A simple guide to the most popular South African e-commerce platforms to launch your online business

Online businesses are becoming more and more prevalent which has led to an increased interest in e-shops and e-commerce platforms. Our current blog series has been diving into a variety of themes which aim to promote the successful functioning of small, online businesses like yours. Whereas our previous blog dealt with the fundamental role of… Continue reading A simple guide to the most popular South African e-commerce platforms to launch your online business

Powerful and effective social media tips to grow your online business

As an online business owner, you may be struggling with the building of an online business in terms of marketing and reaching out to your target customers. These challenges can be easily solved with a thorough understanding and implementation of social media strategies, including branding and advertising. Our current blog series is dealing with a… Continue reading Powerful and effective social media tips to grow your online business

The Age of Digitalisation: The viability of running a successful online business in South Africa

With increased digitalisation and embracing the modern world of technology, the number of internet users continues to grow on a daily basis. This has opened up numerous windows of opportunities for South African entrepreneurs to undertake business ventures within the online business realm. Due to the challenging economic times, many South Africans are obliged to… Continue reading The Age of Digitalisation: The viability of running a successful online business in South Africa

ECD Delivery: A new smart locker is now available in Lenasia, Johannesburg for your convenience

[Lenasia, Johannesburg]: ECD (Easy Collect & Drop) today announced the installation of a new smart locker in Shell Protea Gardens, Lenasia. With this new locker, ECD aims to provide its delivery service to a wider audience and offer them the benefits of using a convenient, seamless and a flexible delivery experience. To learn more about… Continue reading ECD Delivery: A new smart locker is now available in Lenasia, Johannesburg for your convenience

ECD is now Retail Bay’s delivery partner

[Gauteng, South Africa]: ECD announced a new partnership Retail Bay. This partnership will make it possible to all customers to have their purchases from Retail Bay online store delivered with ECD. The benefits of this new partnership include offering all Retail Bay customers a safe, flexible, and convenient delivery experience with ECD’s smart lockers technology.… Continue reading ECD is now Retail Bay’s delivery partner

ECD Delivery: Expanding Our network with new Smart Lockers installed around Gauteng

[Gauteng, South Africa]: ECD (Easy Collect & Drop) today announced the installation of 3 new smart lockers to expand its coverage around Gauteng. This milestone is a major move for ECD on its mission to improve the last mile delivery service in South Africa, and offer its customers a convenient, seamless, and flexible delivery experience.… Continue reading ECD Delivery: Expanding Our network with new Smart Lockers installed around Gauteng

How to achieve top-notch Customer Experience in your business

There is no doubt that customers are vital to the short- and long-term success of any business (regardless of size, industry, or target market). With a specific focus on the last-mile delivery industry, companies are starting to see various trends develop with regards to customer demands in terms of their experience with a company and… Continue reading How to achieve top-notch Customer Experience in your business

Envisioning the future of last-mile delivery – Keeping up with the latest trends and opportunities

When customers buy a product or use a service, there are important factors that they consider. These factors may be categorised into three groups namely quality, cost and delivery. Delivery, although often seen as inferior to the others, is actually of vital importance as it involves bringing the finished goods or services to the end… Continue reading Envisioning the future of last-mile delivery – Keeping up with the latest trends and opportunities

Migration to digital and innovative shopping platforms: How can business owners keep up with challenges and e-commerce trends in 2021

All business owners know that customers’ needs and wants are constantly changing. However, it is the responsibility of these owners to keep up with customer trends, as well as new innovations within the commercial field. Due to the surge in the use of digital technology, as well as the safety and convenience offered by online… Continue reading Migration to digital and innovative shopping platforms: How can business owners keep up with challenges and e-commerce trends in 2021

Achieving SDGs in Africa: How can the smartlocker business model contribute to the attainment of Global Goals?

The smartlocker industry has undoubtedly become a new and innovative method of conducting last-mile delivery in South Africa. However, this industry has the potential to not only positively affect the country on a national scale, but can have a much greater impact internationally. This blog aims to investigate the ways in which the smartlocker business… Continue reading Achieving SDGs in Africa: How can the smartlocker business model contribute to the attainment of Global Goals?