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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; […]

Service Interruption Alert – Severe Winter Weather Conditions May Cause Service Delays in the United States

January 31, 2019

Severe winter weather conditions may cause rail service and other transportation-related delays throughout the United States as sub-zero weather takes hold of much of the country.  In the Midwest, frigid temperatures currently exceed safe outdoor working conditions. In addition, rail infrastructure safety concerns may include implementing measures such as limiting the number of trains, allocating […]

Service Interruption Alert: Embargo at Norfolk Southern Rail Expected to Cause Delays

January 24, 2019

We have been informed that due to a container backlog, Norfolk Southern Rail, located in Austell, GA, USA, has implemented a temporary embargo on international container shipments to mitigate the impact on operations. Until further notice, all international (20’, 40’, and 45’) shipments billed to Austell thru the Memphis and Shreveport gateways and all shipments […]

Arpin Van Lines’ drivers deliver 93,000 wreaths to veteran cemeteries on National Wreaths Across America Day

January 02, 2019

Arpin Van Lines’ drivers and agents from locations across the country volunteered to collect and deliver remembrance wreaths to be laid at veteran cemeteries on National Wreaths Across America Day on December 15. “This is our sixth year participating in Wreaths Across America Day, and we are proud to be a part of this national […]

In Memoriam – Robert E. Sullivan

December 19, 2018

With great sadness and sense of loss, we share with you that we’ve lost a valued colleague and friend.  Bob Sullivan, Arpin Group’s SVP of Corporate Accounts, passed away suddenly on Saturday, December 15. Bob was a highly valued and respected member of the Arpin team and the global employee relocation industry, where he worked […]

Service Interruption: Air Shipments Experiencing Delays Due to Increased Holiday Volume

December 11, 2018

Household goods shipments moving by air are currently experiencing delays as airlines are giving priority to high yield small packages, express, and perishable cargo. Arpin will proceed with due diligence when booking air shipments to avoid delays and keep service disruptions to an absolute minimum. However, space availability changes daily and customers sending shipments via […]