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Checkout remains the key to ecommerce success

April 29th, 2022 / Meriza Lakey / 0 comments While every stage of the online shopping experience is essential in converting customers into buyers, research has shown that the checkout experience remains the biggest pain point. More than 70% of recently surveyed online shoppers said that they abandon their carts on the checkout page. Most customers heading for checkout are close to the end […]

Pargo Pickup Point protocol to follow for uncollected parcels

April 28th, 2022 / Meriza Lakey / 0 comments Pargo typically stores parcels safely for up to 8 days, but what happens if a customer didn’t collect their parcel? Non-collection can happen for many reasons ー the recipient is out of town and unable to collect their parcel, or they lost their cellphone and do not receive the SMS and email notifications, or the […]

Catch Pargo at the Ecom Africa Conference

April 28th, 2022 / Meriza Lakey / 0 comments Team Pargo will attend this year’s ECOM Africa Conference at the CTICC from 4 to 5 May 2022. The event, considered to be the continent’s leading industry gathering, will play host to some 40+ speakers and attract over 1000 physical and virtual guests from various corners of the ecommerce landscape. Adam Sack, Senior Business Development […]

Well done to our Top Pickup Points for March 2022

April 25th, 2022 / Meriza Lakey / 0 comments It’s that time of the month again ー we are very excited to announce the Pargo top-performing Pickup Points for the month of March 2022. Congratulations to Clicks Chatsworth Centre, in Chatsworth and Global Fuel in Nhlapo, Mhluzi for being Pargo’s Top Pickup Points for March! These pickup points delivered service with a smile, while […]

What happens to uncollected Pargo parcels?

April 19th, 2022 / Meriza Lakey / 0 comments One of the top questions our customers ask is: What happens to uncollected Pargo parcels? What constitutes an uncollected parcel? Any parcel that cannot be collected at a pickup point due to different circumstances is considered uncollected. Non-collection can happen for many reasons ー the recipient is out of town and cannot collect their parcel, […]

4 South African brands working towards a sustainable future

March 25th, 2022 / Meriza Lakey / 0 comments Recent research on sustainability reveals a significant increase in consumer passion for the environment. The study, conducted by South African Plastic Pact. It is clear that TFG places its impact on the community and environment as critical measurements of the company’s success. The focus on sustainability is not only beneficial to the environment but also […]

Pargo solves the ecommerce returns problem

March 24th, 2022 / Stephan Basson / 0 comments Research shows that 80% of customers are deterred from shopping online with retailers that don’t offer a returns policy. Exchanges and returns are arguably the most crucial parts of the online shopping experience ー especially considering that online purchases are nearly three times as likely to be returned than store-bought goods. It is no secret […]

Well done to February’s top-performing Pargo Pickup Points

March 16th, 2022 / Meriza Lakey / 0 comments The results are in and we are super excited to announce this month’s top Pargo Pickup Points. Well done to Clicks Bedworth Centre, Vereeniging and The Inkdrop at St John’s Centre, Pinetown for being the top pickup points for the month of February! These two pickup points were selected for their outstanding performance throughout the […]

Congratulations to our January 2022 Top Pickup Points

February 18th, 2022 / Meriza Lakey / 0 comments We are proud to announce the Pargo Top Pickup Points for January and the first ones for 2022! Congratulations to Clicks Highland Mews, Emalahleni and Van Heerden Pharmacy in Sabie for taking this month’s top spot. Both pickup points delivered excellent customer service while managing to have the best parcel scan rates nationwide – ensuring […]

Pargo Click & Collect produces 68% less carbon emissions than home delivery

February 2nd, 2022 / Meriza Lakey / 0 comments Smart logistics company Pargo has recently conducted a carbon footprint study in partnership with independent carbon consultants, Carbon Calculated, in an effort to raise the bar on sustainability. The main finding of the study concluded that Pargo Click & Collect produces 68% less carbon emissions than the traditional home delivery service. With Click & Collect, […]

Delivery Technology and the Future of Retail. Are we there yet?

February 1st, 2022 / Meriza Lakey / 0 comments Pargo CEO, Lars Veul recently participated in the Digital Retail Africa 2022 Virtual Conference and Exhibition. In the interview with IT News Africa Lars shared his views on the impact of Covid-19 on retail, the surge in first-time online shoppers and what the future of ecommerce looks like for Africa. See the full interview below:

CLICKS RICHARDS BAY BAGS TOP PICKUP POINT AWARD – December 2021

January 17th, 2022 / Meriza Lakey / 0 comments The stakes were high in this month’s Top Pickup Point of the Month Award with pickup points around the country vying for the ultimate top spot. And although it was once again a close call, one pickup point stood head and shoulders above the rest. A huge congratulations to the Clicks store in Richards Bay […]