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Service Interruption Alert Update – The Holy Month of Ramadan Has Begun

May 06, 2019

With the observance of the moon on 5 May, the holy month of Ramadan has begun and will continue for the next 30 days, followed by the national holiday of Eid al-Fitr. This time period is considered the most important month of the year in the Muslim calendar which extends to many middle-eastern countries and […]

Arpin Group appoints Bridget Ritchie to management committee

April 26, 2019

Arpin Group is pleased to announce that Bridget Ritchie, vice president global business development – corporate accounts, has been appointed to the Arpin Group Management Committee. The management committee is responsible for making recommendations and implementing the vision of Arpin’s board of directors; facilitating and overseeing the company’s financial performance, corporate governance, budgeting and asset […]

Service Interruption Alert – Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr Observances Expected to Cause Shipment Delays

April 15, 2019

The holy month of Ramadan is expected to begin approximately 6 May and will end on approximately 3 June, 2019, to be confirmed based on the sighting of the moon. Thereafter followed by national holidays for Eid al-Fitr (dates will vary depending on the sighting of the Moon). This is a period of prayer, fasting, […]

Richard Travisono appointed to Chairman of AMSA Safety Committee

April 10, 2019

Richard Travisono, Arpin Van Lines’ director of safety and driver services, has been appointed chairman of the American Moving and Storage Association’s (AMSA) safety management committee. His two-year term as chairman began March 2019. “AMSA’s safety management committee plays a vital role in protecting our drivers and the motoring public by identifying and advancing initiatives […]

Arpin Group promotes Mario Lemme to Senior Vice President of Information Technology

April 05, 2019

Arpin Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Mario Lemme from director of programming services to senior vice president of information technology. In his new role, Lemme will be responsible for establishing, directing and administering the long-term strategic planning, implementation and operation of the company’s IT requirements and functions. He will also be responsible […]

Service Interruption Alert: Upcoming Holidays in India Will Impact Household Goods Shipments

April 03, 2019

Dear Valued Clients and Supplier Partners, Cargo services in India will be affected for a short duration between April 17-21, 2019 due to the following holiday observances: April 17: Mahavir Jayanti – All government organizations such as banks, ports, etc. will remain closed April 18: The following Indian states – Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, […]

Arpin International Group names Sebastian Sommer as managing director, Arpin Germany

March 29, 2019

Sebastian Sommer has been hired as managing director for Arpin Germany. Sommer’s responsibilities will include the management of all activities for Arpin Germany’s area in EMEA. “Sebastian has an impressive resume and has continued to take on additional responsibilities throughout his career,” said Hans Oelze, director of Arpin International Group – Germany. “We are looking […]

In Memoriam – Mark Dearborn

March 19, 2019

It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we share with you the loss of a valued colleague and friend, Mark Dearborn, VP of Global Accounts for Arpin Group. Mark was involved in a serious automobile accident on March 17 and succumbed to his injuries. Mark was the devoted father of his daughter, Alexie, […]

Arpin Group and the Drawdown EcoChallenge

March 15, 2019

Arpin has an EcoChallenge team – Open to all who wish to participate!  The Drawdown EcoChallenge is a 21-day engagement program focused on carbon reduction. The challenge takes place April 3-24 and provides tools and inspiration to turn intention into action and also provides a fun and social way to think about and act on […]

Mark Dearborn Helps Build Homes for Needy in Panama City

March 14, 2019

Mark Dearborn, vice president of global accounts with Arpin Group, joined 45 industry peers recently to build houses for homeless residents of Panama City, Panama. In Panama for the Latin and Caribbean Movers Association (LACMA) Convention, Dearborn and the others volunteered with Techo, a social responsibility initiative focused on building sustainable houses for communities in […]