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Homestars Best of 2017 Award

February 14th, 2017 8:56 pm by

Highland is proud to announce that we have won the Homestars ‘Best of 2017’ Award. This is our 5th ‘Best of’ Award in the last 6 years. The official press release from Homestars is below and attached.

Highland Moving & Storage Ltd. | Starline Overseas Moving Wins HomeStars Best of Award

CALGARY, February 7, 2017: Highland Moving & Storage Ltd. | Starline Overseas Moving is pleased to announce that it has been honoured with a HomeStars Best of 2017 Award celebrating its commitment to quality work and service. The awards event took place in Edmonton as well as four other major cities across Canada.

“To be recognized with a HomeStars Best of Award is a great accomplishment and we are proud of this honour,” says Customer Care, Highland Moving & Storage Ltd. | Starline Overseas Moving. “We always strive to improve our service and hope to win this award again in the years to come.”

Best of Award winners are the top performers on the HomeStars, ranging from independent contractors to larger retailers. Winners are selected using several criteria including homeowner reviews as well as their responsiveness to homeowners.

“To win one of these awards is really a testament to a contractor’s quality of work,” says Nancy Peterson, Founder and CEO of HomeStars. “We like to think of them as our own People’s Choice Awards since they are based on the reviews written by homeowners.”

About Highland Moving & Storage Ltd. | Starline Overseas Moving

Highland Moving & Storage Ltd and Starline Overseas Moving is a rarity in today’s moving world. We have been under the same family ownership for over 75 years. Peter Kachur started a one truck cartage company in 1938 called Jim’s Express and Transfer. Since that time the Kachur family has expanded the company to be one of the most respected moving companies in Canada and around the globe.

Today, Highland Moving & Starline Overseas are owned and operated by Don Kachur, the son of the company’s founder. Don is active in the day to day operations of the company as well as being deeply involved in industry affairs. He has served on the Board of Directors for both United Van Lines and the Canadian Association of Movers. Don’s son Casey manages our Calgary branch and represents the third generation.

One thing that has remained unchanged over the generations is our service philosophy – one that encourages each employee to take personal pride in their work and celebrates outstanding customer service. As long as we maintain this tradition of pride in individual workmanship, our company will remain a quality service leader.

This philosophy of employee self-esteem has been formalized in our quality service program, “Moving with Pride”. Please visit our websites & for more information.

See Highland Moving & Storage Ltd. | Starline Overseas Moving’s HomeStars Profile for more information.

About HomeStars

HomeStars is a free service helping homeowners find reputable renovators, repairmen and retailers through its database of 2 million companies and hundreds of thousands of reviews.

Homeowners write reviews based on their home improvement experiences – both good and bad – helping build a collective knowledge base that is invaluable in helping homeowners make better hiring decisions. A trusted resource since 2006, HomeStars has grown to be the leading online community of homeowners and home improvement companies in Canada. To learn more, visit or check them out on Facebook or Twitter.