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.

The Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies

2012 ★ 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 2012.

 

Best Places to Work

2012 ★ Award, Los Angeles Business Journal

NorthStar Moving Company was ranked #29 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 2012.  NorthStar Moving Company ranked #29
    The Best Places To Work Award for 2012. NorthStar Moving Company ranked #29
  • The cover of the award issue of the Los Angeles business journal
    The cover of the award issue of the Los Angeles business journal
  • The Best Places to Work article cover in the Los Angeles Business Journal
    The Best Places to Work article cover in the Los Angeles Business Journal
  • The Best Places to Work in Los Angeles article in the Los Angeles Business Journal
    The Best Places to Work in Los Angeles article in the Los Angeles Business Journal
  • A page from The Best Places to Work article from the Los Angeles business Journal
    A page from The Best Places to Work article from the Los Angeles business Journal
  • NorthStar Moving featured int the Best Places to Work in LA article
    NorthStar Moving featured int the Best Places to Work in LA article

LA’s Largest Women-Owned Businesses

2012 ★ Recognition, Los Angeles Business Journal

Each year the Los Angeles Business Journal makes a list of the 100 largest women-owned L.A. County-based businesses, ranked by revenues. NorthStar Moving Company was ranked #55 on the list!

  • Issue of The Los Angeles Business Journal featuring the list of Largest Women Owned Businesses
    Issue of The Los Angeles Business Journal featuring the list of Largest Women Owned Businesses
  • NorthStar Moving Company ranked #55 on the list!
    NorthStar Moving Company ranked #55 on the list!

Women Making a Difference

2012 ★ Finalist, Los Angeles Business Journal

This award honors business women in Los Angeles who are great leaders and have done exceptional work with the community. Laura McHolm, co-founder and director of marketing, NorthStar Moving Company, was selected as a finalist for this award for her dedication to meeting the highest standards for service and integrity in her relationships with customers, employees, and the community.

  • Cover of the Women Making a Difference 2012 article in the Los Angeles Business Journal
    Cover of the Women Making a Difference 2012 article in the Los Angeles Business Journal
  • The finalists in the Los Angeles Business Journal
    The finalists in the Los Angeles Business Journal
  • Laura McHolm at the Award Reception, proud to be on the list!
    Laura McHolm at the Award Reception, proud to be on the list!
  • Laura McHolm, Co-Founder and Director of Marketing at NorthStar Moving with her award at the reception!
    Laura McHolm, Co-Founder and Director of Marketing at NorthStar Moving with her award at the reception!
  • A photo from the Award Reception.
    A photo from the Award Reception.
  • The Women Making a Difference award in our office!
    The Women Making a Difference award in our office!

11th Annual Women in Business Award

2012 ★ Nomination, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

This award is given to women at the helm of companies making great strides in business. Laura McHolm, co-founder and director of marketing at NorthStar Moving Company, was nominated for the 2012 Women in Business Award for her commitment to exemplary customer service, the well being of her employees, and responsible corporate citizenship. 

  • Cover of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal Issue featuring the article about the Women In Business Award.
    Cover of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal Issue featuring the article about the Women In Business Award.
  • Cover of the Women in Business Award article in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal
    Cover of the Women in Business Award article in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal
  • The nominees in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal
    The nominees in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Member in Good Standing – 10+ Years with the BBB

2012 ★ Award, Better Business Bureau

After making the BBB Honor Roll again in 2012, NorthStar Moving Company was recognized for having an outstanding record with the BBB for over ten years!

  • BBB 10+ Years certificate

CAA Los Angeles Signature Awards – Industry Partner of the Year

2011 ★ Award, California Apartment Association of Los Angeles (CAA-LA)

NorthStar Moving Company was recognized for having an outstanding relationship with the California Apartment Association of Los Angeles. In 2011 NorthStar Moving Company won the Signature Award for Industry Partner of the Year!

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  • 2011 Los Angeles Signature Awards Ad

CAA Los Angeles Signature Awards – Best Marketing Team

2011 ★ Nomination, California Apartment Association of Los Angeles (CAA-LA)

NorthStar Moving Company’s marketing team was nominated as one of the best in Los Angeles by the California Apartment Association of Los Angeles. The CAA-LA is an association for people who own or manage rental properties.

  • We are very proud to be a nominee for the Best Marketing Team Award!
    We are very proud to be a nominee for the Best Marketing Team Award!

