If you found it necessary to ship your motorcycle off to another location in the country, hiring dependable motorcycle shipping services out of Jeffersonville is always very smart.
Qualified transport companies offer the reassurance of a safe arrival. The use of transport services stops mileage from being added to the bike. It also protects the condition of the motorcycle more so than any alternative method that might be used to get the vehicle from Point A to Point B.
Opportunely, there are an abundance of transport services that specialize in motorcycle shipping and it should be easy to find one that suits your needs best. Never hire someone to handle your bike’s shipping process out of haste. Be certain that they uphold the right qualities and have a reputation for being professional.
Choose Your Bike’s Method of Transport.
There are several ways to ship a motorcycle safely. Of course, every transport company will have their own services, but the methods of shipping a bike are relatively standard. The method of transport you choose is entirely up to your preference. Your transport company will have their customer service reps assist you with your selection.
- Enclosed Transport - Shipping companies recommend that anyone interested in shipping an antique or very expensive motorcycle to purchase enclosed transport. Enclosed transport is the most expensive type of shipping, but provides the most security.
- Open Air Transport - Most customers choose this type of shipping because it is more cost efficient and still incredibly safe.
- Crated Transport - This shipping method is usually the safest for motorcycles. The bike will be secured within a small, compact container. The handlebars and other protruding parts of the bike may need to be removed.
- Door to Door - On the day of transport, a truck will arrive to your home or at a convenient location near your home. From there, your bike will be delivered directly to its destination.
- Terminal to Terminal - Shippers who live close to the depot where their bike will be shipped from should consider this option if they want to save some extra money.
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.