It is never in an individual’s best interest to attempt a motorcycle transport without the help of professionals. If you need your bike transported out of Ahuimanu, hire a reputable shipping company.
Contrary to popular belief, auto shipping services are cost effective and the rates remain budget friendly.
Never be in a hurry to hire a transport company. Make sure you research a few options through online resources before you decide to book your vehicle’s shipping process. The transporters you call for more information and quotes should maintain a great reputation. They should specifically offer motorcycle shipping services aside from their other auto shipping options.
What is the Most Popular Transport Method for Bikes?
While you will be presented with a small variety of shipping options, there is one method that many individuals prefer for their motorcycle. Crated shipping is the safest and most dependable transport method for smaller vehicles, especially motorcycles. This form of shipping tends to be a bit more costly, but it provides extra security.
The crated shipping method protects the bike with four walls, not allowing any outside elements to reach its contents. The bike will be safe from poor weather, bad road conditions, and even criminal activity. When the motorcycle is secured for transport, it will be fastened inside of the small shipping container and carefully packaged to prevent any movement. The transport company may ask you to remove the handlebars and any other protruding features.
Open air and enclosed shipping methods are also available. You can choose any method you feel safe with and a customer service rep will gladly help you make a decision. Even if you opt against the crated transport method, feel secure knowing that the transport company provides insurance coverage in case any accidents happen that cause your motorcycle damage. Fortunately this is rarely a concern, no matter what method of transport is chosen.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.