April 9th, 2021 / Stephan Basson / 0 comments A quarter of the year in and Pargo parcels continue to jet off to every corner of South Africa. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of our vast network of over 3,000 pickup points, we’ve already delivered hundreds of thousands of parcels this year. Though all our pickup points have been hard at work, […]

These Are The Top Pargo Pickup Points That Fired Up February

March 8th, 2021 / Stephan Basson / 0 comments 2021 started off with a bang! Hundreds of thousands of parcels have already been delivered across South Africa thanks to the hard work of our vast network of Pargo pickup points. Out of over 3,000 pickup points, two really stood out this past February with a stellar customer satisfaction rating and perfect Pargo App record. […]

Pargo Gold: Is The Customer Really Always Right?

December 9th, 2020 / Stephan Basson / 0 comments Ever wondered how we maintain an average 4.8 out of 5 customer experience rating on Google? Stellar customer service of course! Something our Partner Manager, Adrian Johannes, knows plenty about. For our next round of Pargo Gold Adrian shares one of his many first-hand experiences of Pargo’s core value — prioritise customers. “The value I […]

Pargo Gold: Setting Up The First Pargo Pickup Points For Success

December 1st, 2020 / Stephan Basson / 0 comments Gather ‘round we’ve got some Pargo Gold to hand out. In the next couple of months, we will be sharing Pargo Gold – stories of blood, sweat and tears, entrepreneurial wisdom and never published before anecdotes from the fastest-growing smart logistics company in Africa. First up, we have Adilah Ryklief, Senior Partner Manager at Pargo, […]

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 […]


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 […]