John Ferguson

John Ferguson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Purolator Inc., Canada’s leading integrated freight, package, and logistics solutions provider. As leader of this $3.0 billion organization, John is responsible for overseeing the Company’s historic transformation and modernization with a team of more than 14,000 employees throughout North America. Purolator processes more than 250 million packages every year – going to, from, and across Canada. He has successfully led Purolator to record performance – more than tripling its earnings and combined with his commitment to building a world-class organizational culture and continuous improvement, has led the company to reach new heights. In 2023, Purolator announced its plans to invest $1 billion, the single largest in its 60-year history, to electrify its Canadian network. Under John’s leadership, Purolator has received numerous awards and accolades. In 2023, Purolator was named to Forbes’ list of Canada’s Best Employers for the eighth consecutive year as well as its list of Canada’s Best Employers for Diversity. Purolator also earned two OHS Canada (Occupational Health & Safety) Honours Awards and was recognized with Canada’s Clean50 Award for GHG Reduction. John was also named as Canada’s Most Admired CEO in 2021.

Over his 30-year career, John’s experience has spanned across logistics and transportation – road, truck, rail, ocean and air, including global forwarding, customs and high-value supply chain solution businesses throughout North America. He is a valued thought leader and guest speaker for his deep understanding of the industry and trends.

Before joining Purolator in 2016, John was President and CEO of SCI Logistics. Previously, he held a number of senior leadership roles, including with Schneider National and Livingston (formerly PBB). John currently serves on the board of directors of SCI Logistics, Innovapost, and Chair of Governance Committee with Trillium Health Partners Foundation.