Recommended Vendors

We encourage you to support the BPC Publishing Industry Freight & Distribution Plan vendors. We would be happy to assist in rate or service comparisons. For specific rates, please contact the BPC directly at 416-975-9366. The Committee is pleased to make the following recommendations for the year 2016/17:

Canpar logoSmall Parcel Domestic
0–500 lbs (225kg)

Recommended vendor: Canpar

  • Overall most competitive parcel rates offered.
  • A number of new and enhanced services that complement its current service offering.
  • Advanced ship notification by e-mail – beneficial for residential deliveries.
  • Flexible pickup options: five days a week, two days a week or call in for pickup.
  • Standardized customer route and drivers that service all of our members.
  • Recommended by the BPC for more than 25 years.


National Fast Freight logoLTL / FTL Domestic
More than 500 lbs (225 kg) pallet

Recommended vendor: National Fast Freight

  • Aggressive rates and excellent container and rail capacity
  • Specialists in appointment delivery
  • Web-based dispatch and bill of lading
  • Recommended for 18 years

Universal Logistics logoCustoms and International
Recommended vendor: Universal Logistics

  • Special focus on book industry – 100 book industry clients
  • Progressive educational programming
  • Customs brokerage, AMPS and freight consulting, ocean and air consolidation services from international printing centres
  • Recommended for 21 years

Norampac logoCorrugated – Packaging
Recommended vendor: Norampac, Inc.

  • Largest corrugated cardboard supplier in Canada
  • Aggressive pricing offered
  • Increases with notice and better than industry-wide changes
  • Recommended for 12 years