Donating to charitable efforts has always been of high importance to Arpin Van Lines. It’s common to donate money and time to organizations, but Arpin did something a little different this time around.
Early on the first Sunday in November, I joined 35,000 runners gathering on the darkened streets of Shanghai. No need to ask for directions; crowd momentum swept me toward the Bund, and the starting line of the 19th Shanghai International Marathon (or in my care, half-marathon).
The advent of globalization has been something of a Velvet Revolution. Despite the constant buzz about dramatic transformation, most effects of globalization have seamlessly become part of our everyday lives. Regardless of whether our offices are in Tokyo or Amsterdam, we hardly give a second thought to video conferencing with colleagues on different continents, eating sushi for lunch, or enjoying fresh orange juice in the dead of winter.
On Saturday, December 13, 2014, National Wreaths Across America Day will once again be taking place at Arlington National Cemetery, along with other veterans’ cemeteries in the United States. Throughout the day, members of the military, veterans, families, and volunteers will place wreaths on every gravestone to remember our fallen heroes and honor those who serve our country.
Last week, the 2014 Arpin Agent Convention was held in Marina del Ray, California, where agents, drivers, and employees came together for a series of information sessions, creative workshops, and other activities.