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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 […]

Important News Regarding Qatar Sanctions, Montreal Port Congestion, and Japanese National Holiday

March 12, 2019

News Alert: Update on Qatar Sanctions Please find below an update on the Qatar sanctions situation in relation to your employees’ household goods moves. Since the sanctions were announced between Qatar and UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Egypt in 2017, the only legal and compliant solution for shipping between these countries has been to ship […]

Bridget Ritchie Honored with Worldwide ERC® Meritorious Service Award

March 06, 2019

Bridget Ritchie, vice president of global business development of Arpin Group, has earned a Meritorious Service Award from Worldwide ERC®, the workforce mobility association. The award will be announced at the Worldwide ERC Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, May 8 – 10. “It is an honor to receive this award from Worldwide ERC,” said Bridget Ritchie. […]

Service Interruption Alert: Air Cargo Import and Export Services Via India and Pakistan Severely Delayed

March 01, 2019

Due to an escalating conflict between Pakistan and India this week, our air cargo services have been affected with major delays and some with cancellations of flights to and from the countries. Pakistan has closed its airspace which is affecting almost all shipments departing northern India (Punjab, New Delhi, Mumbai, etc.) and inbound shipments to […]

Arpin Group Announces Employee Promotions

February 26, 2019

Arpin Group is pleased to announce the promotions of Allison Dickson, Kevin Amatucci, Richard Travisono, Roxana Andrews, and Steven Rivera. “We are excited to announce several well-deserved promotions,” said David Arpin, president and CEO of Arpin Group. “Allison, Kevin, Richard, Roxana, and Steven have all been successful in their careers at Arpin and are always […]

Arpin Group Management Committee announces new appointments

February 22, 2019

Arpin Group is pleased to announce that Mark Dearborn, Allison Dickson, Renee Abrantes, and Richard Travisono have 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 allocation; […]