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Nic Haralambous and Lars Veul discussing the changing face of logistics and a post-COVID19 world

May 20th, 2020 / Becky Leighton / 0 comments Nic Haralambous, an “obsessively curious” entrepreneur, hosts a weekly webinar dedicated to finding ways to navigate the unusual times we’re in. Recently, Nic hosted Pargo CEO Lars Veul to discuss Covid-related challenges surrounding delivery and logistics. In the webinar, Lars shed insight into the logistics industry, explaining that the uptick of Click and Collect pre-Covid […]

Upcoming webinars: The changing landscape of ecommerce and logistics

April 28th, 2020 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments Co-founder Lars Veul will be speaking at various webinars over the next couple of weeks. We would love to see you there and answer any questions you might have.   Business Stream with Nic Haralambous Join Nic Haralambous and Lars Veul as they discuss the changing face of logistics, warehousing, distribution and delivery in lockdown, […]

Rain SIM cards now at Pargo Pick-up Points in selected Clicks stores

April 23rd, 2020 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments Rain, South Africa’s unlimited data network, has teamed up with Pargo to make rain SIM cards available at over 100 pick-up points in select Clicks stores. This new channel offers customers a convenient, instant way to pick up a rain SIM card when they’re out shopping for essentials during South Africa’s Covid-19 lockdown period. “We’ve […]

Pargo Remains Operational During Lockdown: Exempt As Essential Service Provider

March 24th, 2020 / Becky Leighton / 0 comments Updated: 27 May 2020. 09h55 As ecommerce reopens in South Africa, Pargo is fully operational to deliver goods across the country. As a distributor of online purchases, Pargo is exempt from the lockdown and will remain operational in order to deliver across South Africa. Hygiene measures remain firmly in place at Pargo couriers and pickup […]

10 ways to optimise CX (without touching the price tag)

March 12th, 2020 / Becky Leighton / 0 comments Price is considered a major driving force for customers to choose a business or brand. Research shows that that’s not necessarily the case, and customers are willing to pay a price premium as high as 18% for luxury and indulgence services simply as a result of receiving a great customer experience.  The customer experience (CX), […]

Minister of Foreign Affairs visits South African Logistics Start-Up Pargo

March 12th, 2020 / Becky Leighton / 0 comments Pargo HQ recently had the honour of opening its doors to the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok, Consul General Sebastiaan Messerschmidt and Dutch Ambassador Han Peters during their one-day stay in the Mother City. Stef Blok and his delegation were in South Africa for a short state visit. After spending their first day […]

Top Pargo Pick-up Points Which Flourished this February

March 11th, 2020 / Becky Leighton / 0 comments Pargo has a new pair of professional and peppy Pick-up Points this month! Congratulations to Clicks, Potchefstroom, and Greytown Office Machines for being Pargo’s Top Pick-up Points this February! Both Pick-up Points personified service-with-a-smile while managing to have the best parcel scan rate nationwide – making sure we get parcels to our on-the-go-getters on time! […]

2019 data reveals Click & Collect is top choice for South African shoppers

February 19th, 2020 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments 2019 was a bumper year for Click and Collect adoption in South Africa. More than 70% of South African online shoppers tried Click and Collect at least once as their delivery method in 2019 according to a global shopper report released by iVendi. Pargo, the leading smart logistics company that brought Click and Collect to […]

Cape Town based logistics company Pargo offers overseas interns a place to fledge

January 27th, 2020 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments Pargo opens their doors to an influx of interns every year. The smart logistics company is packed with industry professionals who provide graduates from all around the world with vital practical skills. Besides getting a feel for every day office life, graduates are exposed to the challenges South Africans are facing and the innovative approaches […]

Welcome Steven, Carel and Niels!

January 6th, 2020 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments Pargo continues to grow as the leaders in Click and Collect and so does the team. As a result, three new accomplished professionals join Pargo’s sales, IT and finance department. From left to right, welcome Pargo’s three new additions to the Pargo pack: Steven Jowell, Carel van den Heever and Niels Aulman! The smart logistics […]

Top Pargo Pick-up Points in November

December 4th, 2019 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments Pargo has a new troop of triumphant Pick-up Points this month! Congratulations to Clicks in the Grove Mall, Pretoria And MiOffice in Langenhoven, Bloemfontein for being Pargo’s Top Pick-up Points this November! Both Pick-up Points personified service-with-a-smile while managing to have the best parcel scan rate nationwide – making sure we get parcels to our […]

Pargo joins #CoCreateMyCity to contribute
to smart solutions for resilient cities

December 3rd, 2019 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments Pargo co-founders Derk Hoekert and Lars Veul were invited to discuss Pargo’s success at the #CoCreateMyCity project on Thursday 21 November. At the event the two leaders in smart logistics joined the ‘CEO Roundtable Discussion’ with Director General of Foreign Economic Relations, Hanneke Schuiling, as well as a select group of top Dutch businesses. The […]