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What Pargonauts are doing for Mandela Day

July 16th, 2019 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments Nelson Mandela International Day is upon us! In celebration of Mandela’s life and the values that this legend stood for, on his birthday 18 July the whole world strives to make the world a better place. Following in the footsteps of Mandela who dedicated 67 years of his life serving humanity, “67 minutes for Mandela” […]

Welcome Michelle and Peter

July 4th, 2019 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments Meet the new additions to the Pargo team: Peter de Beer and Michelle Pillay. Peter is a cool, calm and collected high performer, both inside and outside of the office. He joins Pargo as a Project Manager. Michelle has been a go-getter since the tender age of 15. Her expertise are rooted in sales, with […]

How Click and Collect Is Changing the Norm

June 27th, 2019 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments Out with the old and in with the new. Click and Collect has revolutionized the way online shoppers collect their goods. Waiting on the courier company, worrying about the estimated delivery time slots and inconsistent tracking of the whereabouts of the parcel is now an old song. With e-commerce growth set to reach 45.4m users […]

Pargo launches Instant Click and Collect, cutting out delivery times

June 26th, 2019 / Lars Veul / 0 comments Pargo, South Africa’s leading Click and Collect service provider, launched Instant Click and Collect. This service allows customers to instantly collect their orders at a Pargo Pick-up Point of their choice, without having to wait for the delivery of their order. Pargo effectively allows companies to pre-ship and store their goods at selected pick-up points, […]

Why Takealot’s Pick-up Points make so much sense

May 22nd, 2019 / Lars Veul / 0 comments Takealot opens 30 pick-up points to offer their customers an alternative to home delivery Earlier this month popular online retail giant Takealot announced the launch of their own Click and Collect network to service Takealot online shoppers with a convenient delivery method by opening 30 of their own pick-up points around the country. This is […]

10 tips to turn abandoned shopping carts into revenue

May 21st, 2019 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments Businesses are going online at a fast rate. With a world population of over 7 billion people, according to Internet World Stats, over 4 billion of this population use the internet and out of the 7 world regions Africa is ranked at number 3 following Asia and Europe. Based on these statistics, it’s not rocket […]

10 Productivity Hacks all South Africans Should Know About

March 25th, 2019 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments If you care about productivity at all and getting more done in less time like our staff members do, this article is written for you. I’m sure we’ve heard these famous words “there aren’t enough hours in a day”. Well, you live in a body and on planet Earth that spins for 24 hours – […]

Pargo launches cross-border delivery service to Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland

March 5th, 2019 / Lars Veul / 0 comments Pargo, South Africa’s leading smart logistics company, recently expanded their network of parcel pick-up points to Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland. Their new cross-border delivery service utilizes existing partnerships with Clicks and Lewis as well as new local retailers, such as Choppies. The service will enable South African companies to send parcels cross-border and offer […]

Cape Union Mart joins the Pargo Click and Collect movement

March 5th, 2019 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments Cape Union Mart, South Africa’s favourite outdoor adventure store have partnered with Pargo, South Africa’s leading Click and Collect service provider, to launch Click and Collect. With this strategic move, the 85-year-old family business ensures that their online shoppers can buy online and collect from any store within the group, including Cape Union Mart, Keedo, […]

Fall in love with love all over again this Valentine’s Day!

February 6th, 2019 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments Would you believe me if I told you that Pargo delivers L.O.V.E. wrapped in boxes, at your chosen Pick-Up Point of course – it’s love month and we caught the fever! Struggling to find a quintessential Valentine’s Day gift for your personal person? Well, crack your brain no more, Date Factory is the name you […]

2019: Click & Collect Rising

February 1st, 2019 / Lars Veul / 0 comments A startup never sleeps and while most people rested their eyes for a couple of moments during the December holidays Pargo finished the year on a high and worked really hard to ensure that everybody got their parcel. And with success! We had our busiest month ever and managed to keep everybody smiling. Thank you […]

Why 25 million South Africans love online shopping and you should too

January 30th, 2019 / Michaela Gabriel / 0 comments The internet has revolutionized the way we live. Like it or not, eCommerce is becoming a way of life – Amazon’s founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, ranked one of the richest men in the world, is a testament to this. But why has it become so popular? We explain our top 10 reasons for the […]