In some circumstances, it is best to have a shipping company to transport a motorcycle from one location to another. There are various benefits of hiring motorcycle shipping services, some including the reliability and convenience that you will experience. This is because the mover will be able to transport your bike safely and have it delivered in good time. Most importantly, they are experienced and well-equipped, ensuring that you will have the bike delivered in perfect condition. Additionally, you can have a one-stop shopping experience by hiring a mover since they provide additional services such as storage and insurance coverage.
Our motorcycle shipping methods
The methods that we use in delivering motorcycles to the destinations include:
- Air transport, to offer you the fastest way to transport the bike to the destination.
- Water transport, to provide you with a relatively affordable means of shipping bikes overseas.
- Road transport, which is a common transport option used in making deliveries to various addresses. Our team of drivers provides you with reliable delivery service. Since they are familiar with most routes across the USA, they do their best to complete the deliveries as soon as possible.
- Rail transport, which is an alternative to road transport and has the advantage of being more reliable in terms of delivery times. This is because there is no congestion while shipping via rail thus minimal delays are experienced.
Preparation of a motorcycle for shipping
The following are the tasks that you ought to do as you prepare a motorcycle for shipping:
- Remove your motorcycle accessories and personal belongings from the bike.
- Check the engine.
- Ensure that the tires are well-inflated.
- Disable the alarm system.
- Check the level of the fluids.
- Have a professional to fix the faulty parts of the bike.
- Disconnect the battery and drain the fluids especially if shipping the bike in a crate.
- Inspect the bike.
- Clean the bike thoroughly, ensuring that it has no dirt or debris left on it.
- Take good photos of the bike and make a report on its condition.
Note: All these tasks are to be done with the aim of ensuring that the bike will be in a good condition for shipping, making it easy for the mover to handle the bike and also minimizing the chances of any accidents occurring.
Searching for a motorcycle shipping company
The main things to consider when searching for a moving company include:
- The experience that the company has in shipping bikes, specifically to Galesburg.
- The affordability of their services. You can ask them to provide you with a shipping quote so as to get the estimated shipping costs. With this, you can determine if the costs are within the market range and your budget too.
- The availability of an insurance cover which is comprehensive and valid over the period in which you intend to ship with the moving company.
- The availability of different motorcycle shipping methods which are efficient and of high quality.
Why hiring us is a good choice
There are different reasons as to why we are the best company that you can hire to ship your motorbike. They include:
We always ensure that it will be a safe move and your bike will be delivered in perfect condition. We use high-end technology and machinery to handle your bike safely. Additionally, we have been inspected and approved by both the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
The services are provided at reasonable rates. You can get a quote from us at no cost as soon as you submit your shipping details.
We have a good reputation and this also means that our clients' satisfaction score is high. You can check out the testimonials they have shared about their experience with us so as to have an idea of what you can expect when you hire our services. Additionally, we have been approved by the Better Business Bureau, showing that we are a trustworthy company.
We are able to meet your specific shipping needs like transporting a bike to an event such as the Sturgis bike week or handling the transportation of a bike such as the Harley-Davidson. Our team has been trained on how to handle special cases and also know how to provide good motorcycle care.
The available Galesburg motorcycle shipping services
We ensure that you will have a good shipping experience and provide you with different Galesburg motorcycle shipping services which meet your needs. The shipping of your bike can be done using crated transport, open-air transport or enclosed transport. The other services available are insurance coverage and storage services.
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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.