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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, […]

Port Infrastructure Surcharges – Australia

January 21, 2020

We have been informed by our supplier partners in Australia of regularly increasing terminal handling charges, one payable to the shipping line, and another called “infrastructure charges” or “terminal access charges” payable to the Port Terminal Operator. These charges are currently being levied directly on cargo importers or exporters and do not form part of […]

Service Interruption Alert: A Strike by CGT Union Crews at Ports Throughout France Disrupting Operations

January 21, 2020

We would like to inform you of a three-day strike by CGT union crews which are disrupting operations to varying degrees at seven ports in France – Calais, Dunkirk, Le Havre, Rouen, Nantes-Saint-Nazaire, La Rochelle, and Marseille. Ferry ports Le Havre and Marseille are totally blocked; commercial docks are blocked at Rouen and Nantes; and […]

Arpin Van Lines’ Drivers and Agents Volunteer for Wreaths Across America for the 7th Year

December 19, 2019

It is an annual event, which Arpin volunteers look forward to participating in every year. Wreaths Across America Day wreath laying ceremonies took place on Saturday, December 14, all over the country. This year, Arpin drivers and agents were honored to transport 132,000 wreaths to 40 different veteran cemeteries across the United States. The Arpin […]

Sixth Annual Arpin Strong Golf Tournament raises over $45,000 for charity, $175,000 over past 6 years

December 12, 2019

The Arpin Charitable Fund announced today that its Sixth Annual Arpin Strong Golf Tournament, held at the Four Oaks Country Club in Dracut, Massachusetts, has successfully raised $45,856 for charity. The Arpin Charitable Fund, also known as Arpin Strong, was formed to help those in need during natural disasters, or when unfortunate circumstances arise, by […]

Arpin International Movers of Ireland Celebrates 10 Years in Business

November 27, 2019

Pictured here, from left to right, are Keith Whelan, Country Manager, Dee Hulse, Managing Director, Stephanie Lenehan, Move Coordinator, Natasza Przybylska, Operations Manager, and Dominik Bazyluk, Move Coordinator Nass, Co. Kildare, Ireland (November 18, 2019)– Arpin International Movers of Ireland Ltd is pleased to announce the celebration of 10 years in business. The Ireland office, […]

Arpin International Group Honored with Sterling Lexicon Gold Award for Service Excellence

November 26, 2019

The Celebration of Suppliers ceremony by Sterling Lexicon was held on October 15, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. Over 250 relocation professionals attended the event. There, Bridget Ritchie, Arpin’s Vice President of Global Business Development – Corporate Accounts, proudly accepted the Gold Award for Service Excellence on behalf of Arpin International Group. Bridget Ritchie, Vice President […]