Pickfords wins at EMMAs again

Jan 12 | 2020

Pickfords has won the ‘International Moving Company of the Year’ award at the Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards 2019 (EMMAs) for the second year in a row.

EMMA Award Winners 2019 The results were announced at the EMMAs Awards Gala Dinner at the Intercontinental O2 in London in November.

The Expatriate Management and Mobility awards celebrate excellence and innovation in the international global mobility industry. These prestigious awards, created by the Forum for Expatriate Management, are judged by a highly experienced panel of judges, who assess the submissions received against the criteria for the awards.  EMMA’s entries are rigorously judged by a team of fiercely impartial, highly experienced, senior figures in the industry, who are drawn from a range of disciplines across the EMEA region and who give up their own free time to carry out a very thorough and demanding process.

This year, Pickfords showcased the service provided by its corporate moving team.   The judging criteria in these categories include client communication, innovation, knowledge, skills and expertise and this year the competition for this award was fierce.

The judges commented on Pickfords’ entry: “Pickfords demonstrates that a moving company can do more and with good impact on their environmental footprint. A truly great experience and customer journey has been created.”

Pickfords’ Managing Director Mark Taylor, said “We are thrilled to have won this award for the second year running.  I want to congratulate Steve Wilkins, Mel Killen and their teams for their continued focus on their customers’ experience,   innovation and service delivery.”

Moovaz Innovation and Paramount Transportation Systems were highly commended in the same category.

Other winners at the EMMAs included:

  • Global Mobility Team of the Year: Mott MacDonald (medium programme) and CGI (large programme).
  • DSP of the Year: Santa Fe Relocation; with Chamness Worldwide and Icon Relocation highly commended.
  • RMC of the Year: Weichert Workforce Mobility; with SIRVA Worldwide Relocation & Moving and Sterling Lexicon highly commended.
  • Best Vendor Partnership: Aires & Bacardi; with Icon Relocation & Tesco and SIRVA & SAP SE highly commended.

Photo:  Pickfords wins at the EMMAs for the second year running