Suitable motorcycle shipping options can be found easily through the assistance of the Internet. There are hundreds, if not thousands of professional shipping services that can transport a bike from city-to-city or clear across the nation. In most cases, if it is a legitimate company Helena, they will have a few different shipping options available, extensive knowledge on many different motorcycle brands and how they need to be handled and secured for shipping.
When you go through a professional shipping service, a customer not only spares themselves of stress, but they save money as well. Usually, the customer is required to schedule with a transport company about a month in advance. This time will give the customer a chance to thoroughly inspect their bike from top to bottom. It is recommended to document any existing damages to the bike before it is transported in order to avoid a discrepancy with the company.
Various Motorcycle Shipping Services.
- Enclosed Transport.
- Open Air Transport.
- Door to Door.
- Terminal to Terminal.
- Crated Transport.
Each method listed above is a viable way to transport a bike to the next location. They may seem a bit confusing for someone who has never had to transport a bike before, but a representative can explain what they are and how they work in detail. For those transporting their bike across hundreds or thousands of miles from Helena, enclosed transport is suggested. This method of transportation keeps the bike completely protected from driving conditions and the elements.
Tasks to Complete Before Transportation.
- Clean dirt and debris from the motorcycle.
- Remove any loose items and accessories that can break or damage the bike while in transit.
- Disable the security alarm if the bike is equipped with one.
- Check tire pressure, fluids and battery.
- Gas reading should be no higher than ¼ tank before transport.
- Document and list any damages to the bike before transport.
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.