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Arpin International Group receives Plus Partner Award

May 17, 2018

Arpin International Group was recognized today as an inaugural recipient of a Plus Partner Award, which celebrates the collaborative efforts of Arpin and Plus Relocation to deliver world-class global mobility solutions. Arpin International Group received the Plus Values Award. This award recognizes a supplier partner that emulates Plus Relocation’s six core values (Radical Integrity, Aggressive […]

Want to love where you work? Come work at Arpin!

May 03, 2018

We’re growing in multiple global locations and seeking talented International Move Coordinators and International Pricing Analysts to join our team! At Arpin International Group, we’re looking for experienced and motivated people to join our teams located in the USA, UK, China, and Singapore! Each global location offers a multicultural workplace where communication, teamwork, and work-life […]

Service Interruption Alert: Customs Delays in Argentina

April 16, 2018

Due to high employee turnover and internal conflicts, Argentina Customs is currently performing clearance services at minimal operational levels. This has resulted in major delays in the processing of household goods shipments. The delays are affecting both import and export shipments during the early stages of documentation processing. Consequently, customers with shipments moving through Argentina should […]

Expect Service Delays during Peak Moving Season in the United States

April 13, 2018

Peak moving season in the United States officially begins on May 15, but the truck-driver shortage is already having an impact on the availability of drayage companies to accept container trucking orders. This is resulting in delayed pickups, deliveries, and additional costs. Therefore, we are notifying customers that additional per diem, demurrage, and detention charges […]

Service Interruption Alert: A Strike by Brazil Customs at the Port of Santos Expected to Cause Delays

April 13, 2018

Customs workers in Brazil elected to apply stricter strike standards at Brazil’s Port of Santos – the largest port on the continent. This move is expected to result in major “work slow-downs” for the remaining workers mandated to work for public safety reasons. As a consequence, we are advising customers with import or export shipments […]

Netmove receives Arpin International Group Partner of the Year Award

April 12, 2018

Arpin International Group has named Netmove, a Brazil-based mobility services company, as its first 2017 Partner of the Year. Arpin presented the award at the 2018 Annual FID I Conference last month. Arnaldo Petarnela, managing director, and Fernando Donadon, of the sales division, received the award on behalf of Netmove. The 2017 Partner of the Year […]

The New European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EUGDPR): What has changed and how to prepare

April 04, 2018

With the recent Facebook data scandal making headlines, the topic of protecting customer data has been thrust back into the spotlight. In an online world, customers often have little choice but to entrust their personal data to the companies with whom they do business. Yet when their data is misused, either through negligence or shady […]

Arpin Strong raises over $79,000, donates to 34 charities in 2017

March 23, 2018

The Arpin Charitable Fund, also known as Arpin Strong, announced in its 2017 year-end report that it has raised over $79,000 and donated to 34 charitable organizations. “2017 was a very successful fundraising year and we were able to exceed last year’s record-breaking donations by more than 6 percent,” said Mark Dearborn, president of Arpin […]

Preparing for an international move: Knowing which household goods and personal effects can be legally and safely shipped will result in a successful move

March 21, 2018

When expats move from one country to another, some have a tendency to get attached to their possessions and bring local products with them for personal use or to share with new acquaintances. Most expats are generally aware that they cannot ship weapons, firearms, and drugs. However, what they may not be aware of is […]

Tax Reform Made Simple: How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Will Change the Moving Industry

March 14, 2018

2017 was a year of uncertainty. Many wondered how this new Congress, divided on thorny issues such as healthcare and immigration, would deal with tax reform. Would they reach an agreement? Would the changes propel the economy or plunge the U.S. into another deep recession? Then, on December 22, 2017, the president signed the Tax […]