We ship Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from HRM but you can use the our partner Maritime Bus any day of the week to get packages to us based on your convenience if you are outside HRM. If you ship with Maritime Bus, as long as you get your consolidated shipments into us prior to their cutoff for transit to Dartmouth we will receive your packages same day in HRM at 6pm.
We have convenient drop locations throughout HRM or you can take advantage of our partnership with Maritime Bus.
Any local Canadian packages (NS, PEI, NB, NFL) are injected into Canada Post the following business day at the sort facility here in HRM and PEI, NS, NB packages are typically delivered the following business day where NFL and the rest of can take the normal average of 3-9 business days with really rural locations can take up to 11 business days depending on how rural the location is just like Canada Post. Canada Post does the final leg of delivery for Canadian packages but your packages are tracked and provided a Canada Post tracking number.
For US and international packages, all are sent to Ontario, sorted sameday and then forwarded to the postal system selected.
Average delivery times from us receiving in HRM:
International: 7-14 Business days average
Canada: 3-9 Business days average
US: 3-7 Business days average
Here's the steps to get started and do your first shipments:
Please note: When logging your drop off with www.chitchatsatlantic.com
you will have to make a new account with the same info that you used at www.chitchats.com
. This will help us identify your shipments on route for same day processing.
Please consolidate all shipments into a box or bag (up to 5 per waybill) if possible and attach batch label to the bags.
Create a custom label with a word processing program that says:
"Your Business Name And Address"
Chit Chats / Maritime Bus Dartmouth
Address: 172 Wyse Rd, Dartmouth, NS B3A 1M6
"Urgent Shipment, Hold For Pickup"
Make sure you inform the staff at the Maritime Bus terminal that you are shipping with Chit Chats