A TAILORED DISTRIBUTION SOLUTION FOR THE EDUCATION SECTOR
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SOUTH AFRICA’S INSTITUTIONS STRUGGLE TO DELIVER EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS DURING COVID-19 CRISIS
While most training and education providers across South Africa collaborate with students digitally, the delivery, collection and returns of educational materials like stationery, text books, assignments, certificates, reports and student cards remain a challenge.
With Pargo’s convenient pickup point delivery, real-time tracking, country-wide coverage, as well as clear and consistent customer notifications, education providers are able to reach even the most under-digitalised students. Pargo is South Africa’s leading Click & Collect solution with pickup points across urban and rural areas nationwide. Pargo pickup points are based at stores like Clicks, Freshstop at Caltex and Spar grocery stores.
BENEFITS OF PARGO COLLECTION POINTS
BETTER REACH OF STUDENTS
Delivery to 2500+ Pargo pickup points in urban and rural areas, as well as informal settlements.
NO MISSED DELIVERIES
Pargo delivery to a collection point prevents missed deliveries due to inconclusive addresses.
pickup points allow for more affordable consolidated deliveries.
Students can return study materials and assignments at any pickup point.
“We are happy to work with Pargo because of the great national coverage they provide. Their delivery system ensures that our learning materials reach our students,”
“The Pargo team is efficient and professional. Their process was flexible enough to accommodate our internal processes. The system creates waybills electronically from data sheets which has saved time we would have spent on manually completing waybills. They respond to queries swiftly and the tracking system keeps you informed.”
“The switch to emergency E-learning presents South African Universities with the difficult task of reaching under-digitalised students living in hard-to-reach areas, a problem Pargo is able to solve with its countrywide Pickup Point infrastructure.”
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HOW PARGO WORKS
PICKUP POINT SELECTION
Students choose their closest Pargo Pickup Point.
Pargo manages courier collection from the distribution centre to store delivery.
Student receives notifications via SMS and email when the parcel is ready for collection and collects at own convenience.
Students can return assignments at pickup points if needed.
“We started Pargo to solve the challenges of last-mile logistics by creating an accessible, reliable and convenient delivery solution. We all understand the important role education plays, especially in emerging economies. We strive to make a positive contribution by offering seamless delivery of essential study materials, to those students that need them the most during these times of crisis and social distancing.”