EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (December 12, 2011) – Arpin International Group announced today that four of its officers, Bob Sullivan, Mark Greene, Chris Hood and Silvia Louro have each received a …
EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (December 12, 2011) – Arpin International Group announced today that four of its officers, Bob Sullivan, Mark Greene, Chris Hood and Silvia Louro have each received a Registered International Mover® (RIM) certification from the American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA). The Arpin International Group U.S. office holds its own RIM certification.
“The RIM program was created to provide customers of international household goods relocation services with a standardized, independent means of differentiating and selecting qualified moving companies throughout the world,” said Linda Bauer Darr, president and CEO of AMSA. “We are proud to certify these Arpin International Group officers and affirm their commitment to the highest ethical standards of our industry.”
AMSA’s Registered International Mover (RIM) program has established universal standards for international moving companies and their personnel, while raising their overall level of professionalism and performance. RIM’s goals include creating a core body of knowledge, procedures, documents and skills embodied in training and measured in certification programs, which reduce the number of service failures, improve customer satisfaction and elevate the consistency of quality service of certified companies and individuals.
Currently, more than 220 companies throughout the world and more than 1,000 individuals have completed corporate and individual RIM certification.
AMSA has developed the world’s most comprehensive program, setting the standards for international moving. AMSA’s ProMover program sets the standards for all American interstate movers.
About Arpin International Group:
Arpin International Group, founded in 1989, is a world-leading licensed freight forwarder, specializing in domestic and international moving for corporate, government and military customers. The company has offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Arpin International Group is the global division of Arpin Group, Inc., which is the only U.S.-based family owned and operated moving and storage company that has remained dominant and successful for more than a century. Its sister companies include Arpin Van Lines, Creative Storage Solutions, Arpin Renewable Energy, and Arpin Broadcast Network, LLC. Arpin International Group is a member of the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism, the International Movers Association (IAM), and the world headquarters and UK offices are fully accredited by FIDI. For more information, visit http://www.arpinintl.com.
The American Moving & Storage Association, home of the ProMover program, is the national trade association representing the nation’s moving and storage companies, which provide household goods moving services, specialized transportation for sensitive freight such as computers and trade show exhibits, and warehouse storage services. The association has 3,500 members, including more than 200 international members, and sponsors programs and activities that promote consumer protection, professional development, safety, and operational efficiency.