EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Community News 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Subscribe Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. ABT Holdings (OTC Pink: ABOT, the “Company”) today announced that it has acquired a significant controlling interest in Scoobeez and its affiliated companies, including several corporations, assets, and revenue generating businesses. As reported earlier, Scoobeez is an “On Demand” door to door messenger, courier and delivery service company that primarily utilizes scooters and motorcycles along with cars to facilitate same day deliveries.Shahan Ohanessian, CEO of ABT, “As promised in the second quarter of 2015, I’m extremely delighted to share this great new path in the history of our Company. We have entered into the “On-Demand Logistics System and operations” space, where all types of retailers are seeking immediate customized door-to-door capabilities in hopes of winning loyalty from online shoppers. Scoobeez is merging retailers’ online and store operations with its creative delivery system to complete the full cycle of e-commerce.”Mr. Ohanessian further added, “With the dawn of mobile apps and other Internet-enabled platforms, Scoobeez has entered in the initial frontiers of On-Demand Hyper-Efficient Logistics. As we have witnessed recently, several major online retailers have successfully completed same day delivery pilot programs in major cities. We are strongly positioned to benefit from this trend by becoming a premier delivery service provider for several major retailers.”Benjamin Art also known as “Beno Blanko”, CEO of Scoobeez commented on this strategic acquisition, “In the last few months, ABT has brought in deep business insights and corporate management expertise, which has put us in the path of growth and profitability. We are not only excited about this strategic investment, but also look forward to expand our operational footprint in California and several other states in the upcoming months. Our riders and drivers are the backbone of our business and they have become experts in delivering On-Demand logistic experience to end-users with seamless pick-ups and timely as well as courteous drop offs.”ABT is committed in investing in Scoobeez’s operations and technological infrastructure, which will allow it to successfully cater to this growing trend of Omni channel retailing, where online shoppers’ orders can be delivered on the same day using the Scoobeez systems and processes support. Imran Firoz, CFO of ABT, explained the potential profitability of Scoobeez, “As active participants in Scoobeez operations, we are extremely confident that our delivery pricing, maximization of driver efficiency, and existing lean cost structure will quickly allow us to scale up the business into several locations. This cost effective and efficient logistics can make Scoobeez a leader in this vertical.”ABT Holdings, 225 S Lake Ave #300, Pasadena, or visit www.abtholdings.com. Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Business News Pasadena-based ABT Acquires Scoobeez and Ushers in the Next Wave of On-Demand Same Day Delivery Systems From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 | 2:20 pm Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Business News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Darrel Done BusinessVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website Make a comment Herbeauty9 Tips For Dating As A Single DadHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTiger Woods Is ‘Different Man’ 10 Years After ScandalHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeauty More Cool Stuff Top of the News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena read more
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Nigeria’s Glory Onome Nathaniel is set to be stripped of her women’s 400 metres hurdles gold medal from the 2018 African Championships after she was given a four-year doping ban by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).The 23-year-old, who reached the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles when representing her country at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships in London, has been sanctioned after she tested positive for stanozolol.Nathaniel’s ban has been backdated to August 30, 2018, the date on which the AIU notified her of the Adverse Analytical Finding via the Athletics Federation of Nigeria. She has also had her results from August 5, 2018 to August 30, 2018 disqualified.Nathaniel underwent an incompetition test on August 5 following her victory in the 400m hurdles at her home African Championships in Asaba.Lamiae Lhabze of Morocco will be upgraded from silver to gold in the event, with South African Wenda Nel in line to receive silver.Cameroon’s Audrey Nkamsao is set to be promoted from fourth to third and will inherit Nel’s bronze medal.Nathaniel was a member of Nigeria’s silver medal-winning 4x400m relay team at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.She also claimed three silver medals at the 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku, finishing second in the 400m hurdles, 4x100m relay and 4x400m relay.Her personal best in the 400m hurdles is 55.01sec, set in the Gold Coast 2018 heats before coming sixth in the final.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram read more
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