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South African online meal kit provider is ‘cooking up a storm’

UCOOK, South Africa’s largest online meal kit provider, has scaled from 24 meals in its first delivery five years ago, to thousands every week now thanks to Picup’s disruptive logistics solution. UCOOK’s expert food team collaborates with top SA chefs and food talent to produce 12 inspired recipes each week. Customers can choose their favourites […]


South African eatery enhances security thanks to AXIS solution

Matthew Scott-Lyon, a well-known restaurateur and owner of the Big Bad Wolf pizza bar, an upscale eatery in the newly renovated Cedar Square shopping centre in Northern Johannesburg, wanted to provide a safe, aesthetically pleasing culinary delight for his customers in this latest establishment. With the alarming increase in mall and retail store robberies, he […]


South African investment company accelerates its cloud journey

EasyEquities, an innovative South Africa investment platform, began its journey into the Amazon Web Services in 2019. The company sought to implement a robust cloud infrastructure based on best practices and needed a partner to accelerate the journey. EasyEquities consulted Synthesis due to its vast experience of working with AWS and its track record of […]


DNI plans for future ICT capacity and performance needs, with Datacentrix

DNI, an investment company in the telecommunications and distribution sectors, has had its Johannesburg-based server room revamped thanks to Datacentrix, meaning that current capacity and performance-related challenges have been overcome. Borne from intellectual capital in 2006, DNI began as a procurement business offering cost reduction and supply chain optimisation solutions to large corporations. Four years later, […]


Leading CSP increases revenue by 10% with Nexign

Success story summary Chinguitel is one of the largest communications service providers in Mauritania. When Chinguitel’s billing system failed to bill subscribers accurately and revenue decreased, the company worked quickly to resolve the problem. Chinguitel compared solutions from several companies and chose Nexign. Challenge Chinguitel has an excellent reputation for providing subscribers with top-notch services, […]


Axis donation gives orphanage peace of mind

A fully networked camera solution provides visibility and accountability, letting orphanage focus on what’s important – its children. According to the South African Child Gauge Report of 2018, millions of South Africa’s children are still hungry, 40% have had multiple experiences of violence in their homes, schools and communities, and over four million children don’t […]


Bidvest Waltons delivers on its promise after subscribing to Picup’s TMS solution

By streamlining its entire logistics and last-mile delivery process, Bidvest Waltons can deliver on its promise and improve the overall customer experience. The stationer has subscribed to Picup’s Transport Management System (TMS) to deliver a reliable logistics solution. The partnership was born when Bidvest Waltons encountered Picup through an ongoing project to improve service delivery and efficiencies […]


South African retailer boosts agility with Oracle

Outdoor and fashion retailer, Cape Union Mart International Pty Ltd, has selected Oracle to modernise its retail operations. With the Oracle Retail Cloud, the company plans to fuel growth across all sales channels with better inventory visibility and more sophisticated merchandise assortments that keep shoppers coming back for more. “This is a complex project, touching […]


Decision Inc is implementing a Microsoft data warehouse at the Kaap Agri group

Decision Inc is in the process of implementing a Microsoft data warehouse at the Kaap Agri group. This will optimise how it manages its data to more effectively integrate the information and deliver better business insights. About Kaap Agri The Kaap Agri group specialises in retail and trade in agricultural, fuel, and related retail markets […]


Cquential takes Sensory FX warehouse to the next level

An updated warehouse management system is helping to make Sensory FX more efficient and positioning it for expansion. Profile Sensory FX is a leading local developer and manufacturer of flavours and fragrances into the African market. The company exports to a number of customers across the African continent, serving a wide range of industries including […]


Namibian financial holdings company improves infrastructure thanks to Nutanix

A Namibian financial holdings company that has seen its number of employees rise from 50 to 900 in a decade turned to Nutanix to improve its infrastructure model. Trustco Holdings is a dual listed diversified Namibian financial services group that invests and operates in sustainable high growth assets in emerging markets. Employing 900 people, the company […]


Omnia Group deploys Apex BI’s Clarity Technology Expense Management platform

The Omnia Group, a diversified chemicals group that supplies chemicals and specialised services and solutions for the agriculture, mining and chemical application industries, has deployed Apex BI’s Technology Expense Management (TEM) platform, Clarity, which delivers detailed insights across the entire group through to user level. The meta data Clarity attributes to each user is vital […]


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