NorthStar Moving’s service and quality, competitive prices, and immense flexibility have impressed business owners across the region. The company has been entrusted to safely move and store invaluable inventories for companies selling high-end automobiles, baby products, jeans, and more…NorthStar Moving Corporation’s mission is to exceed their clients’ expectations with graceful customer care and to move service back into what should have always been the ultimate service industry: the moving industry.
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While the idea of viewing relocation companies as luxury service providers may still be a stretch to many consumers, Laura McHolm, co-founder and marketing director of Los Angeles, CA-based NorthStar Moving Corporation, says the industry is following a well-established path…”We truly try to say, ‘sure, you want it, we’ll get it to you, ’”…we don’t laugh at them and we don’t say, ‘you want to do what?’”
“The details are not the details, they are what makes the service,” says Laura McHolm, who along with Ram Katalan, founded NorthStar Moving Corporation—a luxury moving company that prides itself on delivering exactly what its clients need and desire…”We’ve been called in the middle of the night to move a chair from a living room to a dining room,” says McHolm.
The best way to pack items is to lay them all out in front of you and evaluate the situation. For instance, ask yourself questions such as — how many vitamins will I need or how much shampoo will I need?…Make sure you plan ahead and know what you are getting yourself into. That really could determine the different kinds of luggage you may want to purchase.
NorthStar Moving’s relentless commitment to delivering graceful customer care has already made an impression among LA’s top celebrities and other individuals seeking the utmost care for their prized possessions…”During a move, synchronization of activities is of utmost importance,” said NorthStar Moving Corporation Founder and President Ram Katalan…It’s very rewarding to see so many production companies continue to return to us to handle these time-sensitive moves.”
NorthStar Movings’s relentless commitment to delivering graceful customer care has already made an impression among LA’s top celebrities and other individuals seeking the utmost care for their prized possessions…NorthStar Moving’s commitment to the environment also resonated with LA’s eco-conscious business owners. NorthStar Moving powers its vehicles with cleaner burning biodiesel fuel…as well as employing green practices in it’s offices and storage facilities.
NorthStar Moving Corporation…today announced that it was named to the Top 30 Best Places to Work in the San Fernando Valley…NorthStar Moving ranked an impressive #4 on the list of medium sized businesses…”It’s extremely fulfilling to see the overwhelming positive response from our employees,” said NorthStar Moving Corporation founder and president Ram Katalan. “We pride ourselves on service, both for our customers and for our team here at NorthStar Moving.
president of NorthStar Moving in Los Angeles, Ram Katalan began to see a sickening slide in his bookings about a year ago. When he realized his business was weakening most among middle-income clients, he refocused on the high end market…Katalan, 43 expanded his premium services and launched new ones, including Photo Perfect Packing. “It’s a lot more expensive” says Katalan. “But the people willing to pay for it are not as effected by the economy.”
NorthStar Moving’s benefits extend to not only dependents but to domestic partners as well. Both the sales and moving teams are recognized for jobs well done with cash bonuses, trips, gift certificates, iPods, TV’s and other such gifts…Management positions at NorthStar are almost always made up of employees that have been promoted from within the organization…NorthStar Moving has set up their offices to offer a sense of home away from home to its employees…
[NorthStar Moving] CEO Ram Katalan says that his company caters to life in Los Angeles, where celebrities and production studios take advantage of the company’s 107,000-square-foot storage space, as well as services like discreet moving (using decoy trucks to avoid paparazzi), late night moving, and photo-perfect packing, where every item–from sofa to spoon–is replaced exactly where it was before the move.
Add Irvine to yet another top-of-this-and-that list. A Los Angeles-based moving company called NorthStar Moving Corporation crunched some numbers and blasted out a press release. The mover’s customers, apparently, prefer Irvine more than all other Orange County locales…
Inc. today ranked NorthStar Moving Corporation No. 2,563 on its annual ranking of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the country, jumping up 638 spots from last year’s list…NorthStar Moving provides special care to ensure valuables are well protected — from convenient mobile storage, to luxury service packages including partnerships with professional organizers, home tech services, and even Oprah’s dog trainer.
“We noticed that there was a huge void in the moving industry,” says Laura McHolm, co-founder of NorthStar Moving Corporation in Los Angeles. “Service is important in any business, but the moving industry seemed to have forgotten that.”…Since its founding in 1994, the company has garnered eight “Honor Roll” awards from the Better Business Bureau and a long list of recommendations from high-profile clients such as Angelina Jolie, Diana Ross and Chuck Norris.
Through its partnerships with the California Cat Center and Oprah’s personal dog coach Tamar Gellar of The Loved Dog(TM), NorthStar Moving eases the stress for both pets and pet owners during a move. While NorthStar Moving provides the celebrity treatment to their clients, the company’s partners provide the ultimate red carpet treatment to their pets, eliminating the confusion and fear that cats and dogs experience with relocating.
To help ease packing anxiety, Laura McHolm, a storage and organizational expert for California-based NorthStar Moving Corporation, says “the key to packing the perfect suit case is doing your homework before you go on your trip.” Mcholm has offered some suitcase organizing tips to deal with the “Space Crunch” Put upon travelers by the airline industry.
Who Knew? NorthStar Moving, the LA based company that specializes in luxury based moving services and has a celebrity based clientele, recently added three new packages to roster. There’s “the Angelina” (for moving children, natch) and “the Britney” (for, you guessed it, sorting out the chaos at your new home), but our favorite is “the Paris,” which offers customized care for pooches while clients are in transit. Boarding, grooming, and even therapy are covered. “They can get a little schizo,” says NorthStar co-founder Laura Mcholm. We’re not sure if she’s referrring to the dogs of their owners.
Today’s Back to Basics tips come from Laura McHolm, the co-founder of NorthStar Moving & Storage Co., and who is also an on-site storage organizational expert…Pack one backpack that stays in the car. Include your maps, files with your reservation information, first aid kit, camera, tickets, etc…Wrap items like books with car games, deck of cards, sticker books…etc. as presents…When you make stops along your route place the presents on the kids’ seats.
Laura McHolm’s moving company is no ordinary moving company. NorthStar Moving Corporation is the “movers to the stars.”…”Every item on the property was handled with extreme care and precision from $100,000 pieces of art to a $50 lamp,” raved the production supervisors of hit reality TV show “America’s Next Top Model,”…In 1994, she started NorthStar Moving Corporation. Every year since then, NorthStar has been the darling of companies that award other companies for providing customers with red-carpet service.
Sometimes NorthStar Moving will even organize the move in the darkest of night o throw off photographers. And when it comes to service, no job is too small. In at least one instance, the company got a nighttime call from a celebrity requesting that someone come over and move a single chair from one room to another. The company obliged.
proving that Hollywood’s penchant for green is infectious to all industries, a moving company called LA Northstar Moving Corp has decided to travel in a more eco-friendly direction. The company, which counts such stars as Angelina Jolie among its clients – is switching to biodiesel across its entire fleet…We applaud NorthStar Moving for converting their fleet to biodiesel and other green additions!