Vanoma Blog

Announcement: Switching to two-hour delivery.

Sun Aug 28th, 2022 by Anselme Mucunguzi

We want to inform our customers that starting on September 5th, 2022, Vanoma will only be providing two-hour delivery. That means a package might not reach the recipient until two hours (or 120 minutes) from when delivery is requested. Of course, a package might get delivered sooner, but we will only guarantee delivery within two hours.

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Creating magical user experiences

Tue Jul 12th, 2022 by Anselme Mucunguzi

Any interaction with a service or a product, tech or otherwise, starts with a need. Catching an Uber ride? That is because you want to move from A to B. Opening the Spotify app?...

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Vanoma software testing philosophy

Tue May 3rd, 2022 by Theophile Nsengimana

Vanoma relies heavily on continuous deployment to ship new features and improvements to our customers. The confidence to ship continuously would not be possible without reliable automated tests...

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No physical address? Not a problem.

Thu Mar 10th, 2022 by Anselme Mucunguzi

Today we are introducing a simple and seamless way for sellers to request delivery of goods to buyers without physical addresses. It is a significant milestone in our quest to simplify last-mile delivery in Africa.

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Real-time delivery tracking for buyers

Wed Jan 26th, 2022 by Theophile Nsengimana

At Vanoma, we aim to equip sellers with the tools and services they need to sell online. Our delivery service, in particular, allows sellers to deliver merchandise to their customers fast with zero friction.

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How we recruit and train our delivery drivers

Thu Dec 23rd, 2021 by Anselme Mucunguzi

One of the most challenging aspects of running an online store in Africa is delivering goods to the buyers. The delivery sector remains primarily informal, relying on independent motorbike taxi drivers (motards).

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Rebranding & Welcoming Theo

Tue Nov 2nd, 2021 by Anselme Mucunguzi

A few days ago, I posted that I had made the difficult decision to resign from Nisawa, a startup that I co-founded and led from inception. I also shared that I incorporated Vanoma, Inc.

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