Reliable transport companies are easy to come by, especially nearby Edgewater, Maryland. Find one that specializes in the delivery of motorcycles. If you are planning on having the bike shipped to the West Coast, you want a transporter that offers long distance shipping services.
There’s a lot to pay attention to so decide what you can afford and what services you need the most. A customer service representative of the company should gladly help you with your selection.
There is a right way to look for a dependable transport company. Use the Internet as your tool for research. Look for motorcycle transport nearest to you. Then, narrow down the results by reading the reviews and testimonials left online. Only contact the transporters with the most positive reviews for a quote.
Characteristics to Stay Away From.
- They don’t have approval from the DOT.
- They do not have any of the necessary certificates or state licensing.
- A large or full down payment is requested.
- They do not offer insurance coverage.
- They don’t have the right shipping gear.
- Their employees and drivers are not trained.
- They don’t have an easy to find website.
- They do not uphold a positive reputation.
- They’re lacking in their assortment of services.
- Their customer service is rude and not willing to help.
Falling victim to a scam is an easy thing to do if you aren’t aware of the suspicious qualities usually upheld by such con artists. Do online research and even ask questions over the phone during your attempt to gather quotes. Really feel out the customer service received and assess all of their service options. Only contact transport companies with positive reviews and informative websites listing their current contact information.
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.