Central Stores Business Plan Update Re: COVID-19

Effective: March 24, 2020 - Updated June 22, 2020

Operational hours: Monday to Friday,  7:30 am to 3:30 pm

Services provided:

  • Receiving - all vendors, couriers and inbound mail. For questions email Receiving
  • Shipping - outbound shipments*. For questions email Trevor Beatson
  • Outbound mail - as arranged.  For questions email Rob McMurren
  • Delivery on campus - supplies and other ordered items (primarily health/wellness and materials for active working labs).  For questions email Joel Norris

Items received are being delivered to final destination points, as permitted. All other items will be held at Central Stores and delivered when operations resume.

*Central Stores Shipping will pick up shipments, on campus and when arranged through email Trevor Beatson. Shipments can also be dropped off at Central Stores. All shipments must have the Agile Shipping form attached, or otherwise a completed waybill and commercial invoices for outside companies paying for the return shipping. All dry ice / dangerous good "critical" shipments will still have the regular 11:30 am cut off time.*


News archive - June 2016

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Canada Post Review

Canada Post Task Force

The federal government has ordered a full review of Canada Post. This is not an unusual action; Canada Post’s mandate is supposed to be reviewed every 5 years and the last one was in 2008. The following is a summary of the review process:

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Mailing and shipping recommendations in advance of potential work disruption

Canada Post update on the current labour negotiations with CUPW. While we are all hopeful that an agreement will be reached, there is a possibility that a labour disruption may occur.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

USA, International & IUTS mail will NOT be affected if Canada Post goes on Strike

Please Note:  If Canada Post does go on strike, USA and International mail will NOT be affected and will still go out daily. IUTS will move as usual.  For Canadian mail that needs to go out, it will need to go by courier.  Please log into the Agile system.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Canadians could be faced with a summer postal lockout

Canadians could return from the Canada Day long weekend to find themselves without postal service, according to the union representing letter carriers.

Many Canadians began receiving notices in some of their bills this month warning them about a work stoppage at Canada Post and making alternate plans in order to avoid late fees.

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