To productively transport a bike, certain obligations need to be met by the shipping service as well as the customer. The top priority on both ends should be the safety of the motorcycle. Before taking on the task of shipping or riding a motorcycle to its new home alone, do some online research for a Concord shipping company that can do the job with ease.
In general, a shipping service has a few different options available to anyone who needs to transport a bike. Some shipping companies will offer great deals for their customers but that doesn’t necessarily mean they are doing the job in the approved manner. Make sure to ask the company if there are any specific policies or procedures to be aware of, how their pickup and delivery process works and about their payment and deposit procedures.
It is important to schedule pickup about a month in advance with a shipping service since they often encounter unforeseen delays. Usually a professional company is willing to accommodate their customers’ time schedule. Based on their service, sincerity, rates and insurance, one can comfortably choose a company that suits their needs.
- Enclosed Transport.
- Open Air Transport.
- Crated Transport.
- Expedited Delivery.
- Guaranteed Delivery.
- Door to Door.
- Terminal to Terminal.
Not every motorcycle is designed the same and this requires different tools in order to properly secure a bike for its shipping process. Brand, model, and design are all things a company needs to take into consideration before attempting to transport a bike. Be sure that the motorcycle transport company has the appropriate gear and materials to accommodate the bike for its journey.
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.