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Arpin International Group receives 2016 Gold Award from FIDI, China and Germany FAIM certified

May 02, 2017

For the fourth year in a row, Arpin International Group has earned the FIDI Commitment to Excellence Gold Award for driving and promoting industry knowledge among its employees.

For the fourth year in a row, Arpin International Group has earned the FIDI Commitment to Excellence Gold Award for driving and promoting industry knowledge among its employees. FIDI is the largest global alliance of independent quality international removal companies.

Arpin was selected for having its employees worldwide complete industry training offered through the FIDI Academy, obtaining their Foundations of International Moving (FIM) diploma. Arpin requires all employees involved in pricing or moving shipments to be FIDI certified.

The FIDI Academy is a leading provider of educational services for the relocation industry. With programs developed specifically for industry professionals, the FIDI Academy offers training tools for all levels of employees from newcomers to leaders.

Two Arpin International Group offices, China and Germany, successfully obtained their first FIDI certification this year. In addition, the United Kingdom office successfully completed the recertification process in February. The FIDI-FAIM certification program requires that international movers have a periodic independent assessment of their intercontinental moving activities through an independent audit which is performed every three years.

FIDI is the largest global alliance of professional international moving and relocation companies, with 25 FIDI Associations representing over 600 affiliates in more than 100 countries spanning five continents. With its headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, FIDI works in line with its mission and vision to offer customers a portal to an alliance of recognized quality movers.

About Arpin International Group:

Arpin International Group is an award-winning full-service moving and storage company specializing in corporate, government and military customers. With offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East, the company provides a seamless moving experience and the highest quality of care to its customers around the world. Arpin International Group is the global arm of Arpin Group. Its sister companies include Arpin Van Lines, Creative Storage Solutions, Arpin Associates, Arpin Renewable Energy, and Arpin Broadcast Network. Arpin International Group is a member of the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism, the International Movers Association (IAM), and is accredited by International Federation of International Furniture Removers (FIDI). For more information, visit ArpinIntl.com.