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These Top Pargo Pickup Points Showed Off In September

October 29th, 2020 / Stephan Basson / 0 comments It’s that time again when we get to celebrate our top-performing Pargo Pickup Points. Congratulations to the Promenade Centre Clicks in Mitchells Plain and Bank City Pharmacy in Johannesburg for being Pargo’s Top Pickup Points of September! Not only do these pickup points personify service-with-a-smile, but they also boast the best parcel scan rate nationwide, […]

Pargo Creates Access To Ecommerce For Informal Settlements Across South Africa

October 29th, 2020 / Stephan Basson / 0 comments The biggest challenge etailers face in South Africa is that of logistics. With over 21% of South Africans living in informal settlements and over 35.7% in rural areas, delivery, a supposedly simple task, becomes one fraught with complications. Inconclusive addresses, subpar infrastructure and, in some cases, even safety concerns, make home delivery impossible and result […]

Radio 702 Interview With Lars Veul And Refiloe Mpakanyane On Saving The Academic Year

August 4th, 2020 / Stephan Basson / 0 comments Refiloe Mpakanyane: It is 07:53, welcome to it if you’ve just joined us, the Saturday edition of Weekend Breakfast.  Usually, in this time, we have a small business wellness check-in and in this instance we’re talking to a homegrown company, the CEO of a homegrown company, who have during lockdown and during this COVID-19 pandemic […]

No Student Left Behind: Universities Partner With Pargo To Reach Under-digitalised Students

July 30th, 2020 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments South Africa’s top universities, including The University of Cape Town (UCT), The University of the Free State (UFS) and Rhodes University, have partnered with Pargo to distribute essential study materials to under-digitalised students around the country. By utilising Pargo’s nationwide network of over 2,500 Pickup Points, universities are enabling all students’ participation in E-learning. The […]

rain has more than doubled the number of Pargo pick-up points for 4G SIM cards

July 8th, 2020 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments rain, South Africa’s unlimited data network, is responding to the growing demand for their data-only SIM cards by making them available more broadly. Through their partnership with Pargo, they’ve more than doubled the number of Pick-up Points where customers can collect a rain 4G SIM. There are now 260 Pargo Pick-up Points inside selected Clicks […]

V&A WATERFRONT IS FIRST MALL WITH CLICK AND COLLECT DRIVE-THROUGH SERVICE

June 10th, 2020 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments The V&A Waterfront is partnering with one of South Africa’s leading Click and Collect service providers, to offer an alternative for shoppers who want to avoid possible exposure to COVID-19 by queuing in shops, but who still want to collect their own goods. The new Click and Collect Drive Through service will allow customers to […]

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

May 20th, 2020 / Michaela Gabriel / 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 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments Updated: 3 July 2020. 14h40 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 / Michaela Gabriel / 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 / Michaela Gabriel / 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 […]