INFORMAL DISTRIBUTION

With the Network Developers on standby 24/7, OtD is a well-oiled machine, capable of delivering any service – and not just media distribution.

On the Dot (OtD) has a world-class informal network throughout the country that distributes 1.1 million newspaper copies and 50 000 magazines through its 2 345 sellers, 2 500 spaza shops and 160 independent contractors, all overseen by 15 leading Network Developers located in Pretoria, Limpopo, Johannesburg, Klerksdorp and Cape Town.

 Daily, we distribute and deliver print media products for several publishers through the thousands of sellers, informal traders, and independent contractors we have forged partnerships with. We place high value on offering our clients the best quality service by keeping our finger on the pulse and staying in close contact with our proficient sellers.

Media Sales and Logistics

On the Dot Media Logistics services offer a cost effective and reliable Fixed Route Distribution service to a footprint of over 15,000 retail customers nationally offering

On the Dot Media Logistics offers reliable and cost effective Fixed Route Distribution services to a footprint of over 12 000 retail customers.

You can count on:

  • Fixed route distribution for media products such as magazines and newspapers.
  • Bulk distribution nationally.
  • Just-In-Time Warehousing facilities across 18 Depots.
  • Stock control, picking, and packing.
  • Reverse Logistics, managing returns and account/cash collections.
 

As leaders in South Africa’s print media industry, with a market share of 95% of magazines and 91% share of newspapers, media circulation is our business. We are proven experts in the development and execution of circulation strategies that increase our customers’ success by:

  • Driving costs down;
  • Enhancing reach;
  • Improving market positioning and most importantly;
  • Sales.

With our extensive distribution experience and commitment to offer our clients a solutions driven partnership, at OtD we will liaise on your behalf and manage all the components of your publication’s store presence with our retailers. Our in-house team of highly experienced product managers provide valuable strategic input through insight into the dynamics of diverse sales channels and the achievement of a goal-centred circulation focus.

Non Media Sales and Logistics

On the Dot provides clients with value add services including, Demand Planning, Merchandising, Retail Management, Informal Market and Debtor Management.

OtD offers retail deliveries across all the major chain stores in South Africa.

Our network is fast and efficient, making use of the latest technology to track all deliveries.

Our clients have the option of reverse logistics and returns uplifting services, as well as DC deliveries nationwide.

For sales and information contact:

Danilo Chembene: 062 754 0975

Mphai Pitso: 072 689 1985

Pamphlet Distribution

On the Dot Pamphlet distribution provides access to demographically targeted consumer markets offering a reliable accurate, efficient and cost effective direct marketing communication platform.

On the Dot has been in operation for over 21 years, with an extensive infrastructure that spans 35 local depots and 6 over border depots in Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho and Swaziland – utilizing 328 contract drivers, 2 602 runners and 96 quality controllers.

Our extensive infrastructure and large team allows us to successfully distribute over 806 million pamphlets per year, 65 million community newspapers, more than 20 million Vukuzenzele newspapers per annum to 18.1 million households in 5 days.

Our pamphlet distribution provides clients strategic access to demographically targeted consumer markets offering a reliable accurate, efficient and cost effective direct marketing communication plan.

With our extensive industry knowledge and sophisticated demographic data, OtD has become market leaders, offering the best choice when it comes to distributing your pamphlet to any corner of the country.

In turn for trusting us as the carrier of your message, you’ll receive:

  • Measurable results;
  • Increased reach;
  • Precision market targeting;
  • No wastage and a world class, cost effective media alternative.


We specialize in:

    • Door-to-door;
    • Intersection;
    • And taxi rank distribution.

Multi-Channel Marketing

On the Dot have extended their service offerings to clients, teaming up with a number of experts to offer numerous alternative services, with the launch of Multi-Channel Marketing which includes:

On the Dot have extended their service offerings to clients, teaming up with a number of industry experts to offer numerous alternative services, with the launch of Multi-Channel Marketing which includes:

  • Digital Media
  • Brand activations
  • In -store promotions
  • Intersection Blitzes
  • Mobile Media
  • Out-of-home media
  • In home immersion
  • Media Intelligence
  • Print & Design Packages


This service affords clients multiple ways to reach their audiences successfully.

Subscription Distribution

On the Dot Subscriptions and delivery services help to retain subscribers giving returns you can bank on, our services help you expand subscriber numbers. Fixed Home deliveries offer the following;

With our strategic subscriptions and delivery services, we’ll assist with the retention of your subscribers giving returns you can bank on. Our retention strategy will help expand subscriber numbers. Our fixed home deliveries service offers:

  • Delivery of over 100 000 daily newspapers and magazines subscriptions nationally, 7 days a week;
  • Superior subscriber service;
  • Pre-negotiated access into exclusive gated-communities;
  • Daily delivery door-to-door before 06:30 am;
  • Our unique multiproduct structure offers a single solution to all print media needs;
  • Network comprises of 3 000 delivery agents supervised by 400 organizers.

SLiMS

Our services include warehouse fulfilment, retail management, demand planning, in-store merchandising, order-taking, promotional implementation and last mile solutions with real-time tracking.

SLiMS offers a comprehensive and integrated logistics solutions for consumer packaged goods and e-commerce last mile solutions direct to retail and consumer customers. Our services include warehouse fulfilment, retail management, demand planning, in-store merchandising, order-taking, promotional implementation and last mile solutions with real-time tracking.