Justin Drennan is the co-founder of ParcelNinja, a cloud-based warehousing and delivery business geared towards ecommerce businesses. Originally a programmer, Justin initially left the world of IT to go into merchant banking and has worked with BoE Merchant Bank, TransUnion IT and RMB bank. In 2014, he combined his passions for IT and business to start ParcelNinja. Justin has consulted with a variety of the largest e-commerce players in SA, and is widely regarded as one of the most knowledgeable individuals in e-commerce.
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1 - Where Does Your Irrepressible Entrepreneurial Spirit Come From?
2 - How Did You Come Up With The Idea For Wantitall?
3 - How Did ParcelNinja Originate?
4 - What Is Difficult About E-Commerce That Entrepreneurs Should Understand?
5 - What Is A Life Hack You've Deployed During Your Own Entrepreneurial Journey?
6 - How Have You Approached Innovation Within ParcelNinja?
7 - What Does The Chaos Behind The Scenes Look Like At ParcelNinja?
8 - What Are Some Of The Challenges In Delivering Parcels To Disconnected Communities In South Africa?
9 - What Can Smaller E-Commerce Entrepreneurs Do To Be Competitive Against The Big Guys?
10 - What Advice Do You Have For South Africans Wanting To Market Their E-Commerce Stores Abroad?
About This Recipe
Logistics are a critical part of your e-commerce strategy. How you get your product to your consumer should be of utmost importance because that's the last bit of interaction you have with them and that is what leaves an impression. The quality of your delivery service has just as much of an impact as the quality of your product. ParcelNinja co-founder Justin unpacks what it takes to build an effective delivery strategy for your e-commerce business.
What You'll Learn
There is a lot about the current e-commerce landscape that we take for granted. A lot of the platforms, payment solutions and logistic systems that e-tailers have available to them today were not as easily accessible less than two decades ago. Less than two decades ago, shipping products in and out of South Africa, particularly as a small business, was quite difficult.
In this recipe, ParcelNinja’s co-founder Justin Drennan outlines effective ecommerce logistics.
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