Pieter has a deeply rooted passion for technology and retail. He is the founder of eHome.co.za, established in 2012. Pieter graduated with an Honours degree in informatics from the University of Stellenbosch in 2009, and completed his Master’s in Business Administration from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in 2013. Pieter acts as operations manager at Herholdt Group, a family business with various subsidiaries in retail, wholesale, commercial property management and manufacturing, and he is primarily responsible for the operations, purchasing and marketing of the household-goods retail division. As a passionate entrepreneur with a background in the information technology and retail sector, he understands the full spectrum surrounding the e-commerce industry in South Africa. He believes that competitive pricing, exceptional customer service and speedy delivery at no extra cost is the key to e-commerce success.
Marli has known the transport and logistics industry since she can remember, making her a perfect fit for the logistics brain behind eHome.co.za. Marli grew up in a family that owns and manage a logistical company and was interested in this industry since she was very young She obtained a B. Comm degree with honours from the University of Stellenbosch in 2011 and completed her Masters in Commerce with focus on logistics in 2013. She is especially interested in lean warehousing and lean supply chain management, and believes these elements are central to the success of e-commerce firms in South Africa. As operations manager of eHome.co.za, Marli oversees warehousing, as well as primary and secondary distribution. She ensures that purchased products are delivered across the whole of South Africa in the shortest possible time.