“This was my first major move and I was not as prepared as I should have been, but your guys were so helpful and understanding. They were so efficient and amazing. They worked quickly, and truthfully, it was a pleasure having them. From the moment they walked in, I felt comfortable and knew I was in good hands. You run an unbelievable business.”
“Your team is amazing in their communication, attention to detail, and providing excellent customer service to Sabre's employees and their families for their packing, shipping, and storage needs. Moving to and from an assignment can be terribly stressful for all parties involved, but you and your team really go above and beyond the normal expectations to relieve that stress from the employees and their families.”
The American Moving and Storage Association testified before a senate committee on the issue of rogue movers last month. Members of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee raised serious concerns about Internet-based moving brokers, which are not forthright with consumers about their true role as middlemen.
Arpin Van Lines is proud to announce the start of a new contest, “Moving With Arpin!” The contest is open to any undergraduate student attending a college or university in the state of Rhode Island. The concept of the contest is to have students create a promotional video about Arpin’s services in the most creative way possible.
This week, from September 16-22, is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! Arpin would like to express a huge “thank you” to all of its drivers for everything they do. We know it’s not an easy job, yet our drivers’ performance and dedication to customer service is second to none. David Vieira, Arpin Group’s Senior Vice President of Operations, expressed the following sentiments.
According to Reuters, the government is planning a new crack down on rogue movers, a problem which has plagued the moving industry for years. Rogue movers are companies that operate outside of ethical standards by piling on charges, missing deadlines, breaking things and holding goods hostage.
A worsening shortage of truck drivers is a critical problem that is impacting many aspects for businesses that rely on road transportation. USA Today reports freight rates are climbing and deliveries are often delayed as firms struggle to find enough drivers to replace their retirees.
Arpin Group recently teamed up with the Rhode Island retail chain, Ocean State Job Lot, to help two local teenagers carry out their effort to transport 20 boxes of donated soccer equipment to children in Haiti.