Largest Family Owned Businesses

2011 ★ Recognition, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

The San Fernando Valley Business Journal recognized NorthStar Moving Company as one of the valley’s largest family-owned businesses in 2011.

  • NorthStar Moving Company ranked #24 on the list of Largest Family Owned Businesses by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.
    NorthStar Moving Company ranked #24 on the list of Largest Family Owned Businesses by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.
  • The Largest Family Owned Businesses Award Reception
    The Largest Family Owned Businesses Award Reception
  • The Award Reception
    The Award Reception

Best Places to Work

2011 ★ Award, Los Angeles Business Journal

In 2011 NorthStar Moving Company was ranked #17 among medium sized companies by the Los Angeles Business Journal, once again making us one of Los Angeles’s “Best Places to Work.”

  • The 2011 Best Places To Work Award from the Los Angeles  Business Journal.  Northstar Moving Company ranked #17!
    The 2011 Best Places To Work Award from the Los Angeles Business Journal. Northstar Moving Company ranked #17!
  • The Cover of The Best Places To Work Award article in the Los Angeles Business Journal.
    The Cover of The Best Places To Work Award article in the Los Angeles Business Journal.
  • Article from the Los Angeles Business Journal about the best places to work award.
    Article from the Los Angeles Business Journal about the best places to work award.
  • The list of companies selected by the Los Angeles Business Journal for the Best Places to Work Award.
    The list of companies selected by the Los Angeles Business Journal for the Best Places to Work Award.

The Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies

2011 ★ Recognition, Inc. Magazine

NorthStar Moving Company was proud to be recognized as one of the fastest growing privately-held companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine in 2011.

 

Women Making a Difference

2011 ★ Nomination, Los Angeles Business Journal

In 2011 Laura McHolm, co-founder and director of marketing, for NorthStar Moving Company, was nominated for the “Business Owner of the Year Award” for the Women Making a Difference Awards her work with Claire’s Place Foundation. Claire’s Place Foundation is a nonprofit organization supporting families living with cystic fibrosis. This work added to NorthStar Moving Company’s support of the Clothes Off Our Back.

  • The Women Making a Difference Certificate from the Los Angeles Business Journal.
    The Women Making a Difference Certificate from the Los Angeles Business Journal.
  • Cover of the issue of the Los Angeles Business Journal featuring the list of Women Making a Difference.
    Cover of the issue of the Los Angeles Business Journal featuring the list of Women Making a Difference.
  • Cover of the article about Women Making a Difference in the Los Angeles Business Journal.
    Cover of the article about Women Making a Difference in the Los Angeles Business Journal.
  • The list of Women Making a Difference in the Los Angeles Business Journal.
    The list of Women Making a Difference in the Los Angeles Business Journal.
  • A page from the article about the award in the Los Angeles Business Journal
    A page from the article about the award in the Los Angeles Business Journal

Business Women of the Decade

2011 ★ Nomination, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Laura McHolm, co-founder and director of marketing, for NorthStar Moving Company, was nominated for the “Business Women of the Decade Award” for women at the helm of companies that have seen remarkable success over the last ten years.

  • Cover of the Issue of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal featuring the article about the award
    Cover of the Issue of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal featuring the article about the award
  • Cover of the article about the award in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal
    Cover of the article about the award in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal
  • Photos of the Nominees in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal
    Photos of the Nominees in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Better Business Bureau Hall of Fame

2011 ★ Recognition, Better Business Bureau

Since 2000, NorthStar Moving Company has held the highest possible rating from the BBB. In 2011, we were entered into the Hall of Fame for not having any outstanding complaints for three years.

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  • 2011 - BBB Hall of Fame
  • 2011 - Certificate from BBB of Ventura, Santa Barbara & San Luis Obispo

Los Angeles Organizing Awards – Best Service Provider

2011 ★ Finalist, NAPO - National Association of Professional Organizers

NorthStar Moving Company was a finalist for the Los Angeles Organizing Award for “Best Service Provider to the Organizing Industry” in 2011. This award presented by the National Organization of Professional Organizers Los Angeles honors companies that provide top quality service and support to organizing businesses.

  • The Program for the 2011 NAPO Organization awards.
    The Program for the 2011 NAPO Organization awards.
  • NorthStar Moving Company featured in the program as one of the Best Service Providers to the Organizing Industry!
    NorthStar Moving Company featured in the program as one of the Best Service Providers to the Organizing Industry!
  • NorthStar Moving Company was selected as a finalist for the NAPO award as one of the Best Service Providers to the Organizing Industry on the NAPO website.
    NorthStar Moving Company was selected as a finalist for the NAPO award as one of the Best Service Providers to the Organizing Industry on the NAPO website.

