10 South African Entrepreneurs Innovating In Logistics

10 South African Entrepreneurs Innovating In Logistics. The South African logistics and supply chain industry has grown as more entrepreneurs are coming up with innovative solutions that make it convenient for clients to receive their goods. These entrepreneurs are making significant strides in the logistics sector through innovative technology, strategic investments, and efficient project management. Their work is transforming how logistics and supply chain operations are conducted in South Africa and beyond.

Tshepo Mekoa

Brima Logistics was established in 2005 on the vision of Tshepo Mekoa, founder and owner. The founding vision was, and continues to be, to offer customers a broad spectrum of logistics services that will honour the principles of excellence, efficiency and productivity.

Khathutshelo Mufamadi

Khathutshelo Mufamadi is the founder and CEO of Droppa. Droppa is an on-demand logistics service that makes it convenient and safer to transport your parcels, goods and furniture by using our easy-to-use mobile app and interactive booking system.

Godiragetse Fareed Mogajane

Godiragetse Fareed Mogajane is the founder of Delivery Ka Speed SA. Delivery Ka Speed is a food delivery service for Ekasi. The company believes in bringing accessibility to townships and elevating the Kasi lifestyle. It prides itself in giving its customers the best delivery services and maintaining high delivery standards.

Sizwe Nzima

Iyeza Health is a specialist health company committed to changing the face of public health in South Africa. Iyeza Health offer accessible alternatives to the current status quo in the health products distribution and supply chain. Iyeza Health stems from humble beginnings where founder, Sizwe Nzima, used a single bicycle to deliver chronic medication to his grandmother’s home. After spotting a desperate need for the service in the wider community, Nzima set up a bicycle courier service, Iyeza Express, and delivered life-saving prescription medication throughout Khayelitsha.

Neo Hutiri

Neo Hutiri is the founder & Managing Director of Technovera. This is a social impact startup that is focused on technology inclusion with the aim of improving the last mile for chronic medication access in Africa. The company has developed Pelebox, a Smart Locker system that enables patients to collect their repeat chronic medication in under 2 minutes instead of waiting hours on queues at public clinics.

Kim Reid

Kim Reid is the founder and Chairman of Takealot Group. is the leading eCommerce retailer in South Africa and one of the largest, most innovative eCommerce retailers on the African continent. The company’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa, built around the simple concept that its customer comes first.

Lars Veul

Lars Veul is the co-founder and director of Pargo, a smart logistics platform that makes delivery more accessible, affordable and convenient for anybody in Africa through a tech-enabled network of Pargo drop-off and pick-up points.

Victor Chaitezvi

Victor Chaitezvi is the founder & CEO of Tripplo. Tripplo is creating the new standard for road freight Logistics across Africa by building a logistics technology platform that facilitates the safe & efficient movement of cargo and then automates operations for transporters, cargo owners & cargo brokers starting in the SADC region.

Alex Schmitt

Determined to build an enterprise that would not only provide him with financial freedom but also offer opportunities to some of his closest friends, Alex Schmitt partnered with best friend Cyle Obermeyer to create Parcel iT. Alex’s 20 years of experience in sales, retail, e-commerce development, Google and social marketing merged with Cyle’s extensive IT experience, and Parcel iT was born – an online solution for small to large online retailers. As Chief Executive Officer, Alex oversees the overall operations as well as handling new business and client meetings. Alex believes strongly that employees are a company’s support structure and that a company can only grow if the structure is strong. His goal is for Parcel iT to become South Africa’s number one e-commerce and online marketplace fulfilment centre for small to large B2C and B2B retailers.

Oscar Magudulela

L&M Removals commenced its furniture removals business in the year 2010 operating only in the Nelspruit area, Mpumalanga Province at that time to becoming a national brand. Oscar Magudulela spent over 10 years working in the furniture removals business before he resigned to take a new direction within the business sector. He then took the initiative to form a removal company in which he invested the start-up capital equity investment into this business.

By Thomas Chiothamisi

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