For those living in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho there are many auto transport companies available for motorcycle shipping services. Most of them will cater to local and long distance shipping for all types of vehicles. Make sure you call around for quotes and that you only contact the companies that uphold a positive reputation and all of the services you desire for your shipping process.
A transport company has highly trained professionals handling their customers’ vehicles. For those shipping motorcycles, those handling the vehicle will assure that they take all of the proper safety precautions and use all of the right equipment to secure the bike. If you purchase door to door services, you will have the opportunity to watch the transport experts secure the vehicle to the hauler as according to the shipping method chosen.
Terminal to Terminal Delivery versus Door to Door Delivery.
There are two types of delivery methods that most transport companies offer. Terminal to terminal and door to door transport are two of the delivery methods you will have to choose between. It is best to understand what these delivery methods entail before you hastily decide between them.
The cheapest of the two delivery methods is terminal to terminal transport. While this method is cheaper, it is often times less convenient. This delivery method will require that the bike be dropped off at a specified terminal and then retrieved from another one nearest to the final location. While the terminals used are those closest to the locations, arrangements for rides will need to be made.
Door to door delivery is a little more expensive but many find it to be well worth the purchase. When you get door to door delivery services, the professionals will come get the motorcycle from you. They will then drop it off to the address specified with them as the final destination.
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.