(Aurora, COLO) – Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide, Inc. has announced its sponsorship of the Forum for Expatriate Management’s (FEM) Americas’ EMMA award: Best Global Mobility Team in the Technology sector. This marks the first-time that Graebel has sponsored an EMMA award which will be determined by a panel of judges in the industry who were selected by FEM. Each company in this category was anonymously nominated, then reached the finalist stage following its submittal of the required entry paperwork. According to the FEM, this category celebrates how an in-house global mobility international assignment Human Resource team in the technology or telecommunications industry has worked together to deliver its objectives and benefits that support the business strategies of their organization.
Six companies have been identified as the finalist in the Best Global Mobility Team in Technology for 2012, and these firms are: Akamai, Cisco, Discovery Communications, Autodesk, Dell and First Data.
Approximately 500 entrants were submitted for this year’s Americas regional EMMA awards. Among the three categories for which it was anonymously nominated, Graebel is a finalist in each:
Ø Graebel Movers International, Inc. - International Moving Company of the Year
Ø Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide, Inc. - Relocation Management Company of the Year
Ø Graebel Companies, Inc. - Most Innovative Use of Technology
In its announcement of the 24 EMMA categories’ finalists, the Forum for Expatriate Management reiterated all finalists will be assessed by an independent judging panel. Results will be announced during the EMMA gala dinner during the annual FEM Global Mobility Summit that will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada next month.
Graebel Companies, Inc. chief executive officer, Bill Graebel SGMS stated, “This is the second year-running that our Company has been honored to be a finalist in the Relocation Management Company of the Year and the International Moving Company of the Year awards. After entering the Innovative Use of Technology category for the first time we are on the short-list for this award. Graebel has transformed the global mobility industry with innovations such as the Relocation and Move Management apps in 2010, and portals in 2003. One of our latest transformations includes the nationwide use of the iPad® for in-home moving surveys”.
About the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM):
The Forum for Expatriate Management is the global community that brings all sides of the Global Mobility industry together. The FEM is both an online and physical community of Global Mobility Professionals united in one aim: supporting international assignees wherever they are posted. www.totallyexpat.com
About Graebel Companies, Inc.
Founded in 1950, Graebel provides worldwide relocation and move management services, U.S. and international household goods moving and storage services, cargo freight forwarding and commercial office moving and workplace services. On-the-ground services are performed in 153 countries for the Fortune 500 and global 100. The world headquarters is in Aurora, Colorado and Graebel centers are located throughout the U.S., and in Prague, the Czech Republic, and Singapore. Divisions in Graebel Companies, Inc.: Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide, Inc., Graebel Movers International, Inc., Graebel Commercial Services, Graebel Van Lines, Inc., Graebel Movers, Inc., and Move Management, Inc. The privately-held company boasts a strong balance sheet, an extensively background-checked and trained employee workforce, and a business intelligence reporting and management system featuring portals and apps. To learn more visit: www.graebel.com.
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