THE PUPKEWITZ GROUP OF COMPANIES
The Pupkewitz Group of Companies is a recognised contributor to key sectors of the Namibian economy. Covering various retail segments through its four Trading Divisions, namely: Pupkewitz MegaBuild and Builder’s Warehouse; Pupkewitz Motor Division; Pupkewitz MegaTech and Pupkewitz Catering Supplies.
These businesses are grounded on a rich history of entrepreneurship, dating back to 1904 when Max Pupkewitz started a wagon-building business in Okahandja and a General Dealership in Ausspanplatz in 1925. The late Harold Pupkewitz followed in his father’s footsteps by pioneering the landscapes of his respective markets and turning the group into the market leader that it is today.
The spirit of entrepreneurship is increasingly stimulated on the premise that Small and Medium sized Enterprise development (SME’s), is of key importance in creating jobs, reducing unemployment and advancing broad based economic empowerment.
This is evident in the active involvement of Pupkewitz MegaBuild and Pupkewitz MegaTech in the development of 500+ emerging SME’s in retail trading operations with previously disadvantaged Namibian entrepreneurs, mainly in the rural areas. The Group is constantly pursuing to source local supply, where the quality of the product, continuity of supply and price competitiveness of the product can be guaranteed.
The Group’s uniquely Namibian view on business and intimate knowledge of the Namibian business landscape provides it with a competitive advantage of understanding the customer. Government initiatives are supported and alignment with development plans is key to securing good Government business.
The Pupkewitz Group was founded on the pillar of Customer Satisfaction Through Service Excellence and is uniquely positioned by its diverse and decentralised business outlets, rendering a national footprint in 15 towns and one village, creating exciting career opportunities and attractive benefits to its ± 1, 600 employees.
The experience and gravitas of it founders continues to be demonstrated by its management teams and as a proud Namibian company, the Group cultivates a strong culture of business- and family values. These are incorporated in a set of unifying principles, which are considered an important ingredient for business progression and the continued satisfaction experienced by its various clients.