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Graebel Also Receives Bronze for International Moving Company of the Year From Global Organization



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October 7, 2013

(Aurora, CO) – The Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) has announced the EMMA awards for the Americas at its conference that was held in Las Vegas, Nevada last week. During its black-tie ceremony, the FEM organization presented Graebel with its Global Relocation Management Company of the Year award.  This year's annual FEM conference in the Americas was attended by senior corporate relocation executives from respected firms in the global 100 and Fortune 500. 


In addition to the first-place award to Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide, Inc, The Forum for Expatriate Management presented its bronze International Moving Company Emma award to Graebel Movers International, Inc. for its highly commended performance.  Each Graebel division also earned the Americas' silver EMMA award in their respective category in 2012. 


EMMA award winners are selected by an independent panel of judges from the global mobility industry. For 2013, judging criteria included credentials achieved, and how each nominated firm demonstrated its ability to proficiently conduct business at it provided superior, responsive service.  Setting Graebel apart was its exceptional, unending business intelligence in thought leadership documents as well as its continuous relocation program counseling to clients and assignees.


Chief Executive Officer William Graebel SGMS remarked after accepting the EMMA awards, “Our organization is honored and humbled to accept these prestigious awards from the Forum for Expatriate Management. These honors are a reflection of our outstanding global mobility professionals who are dedicated to providing unusual service and value to our clients and their relocating people every day and everywhere in 153 countries.”


Graebel concluded, “The EMMA awards come amid an unprecedented year for our company. Recently, Graebel has been recognized as the Top Service Colorado Company for 2013 and in the top dozen firms of the Top 250 Private Colorado Companies by the ColoradoBiz magazine.

For the third time in five years, our global mobility division earned the first-place ranking in the Relocation Baker’s Dozen by the HRO Today Magazine.  Also, Transportation & Logistics has honored Graebel Van Lines with its Quest for Quality award.  


At Graebel, our highest achievement and finest hour comes from our clients who trust our people to bring value-add services that exceed expectations worldwide.  Every time our clients place their votes to relocate their employees or offices worldwide with Graebel, is the highest award imaginable."


About the Forum for Expatriate Management:

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


About Graebel Companies, Inc.

Founded in 1950, Graebel is a global business that provides single source global mobility services for the Fortune 500 and global 1000. Its worldwide services are all encompassing from full-service relocation; household goods moving and storage (removals); office relocation and workplace services to freight forwarding and move management. On-the-ground services are managed in 153 countries. The world headquarters is in Aurora, Colorado and in-theatre centers are across the U.S., in Singapore, Prague, the Czech Republic, and Shanghai, China. The privately-held firm holds multiple recognized credentials and has earned exceptional accolades from its clients and from within the industry. Recognition includes top-ratings in the Relocation Baker’s Dozen since 2009; the Platinum award for twenty consecutive years; Top Service Company of the Year, Ranked twelth among the Top 250 Private Companies in the Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S., the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) Quality award; the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA) on-the-road safety first-place honors; the Quest for Quality award and more! To learn how Graebel can transform your global mobility program today. Visit:

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