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Arpin International Group Opens Office in Shanghai, China

June 01, 2010

Arpin International Group, the worldwide household goods forwarder, has established its first office on mainland China, expanding the company’s presence in Asia. Arpin acquired the new office via the purchase of Rhema Capital Investments.

Arpin International Group China will provide household goods moving services in addition to specializing in fine arts and logistics for shows and events within China.

“Our volume of moves to and from China is growing every year, making this office the next important step in our international growth,” said Bob Sullivan, senior vice president of Arpin Group, Inc. “Having a fully licensed office in Shanghai means we will have our own people on the ground managing shipments, ensuring greater control over our supply chain and service quality. We can now offer a wider range of services in Asia at more competitive costs.”

Earlier this year, Arpin International Group acquired Rhema China East Ltd., a licensed logistics and transportation provider based in China, with the purchase of its holding company, Rhema Capital Investments.

Kelvin Thng, an 18-year veteran of the moving industry with eight years of experience in the Chinese market, will serve as general manager of Arpin International Group China.

In response to growing customer needs, Arpin International Group has added new offices in major metropolitan areas around the world including New York, London, Frankfurt, Singapore, Toronto, Hong Kong, Dublin and now Shanghai.