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Arpin Takes The Top Spot In Recent Survey

For the past 22 years, the Nationwide Relocating Employee Survey, conducted by Trippel Survey & Research, has surveyed countless employees regarding their relocations. All of the major van lines are ranked across various categories and we’re pleased to announce that Arpin Van Lines took the top spot in this year’s survey for “Customer Satisfaction”!

Arpin Group Delivers Its First Community Garden Harvest

The first wave of fresh produce has been harvested by Arpin Group’s employees from its community garden located on the grounds of the company’s global headquarters in West Warwick, Rhode Island. The fresh produce and herbs were donated to the West Warwick Senior Center Food Pantry along with reusable grocery totes, made from recycled materials, so that the recipients could tote their fresh vegetables home.

Figuring Out The Right Combination of Moving Materials

Let’s face it, moving can be stressful. There are many factors that come into play, but a big one is packing. While moving companies can do the packing for you, you might want to tackle this aspect of the move yourself. If that’s the case, you’ll need to know what materials you’ll need to have on hand to effectively pack your household goods — especially the right amount of boxes and the appropriate sizes.

The Road To Rio

In a few weeks, top athletes from all over the world will meet in Rio, Brazil to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics. This year’s event will feature 41 different sports, ranging from archery to Greco-Roman wrestling. Will you be one of the millions of viewers tuning in to support your country?

Packing 101

One of the most important things that one needs to think about when moving is how everything will be packed up. There are two main options: either the moving company you hire can take care of it or you can do it on your own. The latter may save you money, but it can be a difficult task if you’re not properly prepared.

Happy 4th of July Weekend!

If there’s one question that you’ve heard the most this past week, it’s been, “what are your plans for the 4th?” Your activities could involve various aspects, such as going on a boat, grilling up some delicious food, or lighting off some fireworks as soon as the sun goes down. While these activities are a blast, it’s also important to be as safe as possible.

How Volunteering Is Good For Your Health

Having a bad week? Volunteer your time. According to science, the act of volunteering helps more than just the beneficiaries. It can actually lead to improvements in your personal health. Here’s how:

Gardening At Arpin

The Arpin Sustainability Committee was created in 2015 to oversee the development of environmentally responsible programs and initiatives company wide. Throughout the past year and a half, the committee has placed a huge emphasis on increasing employee engagement by sponsoring creative undertakings and events.

What You’ll Need To Know About Moving During The Summer

The summer is upon us! For many, it’s finally the right weather to hit the beach and to have barbeques with friends and family. If you’re a teacher, you can sit back and relax until school starts up in a few months. Enjoy while you can!

Gear Up For International Roadcheck!

Next week, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 29th Annual International Roadcheck will be taking place from Thursday, June 7 to Saturday, June 9, 2016. It’s crazy to think that in that time period, an average of 17 trucks or buses will be inspected per minute! All of this takes place in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

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