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AMSA Releases Issue Four of Industry Trends

The newest edition of Industry Trends has been released and it focuses on the northeastern part of the United States, which is taking a hit since more Americans are moving south and west. Declining home sales and the region’s struggling industrial economy are contributors to the woes that the area is facing. Other statistics such as housing markets and booked shipments are also discussed in this issue. 

Roadcheck 2013 Comes To A Close

From June 4-6, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducted its annual Roadcheck program. Roadcheck is known to be the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial vehicles in the world. It’s said that an average of 14 commercial vehicles are inspected each minute during the 72-hour period.

Arpin & Cardi’s Send Four Trailers To Oklahoma For Relief

On Sunday, May 26, 2013, people gathered at four different Cardi’s Furniture locations to donate items for those affected by the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma. Once the day was finished, four trailers were filled and sent on their way to Affiliated Movers of Oklahoma City, one of Arpin’s top agents, to facilitate distribution to those in need.

Team Arpin Completes First Arpin Strong Event

Last weekend, nine employees of Arpin Group participated in their first ever Arpin Strong event, which was the BoldrDash Beach Race at Misquamicut Beach in Westerly, RI. The race was a 5K military style obstacle course that involved tire runs, scalable plywood walls, crawling through sand under wires, and completing a maze built inside an Arpin trailer.

Stewart Moving & Storage is Move For Hunger’s Mover of the Month for April 2013!

Congratulations to Stewart Moving & Storage , our agent in Midlothian, VA, for becoming Move For Hunger’s Mover of the Month for April 2013! Move For Hunger teams with relocation companies all across the country to take unwanted, non-perishable food items from those who are moving and deliver it to local food banks.

Arpin’s National Moving Month Trivia Contest Returns!

In the spirit of National Moving Month, Arpin  will be holding its annual trivia contest on its Facebook page from May 13-17 and 20-24, 2013. Each day, a question will be asked in a multiple-choice format. From there, a winner will be selected at random from the pool of people that answer the question correctly. Winners will receive a $10 gift card to Subway® Restaurants.

National Moving Month Is Almost Here!

Every year, May is designated as National Moving Month, which kicks off the busy season for the moving industry. The weather starts to get nicer, kids are out of school, and it’s time for some families to pack up and move to a new location. We celebrate this month as a time to educate those moving with helpful tips and words of advice from our agents.

FMCSA Launches New Moving Awareness Campaign

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has launched a new campaign urging consumers to take all necessary steps to ensure they’re hiring a reputable mover by looking out for certain red flags. Their main slogan for the campaign is “Protect your memories, money, and move.”

Arpin Concludes Its 2013 Regional Meetings

From April 9 through 11, Arpin Van Lines held its annual ASA Sales Conference and Regional Meetings at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, RI. Arpin’s agents from across the U.S. attended the events which included department updates and sponsor presentations.

Start Voting In Our “Moving With Arpin” Contest!

Voting for our first ever “Moving With Arpin” contest is now underway! We asked people to submit a 30-60 second video as to why someone should choose Arpin as their mover. Needless to say, we received some awesome and funny entries!

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