Movers are regulated by their home state for moves that occur within that state and the Federal government regulates all moves between states. Each state has different regulatory requirements. In RI, movers are regulated by the RI Public Utilities Commission. Arpin of RI’s PUC number is 2740. Interstate moves are regulated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association or FMCSA. The FMCSA issues the carrier an operating authority or the carrier may use the operating authority of their van line. In Arpin of RI’s case, we are obligated to use the operating authority of the main corporate entity Arpin/Wheaton/Bekins/Stevens. Their DOT number is 1108840. These two license numbers are listed on all bills of lading.