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Arpin Agent Supports Traveling Education Exhibit to Teach History of Wreaths Across America

June 07, 2018

Wreaths Across America, the national nonprofit best known for the annual wreath-laying ceremonies that take place at Arlington National Cemetery and more than 1,400 veteran cemeteries across the country each December, has a simple mission: Remember, Honor and Teach. Don Queeney, owner of Virginia-based Hampton Roads Moving and Storage, an agent of Arpin Van Lines, […]

Expect Service Delays during Peak Moving Season in Germany

June 05, 2018

The truck-driver shortage in Germany is having a major impact on container imports. There are simply too many ships arriving, for which there are not enough drivers to transport. This is resulting in delayed pickups, deliveries, and additional costs. Consequently, it is taking approximately 10 days following customs clearance before a container can be picked […]

Arpin International Group Names Lisa Jenkins as Senior International Move Coordinator

May 31, 2018

Arpin International Group announced that Lisa Jenkins has been hired as senior international move coordinator. Jenkin’s responsibilities will include the coordination of door-to-door household good shipments, including import, export and relocations for clients, agents and individuals. “Lisa has been instrumental in the success of one of our biggest competitors,” said Mark Dearborn, vice president, global […]

New England Institute of Technology Receives Generous Donation from Arpin Van Lines

May 22, 2018

New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) recently held a Dedication Ceremony at its East Greenwich campus in recognition of the many generous donations made by organizations and friends of the university as its recent campus expansion project is now complete. Special thanks to Arpin Van Lines headquartered in West Warwick, Rhode Island, for its generous […]

Arpin International Group Receives Plus Partner Award

May 17, 2018

Arpin International Group was recognized today as an inaugural recipient of a Plus Partner Award, which celebrates the collaborative efforts of Arpin and Plus Relocation to deliver world-class global mobility solutions. Arpin International Group received the Plus Values Award. This award recognizes a supplier partner that emulates Plus Relocation’s six core values (Radical Integrity, Aggressive […]

Want to Love Where you Work? Come work at Arpin!

May 03, 2018

We’re growing in multiple global locations and seeking talented International Move Coordinators and International Pricing Analysts to join our team! At Arpin International Group, we’re looking for experienced and motivated people to join our teams located in the USA, UK, China, and Singapore! Each global location offers a multicultural workplace where communication, teamwork, and work-life […]

Service Interruption Alert: Customs Delays in Argentina

April 16, 2018

Due to high employee turnover and internal conflicts, Argentina Customs is currently performing clearance services at minimal operational levels. This has resulted in major delays in the processing of household goods shipments. The delays are affecting both import and export shipments during the early stages of documentation processing. Consequently, customers with shipments moving through Argentina should […]

Expect Service Delays during Peak Moving Season in the United States

April 13, 2018

Peak moving season in the United States officially begins on May 15, but the truck-driver shortage is already having an impact on the availability of drayage companies to accept container trucking orders. This is resulting in delayed pickups, deliveries, and additional costs. Therefore, we are notifying customers that additional per diem, demurrage, and detention charges […]

Service Interruption Alert: A Strike by Brazil Customs at the Port of Santos Expected to Cause Delays

April 13, 2018

Customs workers in Brazil elected to apply stricter strike standards at Brazil’s Port of Santos – the largest port on the continent. This move is expected to result in major “work slow-downs” for the remaining workers mandated to work for public safety reasons. As a consequence, we are advising customers with import or export shipments […]

Netmove receives Arpin International Group Partner of the Year Award

April 12, 2018

Arpin International Group has named Netmove, a Brazil-based mobility services company, as its first 2017 Partner of the Year. Arpin presented the award at the 2018 Annual FID I Conference last month. Arnaldo Petarnela, managing director, and Fernando Donadon, of the sales division, received the award on behalf of Netmove. The 2017 Partner of the Year […]