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Service Interruption Alert: Arpin International (UK) Ltd. Temporarily Suspends Household Goods Packing and Unpacking Services in the UK Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

March 26, 2020

The UK Government, together with Public Health England, have issued very strict guidelines to companies and individuals on how to protect ourselves from contacting the COVID-19 virus. At Arpin International (UK) Ltd., our absolute priority is the safety and well-being of our clients, employees, and supply-chain partners. With this in mind, we have made the […]

News Alert – 5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Zagreb, Croatia in the Midst of COVID-19 Lockdown

March 24, 2020

The strongest earthquake Croatia has seen in 140 years occurred Sunday morning, March 22, local time, rattling Croatia’s capital of Zagreb. Widespread damage has littered the streets with debris making travel difficult. The quake occurred 5.7 miles north of Zagreb and thus far, has caused an aftershock with a magnitude of 4.6. During this time, […]

Service Interruption Alert – The Government of Saudi Arabia Has Taken the Following Steps to Limit the Spread of COVID-19 Within its Borders

March 18, 2020

We would like to inform you that the government of Saudi Arabia has announced today that the following steps are being implemented by authorities to limit exposure and spread of COVID-19 within its borders: All public congregations and prayers in mosques (including Friday prayers) are suspended until further notice.All passenger flights in/out of Saudi Arabia […]

News Alert – COVID-19 Update

March 16, 2020

The evolving COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause concern across the business community and Arpin Group and its subsidiaries take the situation very seriously. Our number one priority is providing continued and uninterrupted service to our customers while maintaining the safety and well-being of our employees and supply chain partners. As a global business with offices […]

News Alert – Coronavirus Impacting Airfreight Rates

February 19, 2020

While activity in China remains severely restricted, some airfreight carriers are reporting limited service has resumed. For shipments that are able to be routed, airfreight rates have increased significantly. At this time, airfreight carriers expect the enforcement of higher rates to continue indefinitely. Further, due to the constraints imposed by the government in an attempt to […]

UPDATE – Norfolk Southern Railway Train Derailment

February 07, 2020

We have received an update from Norfolk Southern Railway that the route to and from north New Jersey, including Croxton and the Ports of New York, has restored service to one of the two mainlines. Norfolk Southern is in the process of restoring the second mainline and will update as conditions change. To receive the latest ETA and routing […]

Service Interruption Alert: Norfolk Southern Railway Experienced Mainline Train Derailment

February 06, 2020

We would like to inform you that at approximately 6.a.m. EST Thursday, February 6, Norfolk Southern Railway experienced a mainline derailment in Bound Brook, New Jersey, USA. Presently, the route to and from north New Jersey, including Croxton and the Ports of New York, is out of service. Norfolk Southern is in the process of […]

Neighborhood Food Pantries Receives $500 Donation Following Arpin Group, Inc. Holiday Contest Win

January 31, 2020

From left to right: Kenisha Winford, Jeanette Tomaselli, Mary Meyer, all of Arpin Group, Inc. and Carol Platt and Jan Konewko of The Neighborhood Food Pantries WEST WARWICK, R.I. (January 31, 2020) – Following a social media contest organized by Arpin Group, Inc. over the 2019 holiday season, The Neighborhood Food Pantries of Northwest Dupage […]

News Alert – Update on Brexit

January 28, 2020

The UK Parliament has passed the Withdrawal Agreement Bill and will leave the EU on 31 January 2020. Whilst the UK will no longer be a member of the EU, it will follow EU rules until 31 Dec 2020. This is known as the “transition period.” During the “transition period,” the top priority will be […]

Service Interruption Alert – National Holiday Observance Extended in China Amid Growing Concerns Over the Spread of the Coronavirus

January 27, 2020

We would like to inform you that the Chinese government is taking extraordinary steps to help protect and contain the spread of the Coronavirus outbreak and has extended the national holiday through to February 9 (inclusive). The action was taken in an effort to avoid/delay one of the largest migrations in the world from happening, […]