Motorcycle transport is a delicate process that requires the attention of those seasoned in the transport of motorcycles as a living.
Motorcycle shipping not only needs the proper handling, but the right equipment and haulers must also be used to assure a successful delivery. The City of Elyria provides those residing there with many reliable transport options.
When you attempt to ride a motorcycle to another location, you must take into consideration that the mileage will increase, and minor maintenance and repairs may be necessary. Along with fuel and other expenses, this could become costly. It also jeopardizes the condition of the bike. This is something that dealerships and manufacturers can’t risk.
The Way the Process of Shipping Operates.
Of course, the way the shipping process operates is still dependent on the method of transport chosen for the motorcycle. Nonetheless, there is only one objective. That is to get the bike to its new home in a timely, secure manner.
There are three different transport methods typically offered by shipping companies.
- Open Air Transport.
- Enclosed Transport.
- Crated Transport.
On the day of the scheduled transport, the motorcycle will either be dropped off at a terminal or picked up from wherever it’s housed at. It will then be secured according to the transport method preferred for the bike’s upcoming travels.
The motorcycle will make its way to the next location while being cared for by the professional transporter. The driver of the hauler will assure that the vehicle remains safe from poor weather, road construction, and other potentially hazardous situations. If they must, they will even reroute to assure the bike’s safety.
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.