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Daily Direct Motorcycle Transport

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There are many auto shippers out there that ship motorcycles, many of them offering same day delivery, also known as daily direct motorcycle transport. When you need a bike shipped quickly, you’ll have several options to choose from, but not all shippers (or the prices they offer) are created equal. At the end of the day, most people are seeking a company with ample experience shipping motorcycles, but also one that offers the best value.

At A-1 Auto Transport, we offer several motorcycle shipping service options, along with a guarantee that our customers will receive the best service available. Here’s what we offer:

Experience and an established track record of excellence

  • On-time delivery
  • Insurance coverage
  • Honest and affordable pricing
  • Professional and convenient service
  • A variety of pricing and delivery options
  • Daily direct and same day shipping

Experience is key when hiring a shipper, even if low cost is a priority, as it is for most people. The last thing you want to deal with is a shipper that undercuts the price of shipping, only to find that there are hidden costs down the line, or even worse, a shipper that doesn’t know how to properly secure the bike for transport, or the most efficient delivery route. These factors are especially important when you need same day transport services or door-to-door delivery.

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Your Responsibilities When Shipping A Motorcycle

There are a few steps you’ll need to take before your motorcycle is picked up and loaded for transport. These are basics that apply to any vehicle that is shipped and will ensure that your bike arrives safely and without damages or delays.

  • Wash the bike, making sure it is free of any dirt and or debris. A clean bike will allow you to better see any minor nicks or scratches before shipment, which is important and should be documented.
  • Any basic maintenance that is needed should be addressed prior to releasing your bike to the shipper. While a non-running motorcycle can still be transported, it’s much easier to coordinate when it’s good running condition. This is doubly so if you need to ride the bike to its final destination on the back end of the transport process.
  • Some shippers will require that fluids be drained from the bike before it can be loaded onto a transport carrier. This is to prevent any damages or leakage during shipping.
  • The fuel tank should be no more than 1/4 full so as to reduce the total weight, as well as to prevent gas spills should there be a leak in the fuel line.
  • Note and take photos of any existing damages on your bike. This will make it easier to notice and get compensated for any damages caused by the shipping company in the unlikely event that something does happen during shipping.
  • Remove any loose items such as saddlebags and other accessories. If shipping the bike by crate, remove the handlebars and other protruding parts. These requirements may vary depending on the shipper and method of transport. Some may require that the battery and alarm system are disconnected as well.
  • Make sure you have all the required documents prepared for the shipping process. If you have any questions about necessary paperwork, consult directly with the shipping company.

Motorcycle Transport Resources

Motorcycle Shipping Options - Learn about the projected cost of shipping a motorcycle within the U.S., as well as the different shipping options and what they entail.

Basic Maintenance Information - As mentioned above, it’s helpful if your bike is clear of any maintenance or repair issues when having it shipped. This resource covers the basics of what you’ll need to know. 

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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.

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Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

And my choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

The only time my shipment was delayed was during winter when a snowstorm closed down all the major roads. And they still found an alternative and got my car delivered before roads got unstuck.

When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business I’ve sent them. I’ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!

I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

The first one couldn’t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If that’s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust they’ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldn’t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to A1 Auto Transport. From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

If I didn’t know any better, I would’ve thought they were lacking customers, but the email spoke for itself. In just one email, everything I needed to know was there, including a contact number I could use to get more information or confirm the transport.

I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

The car arrived in Washington 6 days later in excellent condition. From what I understand, the transport was delayed a bit by a storm, but since the time window was 4-6 days from the beginning, I don’t really care. You have my full support and recommendation!

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Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them.

After doing some research, I got even more worried reading about all the scams and accidents that can happen. But, I have work to do and couldn’t afford to drive my newly purchased Mini Cooper all the way to Virginia.

Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport. They are very good at their jobs. I spent more than an hour drilling Joe with various questions, and he never once lost his patience. He saw I was interested, so he bore with me until I was satisfied. The driver was also very courteous and my car was intact on arrival. I couldn’t have asked for more.

By the way, the price we first agreed on stayed the same. There were no delays or unexpected “surprises.” I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

David Osallo
We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!

We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

We were abroad during the transport, so the transport was a bit tricky. The driver had to pick it up from storage on short notice and get it to its destination within at most 10 days. I was happy to note it arrived sooner. We got it 3 days early, right when we got home to pick it up. It made getting around way easier. Awesome service!

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A-1 Auto Transport is a disclosed agent for the following shipping companies:

Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
CFR Rinkens
15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
NO. 025472F
CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
ShipYourCarNow LLC
1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
Merco Air & Ocean Cargo, Inc.
6 Fir Way
Cooper City, FL 33026
NO. 021869F
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