— On Nov. 10, Runzheimer International held its “First Annual Total Employee Mobility Benchmarking Forum” in Chicago. During the forum, Runzheimer recognized Deere & Company, DuPont, Xerox, and AT&T with Employee Mobility Best Practices Awards for exhibiting effective approaches in employee mobility management. The awards recognized each organization for achieving results in a specific area of employee mobility that reduced costs while maintaining or increasing employee productivity, enhancing customer service, and increasing shareholder value. Integration of employee mobility programs, processes, and approaches across core business processes was another qualifying characteristic that distinguished recipients.The awardees are, narrowed down from 40 organizations, were Deere & Company for relocation management and corporate aircraft management; DuPont for international assignment management; Xerox Corp. for travel and business vehicle management; and AT&T for mobile/home office management. Selected other organizations also received special recognition by Runzheimer International. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. received recognition for its practices in relocation management; Thrivent Financial for Lutherans was recognized for its travel management programs; and DuPont received recognition for corporate aircraft management.