CAA-LA Signature Awards – Best Green Practices

2010 ★ Award, California Apartment Association of Los Angeles (CAA-LA)

NorthStar Moving Company was recognized by the California Apartment Association for our eco-friendly business practices and won the “Signature Award for Best Green Practices” in 2010.

  • The Award In Our Office!
    The Award In Our Office!
  • One of our team members with the award at the event!
    One of our team members with the award at the event!
  • CAA-LA Signature Awards - official website [snapshot 16Dec10]
  • Cover of the program from the award event!
    Cover of the program from the award event!

Fastest Growing Private Companies

2010 ★ Recognition, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

NorthStar Moving Company ranked number 17 on the San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2010. The list is based on revenue growth within the year.

  • Ram Katalan, co-founder and CEO for NorthStar Moving Company, holding up the award!
    Ram Katalan, co-founder and CEO for NorthStar Moving Company, holding up the award!
  • NorthStar Moving Company ranked #17 on the list.
    NorthStar Moving Company ranked #17 on the list.
  • Fastest Growing Private Companies 2010
    Fastest Growing Private Companies 2010

The Classy Awards

2010 ★ Nomination, StayClassy

“The Classy Awards” is an awards competition recognizing the top philanthropic achievements by charities, businesses, and individuals. NorthStar Moving Company was nominated for the Classy Award for “Philanthropic Business of the Year” for our FREE CLEAN OUT Campaign, a donation drive throughout Greater Los Angeles benefitting Goodwill of Southern California and the Clothes Off Our Back Foundation.

  • Screenshot from The Third Annual Classy Awards website
    Screenshot from The Third Annual Classy Awards website

The Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies

2010 ★ Recognition, Inc. Magazine

NorthStar Moving Company was recognized as one of the fastest growing privately-held companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine in 2010. We ranked 3,589! 

 

Best Places to Work

2010 ★ Award, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

One of the most common comments we get when we post photos from our work day on our facebook page is “you guys are having way too much fun!”, so we’re glad the San Fernando Valley Business Journal agrees, and after awarding us the Best Places to Work before, we received it again this year. NorthStar Moving Company was ranked second.

Here are a few photos we took while enjoying the award ceremony:

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  • Best Places to Work Award Ceremony 4
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  • Best Places to Work Award Ceremony 2
  • Best Places to Work Award Ceremony 1

Women Making a Difference

2010 ★ Nomination, Los Angeles Business Journal

Laura McHolm, co-founder and director of marketing, for NorthStar Moving Company, was nominated for the 2010 Women Making a Difference Award in the Los Angeles Business Journal. This award honors business women for their outstanding work with the community.

  • The Woman Making a Difference Certificate
    The Woman Making a Difference Certificate

Best Places to Work

2010 ★ Award, Los Angeles Business Journal

In 2010 NorthStar Moving Company ranked 16 on the Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of Best Places to Work for medium sized companies.

  • The Award for The Best Places To Work from the Los Angeles Business Journal.
    The Award for The Best Places To Work from the Los Angeles Business Journal.
  • NorthStar Moving Company ranked 16 on the list of best places to work!
    NorthStar Moving Company ranked 16 on the list of best places to work!

Fastest Growing Private Companies

2009 ★ Recognition, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

In 2009 NorthStar Moving Company ranked fifth on the San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s list of Fastest Growing Private Companies. The list is ranked by revenue.

  • Cover of the award issue.
    Cover of the award issue.
  • NorthStar Moving Company ranked fifth on the list!
    NorthStar Moving Company ranked fifth on the list!
  • Photos from the award ceremony.
    Photos from the award ceremony.

The Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies

2009 ★ Recognition, Inc. Magazine

In 2009 NorthStar Moving Company was recognized as one of the fastest growing privately-held companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine. We ranked 2,500!

 

Fastest Growing Private Companies

2009 ★ Recognition, Los Angeles Business Journal

NorthStar Moving Company was honored as one of the Top 100 Fastest Growing Moving Companies in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal. We ranked 61!

  • Los Angeles Business Journal Fastest Growing Private Companies Award 2009
  • Los Angeles Business Journal Fastest Growing Private Companies 2009