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Arpin Group Helps Two Teenagers With Charity Effort

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.

AMSA Releases Their Industry Trends Report

Household goods shipment volume saw a slight  increase in 2011, according to the recently released American Moving & Storage Association’s Industry Trends report. Total household goods traffic was up 1% from 2010, which is less than the increase of 5% the previous year, but it reflects a   continuation of the upward growth. Corporate shipments continue to lead the way, up 6.6% over 2010.

Arpin UK Chats About The Olympics

The Olympics. It’s all the world has been watching for the past few weeks. While the games are entertaining, it’s also amazing to note how dedicated the hosting country is in making sure everyone is safe and has a great time. It was also cool to have our Arpin UK office in the thick of the action!

We talked with Natalie Chapman, Business Development, from Arpin International (UK) Ltd. and asked her a few questions about what it was like to have the Olympics take place right in her backyard!

Buying or Renting?

When it comes to finding a new home, the big question has always been, “Should I buy a permanent location or rent temporarily?” Well, it all comes down to how long you plan on staying in a certain area and the following information just might surprise you!

Arpin’s Green HQ

Arpin Group’s new and renovated facilities reflect the commitment of the company to continue to grow responsibility by taking full advantage of innovative, emerging technologies. A significant investment was made to increase the efficiency of the critical components of the building’s infrastructure utilizing a renewable energy source. Today, solar power now generates more than 40 percent of the energy necessary to operate the facilities on its campus.

Why People Move During The Summer

According to About.com, there’s no doubt that summer is the “prime time” for moving; statistics prove it. So, why do most people choose this season to relocate? Here are three reasons as to why summer is the most popular time to move!

Importance of an Emergency Preparedness Kit

 
In the United States, June is the official start of hurricane season. Whether you live near the Gulf, in the Northeast, or somewhere in between, hurricanes are a very real danger and you must be prepared for the worst case scenario. When a hurricane warning is sounded, it’s often too late to gather the materials you’ll need.

Arpin Driver Committed to Quality – Every Job, Every Day

 
It’s no secret that our drivers are amazing people.  Recently, Anthony Murrell of Lange Moving Systems and his crew stopped to help a husband and wife put out a car fire.  Here is the couple’s story!

Weichert Relocation Resources Recognizes Arpin Van Lines with the Next Practice Leadership Award

 
David Arpin was honored this month with the  Weichert Next Practice Leadership Award for Arpin Van Lines' outstanding high service marks.

Arpin Van Lines received consistently high service marks which included a 98% scorecard success rate in 2011, 99.5% on-time performance and a 99% overall satisfaction rate for on-site     move coordinators.

Our Way to Say “Thank You”

As some of you probably know, Arpin offers discounts and savings specifically for those that have served in any branch of the U.S. military. We appreciate all that these men and women do for our country, so this is our way of giving back the best way we can!

Arpin Gives Their Agents Help…With Yelp

Yelp is the “next big thing” when it comes to online advertising. Alright, considering that Yelp first hit the internet in 2004, maybe it’s not so much of a new concept, but their upgrades have made them a valuable tool that should be utilized by all businesses to increase their exposure. How are we doing our part for the incredible agents we have across the country? Glad you asked!

Summer Has Come and Gone

 
Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog, as I return after another successful summer in the books for Arpin Van Lines!  

May = National Moving Month!

 
I love May for many reasons.  The birds are chirping, the weather is getting warmer, and the smell of backyard barbeques is starting to fill the air.  It’s also a time when children are gearing up for summer vacation and families are deciding to relocate.  

Bring on the Spring!

 
Hello everyone! David here bringing you the 2nd edition of my new blog!

Spring time is here!  It seems that the snow has stopped (we hope!) and along with the weather change brings the beginning of a busy moving season.  A lot has happened since my last post and I’m excited to let you know what’s been going on…

Happy New Year 2011!

 
Greetings and Happy New Year!

How’s it going everyone? My name is David Arpin, CEO and President of Arpin Van Lines, and I would like to thank you for checking out Arpin.com!

2011 is already shaping up to be a great year! First and foremost, I’ve entered the world of blogging! Check in from time to time to hear my thoughts on the moving industry and what you can expect from Arpin in the future. My main focus is to educate you, the reader, on making the right decisions when it comes to a move. Want to know something specific? Feel free to leave a comment and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

President’s Message

 
Arpin Van Lines has been in business and in my family for over 100 years, carefully building a family of customers by respecting your needs, protecting your belongings, and treating you like family.

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