They like us, they really like us.

NorthStar Moving has more awards and honors than any other moving company on the planet. We’ve won awards for just about everything: customer service, green initiatives, best places to work, growth and philanthropy – you name it.

Best Places to Work

2016 ★ Award, Los Angeles Business Journal

Los Angeles Business Journal’s Best Places to Work features the best companies to work for in LA. NorthStar Moving made it to 27th place this year, out of all mid-sized companies in Los Angeles County. Of course, it’ll always be number 1 in our hearts!

Accredited Business Certificate

2016 ★ Award, Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is a non-profit that accredits business that meet certain standards of quality, trustworthiness, and responsibility. A business needs to meet 8 BBB Accreditation Standards to be eligible for accreditation. This is our BBB accreditation certificate for 2017.
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Top Women-Owned Businesses

2016 ★ Recognition, Los Angeles Business Journal

Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of the top women-owned businesses in LA. Out of 100 women-owned businesses in LA, we ranked number 49! Rankings are based on 2015 revenue.

Top Women Owned Business 49

Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Award

2016 ★ Award, Los Angeles Business Journal

Awarded to those who use their businesses and companies to give back to the community. Check our community page to see all the people and organizations we have assisted over the years!

Certificate of Achievement

2016 ★ Award, Move for Hunger

During the 99th CMSA (California Moving and Storage Association) conference in, CMSA and Move for Hunger presented NorthStar Moving with the 2016 Certificate of Achievement for the second consecutive year. The award is given to moving companies that go above and beyond to fight hunger in their greater community. NorthStar Moving was also recognized by Move for Hunger for collecting enough food to provide over 25,000 life-saving meals to their community, an enormous meal milestone.

Women’s Summit – Business owner of the year

2016 ★ Nomination, Los Angeles Business Journal

Co-founder and Director of Marketing Laura McHolm was honored at the the 2016 Women’s Summit for the Los Angeles Business Journal. This event recognizes women who climb through the ranks to become the best in their field and business.

Women in Business Awards – Business Owner of the Year

2016 ★ Recognition, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Laura McHolm, Director of Marketing and Co-founder for NorthStar Moving Company, was nominated for Business Owner of the Year. Nominations for this award are given to women at the helm of companies making great strides in business.

  • Award Nominees, Karyn Gatt and Laura McHolm

Women in Business Awards – Executive Assistant of the Year

2016 ★ Recognition, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Karyn Gatt, Executive Assistant to NorthStar Moving’s Director of Marketing and Co-Founder Laura McHolm, was nominated for Executive Assistant of the Year. Nominations for this award are given to executive assistants who go above and beyond the call of duty in their field.

  • Award Nominees, Karyn Gatt and Laura McHolm

Largest Women Owned Businesses

2015 ★ Recognition, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

NorthStar Moving Company was ranked number 8 out of the Top 50 Women-owned Businesses based in the valley area by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. This annual list was ranked by number of employees.

  • Largetst Women-Owned Businesses 2015

Women in Business Awards

2015 ★ Nomination, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Laura McHolm, Director of Marketing and Co-founder for NorthStar Moving Company, was nominated for the 2015 Women in Business Awards. This award is given to women at the helm of companies making great strides in business.

  • Women in Business Award nominee list
  • Award Nominee Laura McHolm, NorthStar Moving’s Director of Marketing and Co-founder

Super Service Award

2015 ★ Award, Angies List

For achieving and maintaining a superior service rating on Angie’s List throughout 2014 as determined by Angie’s List members in the category of: Moving!

NSM Super Service Award

Hunger Fighting Hero Award

2014 ★ Award, Move for Hunger

NorthStar Moving Company was awarded the 2014 Hunger Fighting Hero Award from Move For Hunger for helping to raise and donate 8,109 lbs. of food to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

  • Thank you letter from Move For Hunger
  • 2014 Hunger Fighting Hero Award

Largest Family Owned Businesses

2014 ★ Recognition, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

The San Fernando Valley Business Journal ranked NorthStar Moving Company #14 out of #28 for one of the valley’s largest family-owned businesses in 2014.

  • The San Fernando Valley Business Journal ranked NorthStar Moving Company #14 out of #28 for one of the valley’s largest family-owned businesses in 2014.
    Cover of October 6-19, 2014 issue San Fernando Valley Business Journal
  • NorthStar Moving Company ranked #14 on the list of Largest Family Owned Businesses by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.

Best Places to Work

2014 ★ Award, Los Angeles Business Journal

NorthStar Moving Company was ranked #27 among medium sized companies by the Los Angeles Business Journal, once again making us one of Los Angeles’s “Best Places to Work.”

  • The Best Places To Work Award for 2014. NorthStar Moving Company ranked 27
  • Los Angeles Business Journal’s announcement for the Best Places to Work 2014 Awards
  • The cover of the “Best Places to Work 2014” Los Angeles Business Journal
  • NorthStar Moving Company was ranked #27 – Medium Company for Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work 2014”
  • NorthStar Moving Company was ranked #27 – Medium Company for Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work 2014”

L.A.’s Largest Women-Owned Businesses

2014 ★ Recognition, Los Angeles Business Journal

NorthStar Moving Company was once again recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as number 51 out of the Top 100 Women-owned Businesses based in Los Angeles County. This annual list was ranked by revenues.

  • The Los Angeles Business Journal issue that features the 2014 list of Largest Women Owned Businesses.
  • The list published in the Los Angeles Business Journal, we are #51!

