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Discovering Pargo’s 5 Quirkiest Pick-up Points

During the year, Pargo ran their #TellPargo competition to discover where their on-the-go-getters thought the quirkiest Pargo Pick-up Points would be.

Garnering over 100 comments, the social media post illuminated the range of Pargo Pick-up Points spread specifically across South Africa.

Pick-up Point Appreciation
Pick-up Points are an important feature in what makes Pargo, Pargo. This innovative alternative to home delivery lets Pargo’s on-the-go-getters choose a convenient store to collect their online orders from.

The value of Pargo’s Pick-up Points lies in their convenience of combining the customer’s shopping schedule with collecting their online order at the same place!

Through Pargo constantly establishing convenient Pick-up Points for those that can’t benefit from home deliveries, a few quirky Pick-up Points were bound surface.


Pargo’s Top 5 Quirky Pick-up Pointsto
Redirecting their usual vehement on-the-go energy, Pargo’s dedicated on-the-go-getters sported figurative Indiana Jones sable fedoras as they embarked on this adventure.

Here are the top 5 Quirky Pick-up Points in Pargo’s network of convenience:
  1. Art Sauce: The he(art) of Pick-up Points as voted by you
    The most eccentric, out-of-the-box Pargo Pick-up Point as voted by you is Art Sauce. Located on 62 Roeland Street in Cape Town, this Pick-up Point allows art-lovers of all kinds to pick up on the latest art trends and supplies, while picking up their parcel at this quirky Pargo Pick-up Point.

  2. FreshStop at Caltex: Fill up while you pick up
    FreshStop at Caltex is an omnipresent Pick-up Point located across South Africa. At more than 200 FreshStop stores, this Pick-up Point is for the on-the-go-getter who is literally on the go! From site-seeing to traveling for work, the cross-province presence of FreshStop is the epitome of Click and Collect convenience.

  3. Musician’s Gear Zone: Sound pitch AND Pick-up Point
    Musician’s Gear Zone is nestled in The Pearls of Umhlanga Mall off the coast of Kwazulu-Natal. It caters to the on-the-go-getter who needs a musical pick-me-up while picking up their parcel at this convenient Pick-up Point.

  4. Kalky’s Fish & Chips: Click & Collect, then chew with a view
    Located in Kalk Bay harbour in the Western Cape, this fisherman’s paradise is definitely a kooky collection spot. For the on-the-go-getter that craves a little sea-breeze and slaptjips while collecting their parcel, Kalky’s Fish and Chips is the Pick-up Point for you.

  5. Clicks: The cornerstone of ubiquitous convenience
    From Cheerful Chatsworth in Kwazulu-Natal all the way to Zesty Zevenwacht in the Western Cape, the cluster of convenient Clicks’ Pick-up Points reigned supreme. Coinciding with Pargo’s mission statement of creating access for anybody in Africa, Clicks’ accessibility makes for a desirable Pick-up Point in Pargo’s network.


What is #TellPargo?
#TellPargo is one of Pargo’s most fruitful social media campaigns. The sweepstake gets their on-the-go-getters engaged in all things Pargo. Posed by an open question, the monthly sweepstake attracts more than 100 responses from their followers!

From significant days of appreciation like their Women’s Day campaign, all the way to educating their African audience on what smart logistics is with their multiple Click and Collect campaigns, the unique sweepstake takes on a plethora of projects.

Daring Discoveries
To date, Pargo has set up over 2500 Pick-up Points for their customers. These Pick-up Points are found in popular stores like Clicks, The Body Shop, FreshStop at Caltex, as well as hidden gems like local pharmacies, coffee shops – even farm stalls.

Pargo also recently established cross-border Pick-up Points in neighbouring countries: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and eSwatini.

If you’re ever concerned about getting your parcels delivered, Pargo’s got a Pick-up Point for you!