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Arpin Group undergoes cybersecurity test to bolster defenses against would-be hackers

January 26, 2017

Arpin Group this month has completed a cybersecurity penetration test, administered by an independent firm, to evaluate the company’s defenses against hackers.

Arpin Group hires Jerry Munoz as Regulatory Compliance Manager

January 03, 2017

Arpin Group has hired Jerry Munoz as regulatory compliance manager.

In his role, Munoz will be responsible for planning, implementing, managing and facilitating Arpin’s regulatory compliance program for both domestic and international employees, agents and other supply chain partners.

Issues in Poti Seaport, Georgia

December 13, 2016

Recent storms have impacted normal operations at the Poti Seaport, Georgia. Since December, the entrance channel depth has been severely obstructed with sedimentation and silt stirred up as a result of turbulent weather. This has made it very difficult for vessels to maneuver.

HM Revenue & Customs issues a new pre online process relating to Transfer of Residence.

November 30, 2016

As of January 1, 2017, the C3, C5, and C104a customs’ forms that are currently used to declare household goods and personal belongings will become obsolete. All applications for Transfer of Residence (ToR) after that date will only be accepted online. The information must be completed by the assignee at GOV.UK.

Arpin Group, Inc. Receives Global Citizenship Award at Cartus 2016 Global Network Conference

October 11, 2016

Arpin Group, Inc. was honored with a Global Citizenship Award at Cartus Corporation’s 2016 Global Network Conference, held October 3-4 in Washington, DC at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, for its corporate social responsibility initiatives. The Cartus Global Network is Cartus’ industry-leading worldwide service provider network, and the company’s Global Citizenship Award recognizes a deeper appreciation for the companies and individuals in the Network who have exemplified Cartus’ core values of service, collaboration, and respect—all fundamental aspects of good global citizenship. The theme of this year’s conference was “Exceeding Customer Expectations.”

Arpin Group Enhances Its Regulatory Compliance Program for Its Growing Worldwide Supply Chain

September 27, 2016

Arpin Group has contracted Dow Jones Risk and Compliance to enhance its anti-bribery, anti-corruption and third-party due diligence compliance screening and monitoring program as the international household goods mover grows its global supply chain.

Marco Uriati Appointed to Chief Operating Officer of Arpin Group

September 14, 2016

Arpin Group has appointed its chief legal officer, Marco P. Uriati, to the position of chief operating officer. He will retain both titles.

Sherry Wang joins Arpin International Group China as global business development executive

August 22, 2016

Sherry Wang has joined Arpin International Group China as a global business development executive.

BREXIT | How To Prepare Positively For The Future

July 19, 2016

The old English adage ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ has never been more relevant then now as the UK stands up to its knees in uncertainty in the aftermath of the Brexit vote. Now that some of the initial debris has settled, we are grabbing our tools and emerging to navigate our way through the muddy Post-Brexit waters. So what next?

SOLAS Update - What To Expect

July 14, 2016

According to most global supply chain reports, the implementation of the July 1 Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Verified Gross Mass (VGM) weighing rule has gone smoothly from an operational perspective. However, the application of additional fees has varied widely and remains unpredictable as supply chain partners continue to access the previously unknown cost of compliance. In total, 162 Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) member countries are parties to the convention and are subject to its requirements.