Member News

  • Arpin Strong raises over $79,000, donates to 34 charities in 2017

    Mar 30, 2018 — The Arpin Charitable Fund, also known as Arpin Strong, announced in its 2017 year-end report that it has raised over $79,000 and donated to 34 charitable organizations.
  • International manager Christina Fild started at Hertling Duesseldorf

    Mar 8, 2018 — Christina Fild, in the moving industry since 2011, has been appointed an International Manager with Hertling Duesseldorf and started on Feb. 1. “With my passion for the international moving business and with my practical experience, I’m confident to tackle any challenges in the future and I am glad that I can personally contribute to the ongoing success of Hertling”, Christina writes.
  • Olympia Moving & Storage Acquires Austin Moving Company

    Mar 7, 2018 — Olympia Moving & Storage, a rapidly growing company headquartered in Boston, MA, added its fourth location by acquiring Austin-based American Relocation & Storage Systems on March 1. American Relocation, an interstate agent for Wheaton Van Lines, has been relocating families and businesses for nearly six decades. The company, located in North Austin, will transition to the Olympia Moving & Storage brand, making Olympia the largest Wheaton Van Lines agent.
  • Arpin Van Lines Ranks #1 in Supplier Satisfaction for Second Straight Year in 2018 Independent Study

    Mar 6, 2018 — Arpin Van Lines has earned the #1 ranking in supplier satisfaction among the largest suppliers of household goods shipment services for the second straight year according to independent research firm Trippel Survey & Research, LLC.
  • New operations manager joins Gosselin Mobility Italy

    Mar 1, 2018 — “Adding Stefania as an operations manager to the team underlines the ambition and determination of Gosselin Mobility Italy to keep improving our level of service,” says Barbara Savelli, Director Mobility of Gosselin Mobility Italy.
  • Matco Moving Solutions Acquires I-Care Office Solutions of Edmonton Strengthens Position in the Commercial Moving Market

    Feb 28, 2018 — Matco Moving Solutions, a fully integrated provider of residential and commercial domestic and international moving services, household goods relocation and warehousing, has acquired I-Care Office Solutions of Edmonton, Alberta. The purchase adds to Matco's growing commercial relocation business and provides Matco entry into the office systems installation and reconfiguration markets.
  • Arpin International Group Receives 2017 Partner in Quality Award from WHR Group

    Feb 28, 2018 — WHR Group Inc. has recognized Arpin International Group as a 2017 Partner in Quality for exceeding service and performance standards. “It is an honor to receive this Partner in Quality award from WHR Group, and we look forward to continuing our successful relationship,” said Mark Greene, Arpin’s senior vice president, GSA services.
  • Arpin Van Lines’ Agents Earn Esteemed 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award

    Feb 22, 2018 — Two Arpin Van Lines’ Agents have earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2017. The winners are Charles Wood & Son Moving & Storage, Inc. of Melville, NY; and Star International Movers of Sterling, Va.
  • Terry Head Stepping Down as IAM Presidet; Charles White Stepping Up

    Feb 22, 2018 — IAM is officially announcing that Terry Head has formally confirmed that he plans to step down as IAM president at the end of 2018 or during the early weeks of 2019. The IAM Executive Committee is pleased to further advise that IAM Senior Vice President Charles "Chuck" White has already been confirmed to succeed Head in the role.
  • Pasha Hawaii Concludes Deployment of Horizon Spirit In Support of Puerto Rico Carriers Hurricane Relief Efforts

    Feb 21, 2018 — Since cargo volume can now be handled by the U.S. Jones Act vessels customarily serving the Puerto Rico market, the vessel will serve as a drydock reserve ship in Pasha Hawaii’s container business between the mainland and Hawaii. It will relieve the Horizon Reliance which will undergo regulatory dry-dock maintenance at a U.S. West Coast shipyard.
  • Reshaped Maersk Looking to Compete Directly with UPS, Fedex

    Feb 21, 2018 — Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk plans to compete directly with package delivery companies UPS and Fedex as it expands its transport and logistics business, its chief executive said on Tuesday. Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping company, sold its North Sea-focused oil and gas business in August in a $7.5 billion deal in August as it focuses on transport and logistics.
  • Arpin Van Lines renews its sponsorship with the LPGA

    Feb 12, 2018 — Arpin Van Lines has renewed its 24-year sponsorship with the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) to provide its members with moving services. Arpin Van Lines first contracted with the LPGA as a sponsor in 1994 to provide its members with moving services. In 1999, Arpin Van Lines became the “Official Mover of the LPGA.”
  • Arpin Group promotes Renee Abrantes to director of human resources

    Feb 5, 2018 — Renee Abrantes has been promoted to director of human resources at Arpin Group. She has served as human resources manager since December 2016.