Pargo is a logistics solution that let’s consumers collect and return parcels at dedicated pickup points. We are extending across the African continent, contact us the explore opportunities outside of South Africa. Currently we offer over 2500 pickup points across every town in South Africa. Businesses use Pargo as an additional logistics service next to home delivery which they offer through couriers. Pargo allows online retailers to add Click and collect as a delivery option, which helps you to differentiate from the competition. After all 43% of online shoppers abandon their basket due to the lack of convenient delivery options. Pargo plugins integrate with all shopify platforms, no special programming required!
Benefits for Merchants
- Email and SMS notification on shipments
- Pargo login for consolidated tracking of all your Pargo shipments
- Flat rates across the whole of South Africa
- Improved support with extended operating hours and no thread of strikes and backlogs
- Decreased delivery costs through consolidated deliveries and a 100% delivery rate on first attempt
- Unique returns solution without the trouble of home collections
- Viral consumer marketing through word-of-mouth recommendations via online savvy Pargo customers
How Pargo works in 6 steps
- Shop and choose Pargo as your preferred shipping option.
- After payment your closest Pargo pick-up point is preselected
- Select different pick-up point if needed.
- Delivery will be done to your chosen pick-up point.
- You will receive an email and SMS when your parcel arrives at the selected Pargo point.
- Customers collect their parcels when it suits them best.
Benefits for customers
- Better service provision through secure and transparent real time tracking and regular notifications via email and SMS
- Over 2500 pickup points across every town in South Africa
- Most stores open 24/7Urban and rural presence, including informal settlements
- Well-known and trusted South African stores: Clicks, Spar, Lewis, Freshstop at Caltex, and local individual owned stores
- Pickup point popup map with search for easy collection point selections
A few simple changes to your store’s theme files are necessary for the Pargo App to work correctly. We also have the following 8min video showing how to complete the steps below: