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Port Infrastructure Surcharges – Australia

January 21, 2020

We have been informed by our supplier partners in Australia of regularly increasing terminal handling charges, one payable to the shipping line, and another called “infrastructure charges” or “terminal access charges” payable to the Port Terminal Operator. These charges are currently being levied directly on cargo importers or exporters and do not form part of […]

Service Interruption Alert: A Strike by CGT Union Crews at Ports Throughout France Disrupting Operations

January 21, 2020

We would like to inform you of a three-day strike by CGT union crews which are disrupting operations to varying degrees at seven ports in France – Calais, Dunkirk, Le Havre, Rouen, Nantes-Saint-Nazaire, La Rochelle, and Marseille. Ferry ports Le Havre and Marseille are totally blocked; commercial docks are blocked at Rouen and Nantes; and […]

Arpin Van Lines’ Drivers and Agents Volunteer for Wreaths Across America for the 7th Year

December 19, 2019

It is an annual event, which Arpin volunteers look forward to participating in every year. Wreaths Across America Day wreath laying ceremonies took place on Saturday, December 14, all over the country. This year, Arpin drivers and agents were honored to transport 132,000 wreaths to 40 different veteran cemeteries across the United States. The Arpin […]

Sixth Annual Arpin Strong Golf Tournament raises over $45,000 for charity, $175,000 over past 6 years

December 12, 2019

The Arpin Charitable Fund announced today that its Sixth Annual Arpin Strong Golf Tournament, held at the Four Oaks Country Club in Dracut, Massachusetts, has successfully raised $45,856 for charity. The Arpin Charitable Fund, also known as Arpin Strong, was formed to help those in need during natural disasters, or when unfortunate circumstances arise, by […]

Arpin International Movers of Ireland Celebrates 10 Years in Business

November 27, 2019

Pictured here, from left to right, are Keith Whelan, Country Manager, Dee Hulse, Managing Director, Stephanie Lenehan, Move Coordinator, Natasza Przybylska, Operations Manager, and Dominik Bazyluk, Move Coordinator Nass, Co. Kildare, Ireland (November 18, 2019)– Arpin International Movers of Ireland Ltd is pleased to announce the celebration of 10 years in business. The Ireland office, […]

Arpin International Group Honored with Sterling Lexicon Gold Award for Service Excellence

November 26, 2019

The Celebration of Suppliers ceremony by Sterling Lexicon was held on October 15, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. Over 250 relocation professionals attended the event. There, Bridget Ritchie, Arpin’s Vice President of Global Business Development – Corporate Accounts, proudly accepted the Gold Award for Service Excellence on behalf of Arpin International Group. Bridget Ritchie, Vice President […]

Service Interruption Alert: A Strike by Union Crews at Canadian National Railway Company Expected to Cause Delays

November 21, 2019

We would like to inform you of the strike by union crews operating the Canadian National Railway, the country’s largest railroad, now in its second day. More than 3,000 workers voted to strike shortly after midnight on 19 November citing concerns over long hours, fatigue, and dangerous working conditions. Consequently, since rail is the main […]

Arpin Group Companies earn industry awards for outstanding supplier service and performance

October 31, 2019

Arpin Group has received several industry awards for outstanding performance and for demonstrating a high commitment to service among supply chain partners. These awards were delivered at individual company ceremonies held October 15-19, coinciding with the Worldwide ERC Global Workforce Symposium in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. “We value our relationships with our customers and supplier partners […]

Arpin Group Donates 1,352 Pounds of Food to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank

October 16, 2019

Arpin Group is pleased to announce the collection and donation of 1,352 pounds of non-perishable food items to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. At the beginning of September 2019, Arpin’s Sustainability Committee worked together to strategize how they could make an impact on the community while also promoting awareness for Hunger Action Month. They […]

News Alert – Update on Brexit: What To Expect

October 03, 2019

Arpin International Group would like to provide you with an update on Brexit. Unless a withdrawal agreement is passed by Parliament and agreed to with the European Union (EU), the United Kingdom is leaving the EU on the 31 October. Freedom of movement around the EU will become more restricted for non-EU nationals and costs […]