Tropical Storm Gordon Forcing Port Closures in New Orleans, LA and Mobile, AL, USA
Severe tropical storm weather conditions have resulted in the closure of ports in New Orleans, LA and Mobile, AL, USA at 12:00 p.m. today in advance of the arrival of tropical storm Gordon. The storm is expected to strengthen to a Category 1 Hurricane by the time it makes landfall this evening.
At 5th anniversary, Arpin Strong looks back on the causes it has helped
Arpin Strong is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a look back on the causes it has supported since 2013.
“Arpin Strong has had an amazing five years, raising well over $315,000 for charity and donating to about 150 causes,” said Michael Killoran, treasurer of Arpin Strong. “These numbers, while impressive, only tell a piece of the story. We want to use the special occasion of our fifth anniversary to revisit some of the causes we’ve touched.”
Arpin Group employees earn Certified Relocation Professional designation
Two Arpin Group employees have passed the Worldwide ERC Certified Relocation Professional examination: Jean Gong, director of business development, West Coast, and Allison Rathbun Dickson, assistant vice president, business development. Gong and Rathbun Dickson will now be recognized as Certified Relocation Professionals.
Driver Shortages: How The Looming Capacity Crunch Will Transform The Moving Industry
The trucking industry has a problem – truck drivers are aging and there are fewer young people replacing them as they retire.
Yet, as the economy grows, so do the number of people who move for new jobs, work assignments, school and other opportunities. This increase in demand combines with the decline in available drivers into a perfect storm for the moving industry, exacerbated by soaring transportation costs and new electronic logging devicesthat more strictly limit driving time. This has forced moving companies to start thinking outside the box to come up with new ways to meet increasing customer demand.
In this white paper, we examine the scope of this growing industry capacity problem, discuss its causes and show how Arpin Van Lines is rising to meet this challenge with an innovative new approach that will transform the moving industry.