The handling and shipping of a bike is done best by professionals. The reasons as to why it is best for you to hire motorcycle shipping services include the convenience that you will get by having the mover handle the aspects of the move from start to finish. Additionally, they will be able to give you guidance on what is needed to be done so as to make it easier for you to move the bike successfully. You will not need to shop for additional services such as insurance coverage and storage since a reliable mover would provide you with all these. Also, since they are more familiar with motorcycle shipping, they will complete the delivery in good time, ensuring that the bike gets to the destination in good time and in perfect condition.
Our motorcycle shipping methods
We understand that the situations surrounding the shipping of bikes are different. For this reason, we provide a variety of shipping methods, which include:
Air transport: A cargo plane is used to deliver the bike to the destination within the shortest time possible.
Water transport: A cargo ship ferries the bike from one port to another.
Rail transport: A train is used in the delivery of the bike. Since railway companies follow strict timetables, you can expect to have your bike delivered at the estimated time.
Road transport: A motorcycle trailer, flatbed truck or open truck may be used in the delivery of your bike. The delivery time may be influenced by how clear the roads are. Our drivers do their best to complete the delivery in good time by passing through the least congested routes.
Getting your bike ready for shipping
Preparation of a bike for shipping is important as it helps in taking the safety precautions and also enabling the mover to handle the bike with ease. The activities to be done include checking the engine, the level of the fluids and the inflation of the tires, disabling the alarm system and removing your motorcycle accessories. Ensuring that the level of the gas in the tank is at a maximum of a quarter of the total capacity is also required. Ensuring that the condition of the bike is documented can be done by cleaning it, inspecting it and making a report. Additionally, you ought to photograph it from different angles.
Choosing a mover
The stage of selecting a mover who can transport your bike is an important one. You will have to conduct due diligence in your search and determine if they will be capable of meeting your motorcycle shipping needs. You ought to choose a mover that is licensed, insured, approved by the Better Business Bureau and also has a variety of shipping solutions available for hire.
Why you should choose us
We are the safe hands that you can rely on to handle your bike with care and get it to the destination in perfect condition. Not only are we registered under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration- we also provide good motorcycle care and use equipment that meets the current standards of safety and technology while handling your bike. Secondly, we provide services at affordable rates. You will find that we avail the most competitive rates and that our costs will probably fit your budget. We issue quotes for free and there are no obligations tied to them. Thirdly, you will get the best shipping experience when you hire our services. If your need tailored services, we can provide such. Contacting us is very easy since we have a support team which is available round the clock and just a call away. You just need to dial our toll-free number. The tracking of your delivery is also made simpler since we avail real-time tracking information. Finally, we are the best company to hire since we are highly experienced and we operate across the USA. Therefore, shipping to any destination, Effighnam included, is made easy when you ship with us. Our drivers get the bike delivered in good time and should you need to have your bike held for a period of time, we have secure facilities in which it may be stored. We are also familiar with the motorcycle laws and will advise you accordingly.
The available Effingham motorcycle shipping services
We provide different Effingham motorcycle shipping services such as crated shipping, open-air shipping and enclosed shipping. These are transport solutions which make it possible for you to have your bike delivered in a reliable way. The additional services provided are storage and insurance coverage.
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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.