JSE-listed Imperial Logistics announced on Tuesday that it has bought South African e-commerce logistics specialist Parcelninja. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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The executives behind Wantitall and Parcelninja have launched a “global sourcing” e-commerce website promising half a million branded goods to South Africans at cheaper prices than available through other retailers.
Promoted | Business owners no longer have to worry about a website, warehouse logistics or product delivery to run a successful e-commerce operation in South Africa.
Promoted | Parcelninja processed 20 000 products over the Black Friday period without any problems or delays.
Parcelninja CEO Justin Drennan expects a 500% spike in sales on Black Friday, which requires improved operational systems to cope with the higher load.
Although online retail counts for less than 1% of South Africa’s total retail revenue, local e-commerce players are betting on a rapidly maturing market that is moving online with increasing confidence. According to a recent survey released by advisory firm PwC, the
Parcelninja, the Johannesburg-based start-up launched to take charge of the storage and distribution needs of e-commerce companies in South Africa, has announced it has raised R20m in funding from UK-based C5 Holdings
A Johannesburg start-up has been launched to take charge of the storage and distribution needs of e-commerce companies in South Africa. ParcelNinja was formed when online shopping website Wantitall decided to take charge of its logistics infrastructure to improve its own service and delivery
The rand has taken a beating in recent weeks, falling through the R10/US$ barrier, meaning consumers can expect to pay more for just about everything in the months ahead, including consumer electronics and other IT products. The view from business is that