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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 […]

The Importance of Using a FIDI-Accredited Moving Company

December 03, 2018

Moving can be a stressful experience. When moving to another country, the process becomes even more complex, as you factor in international shipping, customs, a new country’s laws, and adjusting to a new culture. That’s why you need a competent relocation professional on your side, acting as your company’s advocate and personal advisor throughout the […]

China’s Individual Income Tax – Part II: The Specifics Being Proposed

November 20, 2018

Preview: The Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) met regarding the Draft Amendment on October 13, and further elaborated on the changes to the People’s Republic of China’s Individual Income Tax Laws (IIT). The specifications released include: Common Reporting Standard China-Sourced Income Taxable Income Itemized Deductions Anti-Tax Avoidance Residency and Global Tax […]

David Arpin receives Wreaths Across America Spirit of Giving Award

November 13, 2018

Arpin Van Lines’ President and CEO, David Arpin, received the James Prout Spirit of Giving Award from Sarah and Rob Worcester of Wreaths Across America during the 34th Annual Arpin Agent Convention held in Newport, Rhode Island. The Wreaths Across America James Prout Spirit of Giving Award commemorates James Prout, owner of a Maine trucking […]