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The transportation of bikes is an activity that should be handled with expertise and care. The reasons as to why it is advisable to hire motorcycle shipping services include the convenience and reliability that you get in having the tasks being handled by the mover as well as the chance to get additional services such as storage and insurance coverage from a single service provider. Since the moving companies are well-equipped and familiar with various motorcycle laws, the move is made easier.
The motorcycle transport options available
The shipping of your bike can be done using any of the following motorcycle transport options.
Air transport: The bike is shipped quickly to the destination in a cargo plane. Although it is an expensive shipping option, we are capable of sourcing reasonably-priced air freight charges.
Water transport: This is a convenient way of shipping bikes overseas. A bike may be put in a container then shipped on a cargo ship.
Rail transport: The bike is delivered to the destination within minimal delays. It is transported in a cargo train.
Road transport: This is the most common shipping option which is used in making deliveries. Our drivers, who are familiar with many routes, make quick deliveries.
The delivery options available are terminal-to-terminal and door-to-door delivery.
Pre-shipping preparation of a bike
To ensure that the bike is in a condition fit for shipping, you ought to disable the alarm system, remove the motorcycle accessories and check the engine, the level of the fluids and the tire pressure. Additionally, if you are to ship the bike in a crate, you ought to disconnect the battery and drain the fluids. If there are any faulty parts, ensure that a professional works on them. The gas in the tank should be at a level of a ¼ or below. You should document the condition of the bike. To do this, inspect it and make a report on your assessment. You should also take good photos of it from different angles. While this may be some of the preparation tasks, it would be good to communicate with the moving company that you are to hire so as to know what they would expect you to do. For example, some movers require the handlebars to be removed.
The search for a motorcycle mover
The search for a motorcycle mover is an activity in which you ought to do extensive research and due diligence so that you may hire the services of the right company. When looking for a mover, consider hiring one that has relevant experience in shipping motorcycles, is licensed, insured and fully bonded. They should also be a trusted company and the reviews by their clients should be able to display the confidence they have in the shipping company. Additionally, they should be approved by the Better Business Bureau. The moving company should also avail quality services.
A-1 Auto Transport, Inc. ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-452-2880 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car.
Why you should choose A-1 Auto Transport
The following are some of the reasons as to why you should choose to hire the motorcycle shipping services provided by A-1 Auto Transport.
- We possess relevant experience in motorcycle shipping. Since we have been in operation for close to three decades, we have gained a good understanding of what is required to make moves highly efficient and we have also improved the quality of our services over the years.
- The shipping process is far from complex. You can easily reach out to us if you need information or if you would like to be issued with a quote. Our support team is available round the clock and they can be reached on a toll-free number. You can make payments securely and with ease. To track the delivery status of your bike, we avail you with real-time tracking information.
- We provide the best motorcycle care. The team handling the bike ensures that you will receive it in perfect condition. We also have equipment that makes it easy to move the bikes with high precision, minimizing the chances of any accidents occurring.
- Our services are available at affordable rates. You can request for a quote so as to get the estimated costs for your move. We issue quotes for free and do not attach any obligations to them.
- Our team of drivers is experienced and since they are familiar with most routes in and around Hanover Park, they can complete the delivery in no time.
Our Hanover Park motorcycle shipping services
The Hanover Park motorcycle shipping services that we provide include highly efficient and affordable shipping options such as open-air transport, crated transport and enclosed transport. The additional services availed are shipping guidance, insurance coverage and storage services.
Ship with us
If you are seeking the most reliable services, ship with us. To get more information on the services you seek or to get a shipping quote, call us on 1-800-452-2880.
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