Embracing frictionless last-mile delivery with WumDrop

WumDrop is a state-of-the-art last-mile delivery service that specialises in same-day and on-demand delivery. We are excited to announce that from 01 August 2023, this innovative delivery service will also be available on Bob Go.

Founded by entrepreneur Simon Hartley in 2014, WumDrop was the first to pioneer addressless delivery in Africa. They continue to optimise last-mile delivery in Africa by combining a relentless obsession with end-user experience and the best engineering talent.

This partnership between Bob Go and WumDrop brings together scalable technology, a passion for great user experience, and innovation in seamless smart shipping. “We are delighted to embark on this thrilling journey with WumDrop,” says Jaco Roux, Head of Product for Bob Group. “In the wake of the pandemic, there has been a significant demand for on-demand and same-day deliveries. Therefore, our partnership with WumDrop directly addresses this request from our merchants. Their vision perfectly aligns with our current and future strategies. We are confident that this collaboration will bring great advantages to South African merchants.” 

WumDrop founder, Simon Hartley, agrees: “With over 7000 reviews and a 4.9 rating on Google, we’re proud to have the best customer satisfaction record of any delivery company in Africa. We’ve achieved that with rates that are comparable to multi-day economy services, but paired with a same day delivery service powered by a team genuinely obsessed with customer experience. To that end, our values align perfectly with Bob Go. Like us, they work every day to deliver the highest value by combining cost efficiency with obsession for customer experience. Working with a business that aims to build good things is satisfying, and energising. For those reasons, we’re proud and excited to join Bob Go as a delivery service provider.”

Through Bob Go, merchants will be able to offer their customers same-day delivery services in major cities across South Africa. This includes Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Bloemfontein, Polokwane, Nelspruit, Kimberley, Mossel Bay, and Gqeberha. Specifically, WumDrop will be available from a main centre address to a location within 100km in the serviced areas. Book shipments on Bob Go before 10h00 to guarantee same-day delivery.

With this exciting development, customers can expect a seamless and efficient delivery experience. It will meet their needs and exceed their expectations. Bob Go and WumDrop are committed to providing the best possible service to their customers, and this partnership is a testament to that commitment.