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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!

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