know as the Civic Holiday.  What will you be celebrating this long weekend?  Have fun and stay safe!

Ship To The US For Less

Chit Chats Express has over 15 years of selling and shipping experience, and a proven track record of significantly reducing shipping costs for Canadian businesses. Let us lead you down the road to success. ‘Ship To The US For Less’, with Chit Chats Express. chitchatsexpress.com

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 […]