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News Alert – Arpin International (Asia) Pte Ltd Continues Removal Operations

April 08, 2020

Arpin International (Asia) Pte Ltd has been granted authority to continue to provide household goods removals by the Singapore government. To facilitate moves during this time, we have taken a number of measures to help ensure our customers and team members stay safe and healthy. As such, Arpin continues to request crews followguidelines established by […]

Arpin Group Recognized With The Platinum Award For Providing Service Excellence 

March 30, 2020

RELO Direct®celebrated the accomplishments of its supplier partners during its 10thAnnual Corporate Forum held March 10 – 12, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In attendance were hundreds of professionals from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®along with leaders from the relocation industry. Geron Gore, Executive Director of Global Business Development, was honored to except […]

Service Interruption Alert – Arpin International Movers of Ireland Suspending all Removal Services Within the Island of Ireland

March 28, 2020

Following an announcement by An Taoiseach of Ireland Leo Varadkar on 27 March, all citizens of Ireland must remain at home for two weeks through Sunday, 12 April 2020, in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19. No unessential travel is permitted, other than for food and exercise. All journeys must be less than 2km […]

Update – Service Interruption Alert: China Closing its Borders to Foreign Passport Holders

March 27, 2020

As of today, 27 March 2020, we have received additional information from our Arpin International (China) team members based in Shanghai, about current steps the Chinese government is taking to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19 virus. Within Shanghai, team members learned of no new cases being domestically reported for quite some time and […]

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 […]