Launched in 2013, Parcelninja is a cloud-based warehousing and delivery solution for eCommerce stores in South Africa. With South Africa being one of the countries with the fastest internet economies, there is still infrastructure issues to help eCommerce businesses thrive. With Parcelninja, their turn-key solution aims to help reduce overhead costs and improve delivery times for businesses. With the founder’s background in starting WantItAll (holding company of ParcelNinja), helping grow Superbalist and partnering with Makro, they all will make a significant traction in helping eCommerce proliferate in South Africa.
Parcelninja is the country’s first cloud based eCommerce warehouse and order fulfilment service. The company is an offers an an eCommerce fulfilment service as a “ecommerce logistics enabler” which stores, packs, and delivers goods. It also provides a web interface that lets merchants keep track of all their products with real-time analytics. Parcelninja made it very possible for online shops to outsource most of their ecommerce needs, with clients including Superbalist, WantItAll, Grabit, DCStore, Juniva, Action Gear, Kids Emporium and Flook.
While mainly based in South Africa, Parcelninja has raised a total of $1.7 million in investment in order to grow its operations and increase its client base.
- Company: Parcelninja
- Started: 2013
- Total VC Funding: $1.7 million
- HQ: Nairobi, Kenya
- Co-founders: Justin Drennan, Ryan Drennan and Terence Murphy
- Product: eCommerce