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TFG partners with Pargo to launch Collect in Store service

June 13th, 2017 / admin / 0 comments

Cape Town, 13 June 2017 – In an effort to further democratise the online shopping landscape in South Africa, TFG (The Foschini Group) has partnered with Pargo, South Africa’s leading high tech logistics and fulfilment company, to introduce Collect In Store, a delivery method which gives their online shoppers the option to pick up their […]

Netherlands Minister explores Cape Town start-up scene

April 24th, 2017 / admin / 0 comments

Cape Town, 24 April 2017 – Bert Koenders, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands was welcomed and received by Consul General Bonnie Horbach on 12 April 2017 in Cape Town as part of his official visit to South Africa. The Minister explored Cape Town’s start-up scene at the Woodstock Exchange and met with local and […]

PARGO SECURES INVESTMENT LED BY SAAD INVESTMENT HOLDINGS TO FUND RAPID GROWTH

March 22nd, 2017 / admin / 0 comments

CAPE TOWN, MARCH 22nd – Pargo, South Africa’s leading high tech logistics and fulfillment company, announced today that it has secured a new equity investment of over R 15 million in a funding round led by SAAD Investment Holdings. Veteran Beijing-based venture capital firm, Tsing Capital, and Pay-U co-founder, Johan Dekker, also participated in the round. […]

Pargo’s Best Pick-up Points of 2016

February 28th, 2017 / admin / 0 comments

Congratulations to the teams at Ink Station Claremont, Caltex Villieria and Clicks in I’langa Mall on becoming our latest Pargo Star points. These pick-up points have been recognised for great customer service and their prominent display of marketing material in store. Their commitment to training all staff has guaranteed that customers experience quick and helpful service […]

FreshStop’s 250th store opens in Kempton Park, Gauteng

February 27th, 2017 / admin / 0 comments

FreshStop’s 250th store opens in Kempton Park, Gauteng “the store also acts as a Pargo pick-up point for internet purchases.” Pargo is more than happy to welcome the 250th Freshstop as a collection store to our network.

eCommerce Africa Confex

February 27th, 2017 / admin / 0 comments

Our director Derk is on stage today in the expert panel at eCommerce Africa Confex discussing the advantages of click and collect #digitalplanetPA #parcelninja #eCommerce #Pargo #clickandcollect  

The Rise of Click & Collect in South Africa

February 21st, 2017 / admin / 0 comments

CAPE TOWN, FEB 21 – Click-and-collect is on the rise as a new logistic solution in South Africa. Online retailers are using the convenient delivery method as an alternative to traditional logistic options. Pargo, the leading click-and-collect company in SA, confirms this trend. “We’ve seen huge growth in 2016 of people using our click-and-collect service.” says […]

Launched: MyPargo – Our New Online Partner Portal

February 2nd, 2017 / admin / 0 comments

MyPargo, Pargo’s new, sophisticated partner portal, makes online deliveries and returns easy. For 1 rate and with 2 clicks, you can now send or return a parcel anywhere in the country. Create, manage and track your parcels without the trouble of a paper trail. It is easy to navigate with a clear overview and reporting of […]

Never get frustrated over a parcel again – Pargo

January 6th, 2017 / admin / 0 comments

You’ve ordered something online.  You sit at home, waiting for days and days for it to arrive… and it finally comes when you’re out. Damn. Or it doesn’t arrive at all. Even more damn. Sound familiar? Well, South African e-courier startup Pargo is solving your problem. “We became frustrated with the logistical challenges of parcel delivery and […]

TFG looks to drones, collection points to facilitate customer deliveries

November 15th, 2016 / admin / 0 comments

Few South Africans are at home during standard delivery times to accept their parcels and the country has a high level of informal housing, with no formal street addresses for delivery. These unique demands in the South African online shopping context require innovative thinking around delivery and returns. The e-commerce team at TFG (The Foschini […]