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Arpin Van Lines’ drivers deliver 93,000 wreaths to veteran cemeteries on National Wreaths Across America Day

January 02, 2019

Arpin Van Lines’ drivers and agents from locations across the country volunteered to collect and deliver remembrance wreaths to be laid at veteran cemeteries on National Wreaths Across America Day on December 15. “This is our sixth year participating in Wreaths Across America Day, and we are proud to be a part of this national […]

In Memoriam – Robert E. Sullivan

December 19, 2018

With great sadness and sense of loss, we share with you that we’ve lost a valued colleague and friend.  Bob Sullivan, Arpin Group’s SVP of Corporate Accounts, passed away suddenly on Saturday, December 15. Bob was a highly valued and respected member of the Arpin team and the global employee relocation industry, where he worked […]

Service Interruption: Air Shipments Experiencing Delays Due to Increased Holiday Volume

December 11, 2018

Household goods shipments moving by air are currently experiencing delays as airlines are giving priority to high yield small packages, express, and perishable cargo. Arpin will proceed with due diligence when booking air shipments to avoid delays and keep service disruptions to an absolute minimum. However, space availability changes daily and customers sending shipments via […]

The importance of using a FIDI-accredited moving company

December 03, 2018

Moving can be a stressful experience. When moving to another country, the process becomes even more complex, as you factor in international shipping, customs, a new country’s laws, and adjusting to a new culture. That’s why you need a competent relocation professional on your side, acting as your company’s advocate and personal advisor throughout the […]

China’s Individual Income Tax – Part II: The Specifics Being Proposed

November 20, 2018

Preview: The Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) met regarding the Draft Amendment on October 13, and further elaborated on the changes to the People’s Republic of China’s Individual Income Tax Laws (IIT). The specifications released include: Common Reporting Standard China-Sourced Income Taxable Income Itemized Deductions Anti-Tax Avoidance Residency and Global Tax […]

David Arpin receives Wreaths Across America Spirit of Giving Award

November 13, 2018

Arpin Van Lines’ President and CEO, David Arpin, received the James Prout Spirit of Giving Award from Sarah and Rob Worcester of Wreaths Across America during the 34th Annual Arpin Agent Convention held in Newport, Rhode Island. The Wreaths Across America James Prout Spirit of Giving Award commemorates James Prout, owner of a Maine trucking […]

Arpin Group Earns Industry Awards for Supplier Service and Performance

October 31, 2018

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 17-19, coinciding with the Worldwide ERC Global Workforce Symposium in Seattle, Washington. “We aim to provide our customers and industry partners with the […]

China’s Individual Income Tax: Drastic Changes Being Proposed

October 12, 2018

Preview A new Draft Amendment regarding Individual Income Tax Reform is currently being proposed to the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC). This Amendment encompasses key revisions such as: New criteria for tax residence New tax deduction items Replacement of the current schedular taxation structure Consolidation of certain tax brackets Introduction of anti-tax […]

Arpin International Group names Deena Fernandes head of operations for Arpin Middle East

October 12, 2018

Arpin International Group has named Deena Fernandes head of operations for Arpin Middle East. In her new role, Fernandes will oversee and manage all international operations in the Middle East office, including allocation of moves, data integrity, pricing, and monitoring the team’s performance. “As a move coordinator, Deena demonstrated patience during challenging circumstances, as well […]

Service Interruption Alert: Hurricane Michael Results in Port Closures in the United States

October 09, 2018

Hurricane Michael is expected to make landfall near Panama City, Florida, as a Category 3 Hurricane Wednesday afternoon. States of emergency have been declared in Florida, Alabama, and Georgia. Consequently, the U.S. Coast Guard has mandated that no vessels may enter, transit, or remain within the safety zone without the permission of the captain of […]