A lot of people looking for someone to ship their motorcycle have a hard time figuring out how to go about doing so. A shipping professional in Fort Thomas can offer a safe and reliable delivery process. They'll explain the process as simply as possible.
The transport company shipping the motorcycle to its next destination follows a strict plan. Their only goal is to successfully deliver the bike.
Popular Shipping Options for Bikes.
- Enclosed Shipping.
- Open Air Shipping.
- Door to Door Delivery.
- Terminal to Terminal Delivery.
- Crated Shipping.
By transporting a motorcycle through any of the options, people can avoid unwanted mileage and hazards on the highway. Some methods offer more layers of protection for the motorcycle and some are more cost effective. No matter what delivery method's chosen, the customer can expect their motorcycle to arrive without harm.
- Clean the motorcycle of any dirt and deposits.
- Remove any loose objects and accessories that can scratch the bike during transportation.
- Disable the security alarm if the bike is equipped with one.
- Check fluids, tire pressure, and battery.
- Gas reading should not be above ¼ tank before the transport.
- Document and list any damages to the motorcycle before the shipping process. This will help you during your final inspection.
The short list of tasks should be completed before the day of the bike’s pickup. This will give the motorcycle the best odds at arriving safely. The owner of the motorcycle can have peace of mind by completing these priorities while the bike is in transit. Insurance coverage will also be provided during the shipping process.
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.