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Business Consultant, Erik Christensen, Founder of Solutions Mobility, has joined Arpin Group

November 23, 2020

Erik Christensen, Founder of Solutions Mobility, has joined Arpin Group as a consultant specializing in modern global workforce operations and technology within the relocation and global mobility space.   Christensen, currently based in and originally from California, brings a wealth of industry experience to Arpin and is exceptional in his talent and experience. In his […]

Global Mobility News Report – Severe Port Congestion Expected to Impact Shipments Destined to the UK Into Early 2021

November 12, 2020

Ports throughout the UK are currently experiencing severe congestion affecting the timely importation of household goods and personal effects’ shipments. This is impacting every aspect of the transportation supply chain from steam ship lines being unable to unload, to timely customs clearance, to delays in final delivery, etc. Consequently, we are advising customers with shipments […]

News Alert – COVID-19 Causing Ocean Freight Delays

October 28, 2020

As the COVID-19 global outbreak continues, we sincerely hope that your teams, families, and friends remain safe and well. Since the outbreak began to become well known in late-January 2020, there have been numerous interruptions and impacts to our business and certainly to assignees. We sincerely appreciate your support along the way. Just as so […]

Service Interruption Alert: Military Conflict Involving Armenia and Azerbaijan Causing Shipment Delays

October 06, 2020

Due to an escalating conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan this week over the breakaway territory of Nagorno Karabakh, we are expecting shipment delays in the region. As a consequence, we are advising customers with import or export shipments in either Armenia and Azerbaijan to prepare for major delays as well as additional demurrage and various […]

Service Interruption Alert – Port of Felixstowe, UK, has announced they will not accept the restitution of empty containers until further notice

September 21, 2020

The Port of Felixstowe has announced that they will not accept the restitution of empty containers until further notice. Felixstowe Port is currently experiencing a high demand in terms of a surge in import arrivals which coupled with several external issues as listed below, is causing disruption to normal service levels. Lost working days at […]

Historical 10-year Green Anniversary for Rhode Island, USA

August 26, 2020

Thursday, August 27, 2020, is a historic day for Rhode Island, and all those who embrace sustainability and green energy, as it marks a decade from when the very first electric vehicle (EV) charging station was installed and put into use in the Ocean State. It all happened on Friday, August 27, 2010, in the […]

Service Interruption Alert: Beirut Explosion Impacting Household Goods Shipments

August 12, 2020

Following the awful explosions in the Port of Beirut area last week, 4 August 2020, we are relieved to confirm that our partner agents in Lebanon and their families are all safe and unharmed. Their warehouse in the “Seaport Free Zone” has unfortunately sustained severe damages due to the blast while their main offices and other […]

Arpin Group promotes Michael Hughes to Vice President, Global Business Development

August 05, 2020

Arpin Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Hughes from general manager of Arpin International (China) to vice president, global business development. In his new role, Hughes will be responsible for contributing to the expansion of Arpin’s exceptional customer experience while enhancing new client relations and corporate account development. He will be overseeing […]

Service Interruption Alert: Eid al-Adha Observance 2020

July 30, 2020

Please be advised that Eid al-Adha is being celebrated across the Middle East. To mark the occasion, Arpin International Group’s UAE office and its partners’ holiday schedules are as follows: United Arab Emirates: 31 July – 2 August, resume work on Monday, 3 August Saudi Arabia: 24 July – 8 August, resume work on Sunday, […]

News Alert – Chile & Argentina COVID-19 Updates

July 27, 2020

Chile COVID-19 Update Arpin International Group and its supplier partners in Chile will resume operations following current World Health Organization (WHO), United States’ Center For Disease Control (USCDC), and state and local guidelines while performing services in communes moving to Phase 2 effective Tuesday, July 28 at 5:00 am. The Phase 2 (re-opening) includes the […]