Non-Profit and Corporate Citizenship Awards

2014 ★ Nomination, Los Angeles Business Journal

Laura McHolm, co-founder and chief marketing officer, for NorthStar Moving Company, was nominated for “Corporate Partner of the Year” at Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2014 Non-Profit and Corporate Citizenship Awards. The awards honor individuals who demonstrate outstanding dedication to nonprofit organizations.

  • Laura McHolm’s Nomination Certificate for 2014 Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards
  • List of Nominees for 2014 Non-Profit and Corporate Citizenship Awards
  • NorthStar Moving’s co-founder and director of marketing, Laura McHolm at the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2014 Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards
  • NorthStar Moving’s co-founder and director of marketing, Laura McHolm and Claire Wineland of Claire’s Place Foundation, Inc. at the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2014 Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards
  • NorthStar Moving’s co-founder and director of marketing, Laura McHolm and Claire Wineland of Claire’s Place Foundation, Inc. at the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2014 Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards luncheon

Women in Business Awards

2014 ★ Nomination, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Laura McHolm, co-founder & chief marketing officer for NorthStar Moving Company, was nominated for the 2014 Women in Business Awards. This award is given to women at the helm of companies making great strides in business.

  • Cover of San Fernando Valley Business Journal
  • San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s Women in Business 2014
  • Laura McHolm’s bio
  • Laura McHolm at the San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s 2014 Women in Business Awards Luncheon
  • Co- founder and chief marketing officer of NorthStar Moving, Laura McHolm
  • Certificate of Laura McHolm’s nomination for the San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s 2014 Women in Business Awards
  • List of nominees for the San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s 2014 Women in Business Awards

CAA Los Angeles Signature Awards – Industry Partner of the Year

2013 ★ Nomination, California Apartment Association of Los Angeles (CAA-LA)

NorthStar Moving Company was recognized for our outstanding relationship with the California Apartment Association of Los Angeles, and we were nominated for the Signature Award for Industry Partner of the Year in 2013.

  • NorthStar Moving Company was recognized for our outstanding relationship with the California Apartment Association of Los Angeles, and we were nominated for the Signature Award for Industry Partner of the Year in 2013.
  • List of nominees for 2013 Signature Awards for Industry Partner of the Year.

16 Women Who Made the World Happier This Year

2013 ★ Nomination, Ladies' Home Journal

Ladies’ Home Journal created a list of 16 Women Who Made the World Happier This Year, celebrating and honoring women doing good. We are honored that Laura McHolm, Co-Founder and Director of Marketing of NorthStar Moving was included in the list for her and NorthStar Moving’s work with Claire Wineland of Claire’s Place Foundation.


  • Ladies’ Home Journal December 2013/January 2014 Cover
  • 16 Women Who Made the World Happier This Year
  • Laura McHolm (NorthStar Moving co-founder) Makes a Teen with Cystic Fibrosis Feel Like a Star

Inc. Hire Power Awards

2013 ★ Recognition, Inc.com

The Inc. Hire Power Awards 2013 ranked NorthStar Moving #12 in the country for creating the most jobs in the logistics and transportation industry!

 

Largest Family Owned Businesses

2013 ★ Recognition, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

The San Fernando Valley Business Journal ranked NorthStar Moving Company #11 for one of the valley’s largest family-owned businesses in 2013.

  • Cover of October 14-27, 2013 issue San Fernando Valley Business Journal
  • NorthStar Moving Company ranked #11 on the list of Largest Family Owned Businesses by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.

The Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies

2013 ★ Recognition, Inc. Magazine

NorthStar Moving Company was once again recognized as one of the fastest growing privately-held companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine in 2013.

 

Best Places to Work

2013 ★ Award, Los Angeles Business Journal

NorthStar Moving Company was ranked #32 among medium sized companies by the Los Angeles Business Journal, once again making us one of Los Angeles’s “Best Places to Work.”

  • The Best Places To Work Award for 2013. NorthStar Moving Company ranked 32
  • Los Angeles Business Journal’s announcement for the Best Places to Work 2013 Awards
  • Ram Katalan, co founder & CEO, for NorthStar Moving Company, holding the award with Traci, client relations coordinator for NorthStar Moving Company.
  • The cover of the “Best Places to Work 2013” Los Angeles Business Journal
  • NorthStar Moving Company was ranked #32 – Medium Company for Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work 2013”
  • NorthStar Moving Company was ranked #32 – Medium Company for Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work 2013”

Accredited Business Certificate

2013 ★ Award, Better Business Bureau

A business that has been operation for at least six month may apply for Better Business Bureau accreditation.  Any business accepted for accreditation in the Better Business Bureau must adhere to established Better Business Bureau standards of advertising and selling, including the Code of Online Business Practices, cooperate with the BBB’s activities and efforts to promote voluntary self-regulation within the business industry, and fulfill all licensing and bonding requirements of their city, county, state and federal agencies and authorities. This is our BBB accreditation certificate for August 2013 through July 2014.

L.A.’s Largest Women-Owned Businesses

2013 ★ Recognition, Los Angeles Business Journal

NorthStar Moving Company was once again recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as number 54 out of the Top 100 Women-owned Businesses based in Los Angeles County. This annual list was ranked by revenues.

  • The list published in the Los Angeles Business Journal, we are 54!
  • The Los Angeles Business Journal issue that features the 2013 list of Largest Women Owned Businesses.