Transport services are known for being the most efficient and affordable way to relocate any kind of vehicle. Allowing professionals out of Apache Junction to handle your motorcycle’s delivery will only protect it from the accumulation of mileage and potential of being harmed.
Depending on the length of travel the transporters must make, the weight of the vehicle, and the shipping services purchased, your rate will be determined. Fortunately, all transport services are worthy of the expense and ultimately, they will be saving you money.
The Process of Shipping Explained.
After you schedule your motorcycle’s shipping process, you need to get it ready for the big day. Most shipping companies will give you a small list to complete. This list is relatively standard to ensure the safety of the bike and anyone handling its transport.
- Wash the vehicle.
- Remove motorcycle accessories.
- Document damages.
- Top off fluids.
- Leave the fuel tank a quarter of a tank or less full.
- Check tire pressure.
- Disable alarm.
After the motorcycle has been prepped, collect all the information needed by the transport company. When the transporters come to retrieve the bike, hand over all requested info and allow them to secure the vehicle to the hauler. The bike will be tightly fastened according to the shipping method purchased and the driver will begin traveling towards the vehicle’s destination.
As the motorcycle makes its way, you can monitor its travels through real-time tracking services. The transport driver will avoid all obstacles by closely monitoring weather and road reports. If necessary, a new route will be taken or actions will be made to avoid any hazards during the shipping process.
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.