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An International Women’s Day Reflection

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
–Eleanor Roosevelt

Yesterday, the world celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD). Across social media, empowering quotes and photos were shared along with encouraging messages. Overall, IWD is an uplifting day filled with champagne and inspiration; however, it can be simultaneously humbling.

Relocation Mistakes of the Wealthy

There are a lot of things to consider when moving to another country. If you’re considered one of the rich or super-rich (having a net worth of more than $500 million), relocating to another country involves many factors that need to be considered to even justify the move.

Fun Facts About Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner (next Wednesday, to be exact) so if you’ll be one of the many celebrating it this year, we hope you’re ready for it! We all know the usual things that come with the holiday, such as red roses and chocolates, but there are probably a few things you didn’t know about February 14.

More Young College Graduates Are Staying Local

The world is your oyster when you’re a young college graduate. A person’s early twenties are the most common time to relocate to another state due to the new possibilities after graduation. However, statistics show that more than ever, recent college graduates are refraining from leaving the state they originated from.

The Winter Move

If you’re familiar with the moving industry, you know that the busiest time to move during the year is during the months of May through September. But what if you’re looking to move outside of this timeframe, especially if it’s during winter? Are there benefits of doing this?

The Relocation Package

If you’re considering accepting a job either a state over, across the country, or even in a different country, the company hiring you will most likely be providing a relocation package to assist with expenses. If this is the case, what should you expect to be part of the offer?

Events To Watch Out For In 2018

A new year means new events! We’re 12 days into 2018 and if you have a New Year's resolution you’re committed to following, we hope it’s still intact. 2017 had a lot of great events, and 2018 is no different. You may be aware of some, but here’s a list of events to check out!

Building Connections In A New Area

People move for a variety of reasons, such as for a new job, or for their significant other. Sometimes, a person is just looking for a change of scenery and a fresh start. Once you move, you’ll have to create a whole new network of connections, ranging from professional contacts to friendships. Since this can be overwhelming, where does one start?

Cheers To 2017 – A Fantastic Year

2017 is about to come to a close and it was a great year for Arpin Van Lines! A lot of cool things happened, such as ranking #1 AGAIN in “Customer Satisfaction” according to Trippel Survey & Research’s 23rd Annual Nationwide Relocating Employee Survey and having a record year with participation for Wreaths Across America.

Happy Holidays From Arpin Van Lines!

Here at Arpin, we would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a belated Happy Hanukkah! For those that celebrated Hanukkah, we hope that you had a fantastic eight days of celebration (Hanukkah took place this year from December 12-20).

National Wreaths Across America Day

This Saturday, December 16, 2017, is National Wreaths Across America Day. During December, wreaths are transported to veterans’ cemeteries where they’ll be placed on every single grave. Not only does this take place at Arlington National Cemetery, but at over 1,200 additional locations as well. Volunteers come from all over the country to make this special event possible.

Spirits Lifted: A Lesson in Humility

No more howling wind, no more torrential rain; the floods have dissolved and the gusts have died down. However, despite hurricane season technically ending on the last day of November, many cities still face arduous months of recovery ahead of them. Specifically, villages in Puerto Rico continue to lack electricity and fundamental supplies such as food and water.

Best States For Business

This week, Forbes.com released their 2017 FORBES’ Best States for Business list and after ranking in the top five for twelve straight years, North Carolina finally takes the top spot! While the list has been around since 2006, only two other states have been number one – Utah and Virginia.

Is Retirement The Next Logical Step?

As we grow older, planning for retirement becomes more of a reality. Not only do you have to prepare to be financially ready, but you also have to figure out what part of the country you want to settle down in.

Happy Veterans Day!

Saturday, November 11, 2017, is the day when we honor all heroes who have served in our United States Armed Forces. All of us here at Arpin would like to thank each and every single one of our veterans for the time, dedication, and sacrifice that they executed in order to protect our citizens and great country.

Arpin Garden Exceeds Expectations In Its Second Year

As you may know, the Arpin Sustainability Committee planted crops at Arpin headquarters for the second year in a row and we're happy to announce that the results were absolutely impressive.

Moving When You Retire

Not only is determining when to retire a big decision, but where to retire is just as important. There are many factors that can come into play, such as locations with favorable weather in addition to being close to friends and family. Those who retire usually move just once, so picking the right area initially makes all the difference!

2017’s Operation Safe Driver Week Comes To A Close

From October 15-21, 2017, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), along with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), held their annual Operation Safe Driver initiative throughout the United States. Commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), along with passenger vehicles, were on watch to make sure all were obeying the rules of the road.

Arpin Agents Come Together For The 2017 Agent Convention

From October 8 through October 12, Arpin personnel and agents met in sunny Amelia Island, Florida to get together for the annual Arpin Agent Convention! As in years past, departments gave their updates on what happened during the year and what to expect going forward.

Thank You For Your Continued Support

We want to take this time and thank everyone who has helped support those affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Jose. It’s absolutely heartbreaking to see the aftermath of natural disasters such as these. At the same time, it’s amazing to see the support given by those in non-affected areas to help out however they can.

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