Shipping a motorcycle can be quick and easy if you decide to hire a reliable transport company out of Keokuk. There are many wonderful transport companies throughout the State of Iowa.
However, you must find the one that is right for you. They should offer motorcycle shipping services in particular. This will only assure a safe delivery.
Select from a Variety of Shipping Services.
The shipping method you choose to go with is as important as choosing the right transporter. There's an assortment of shipping services to choose from. Depending on the distance that must be traveled as well as the weather, some methods might be more appropriate than others. Your budget is also something you will want to pay mind to. Although, don’t let it hinder you from selecting a method of transport you feel is good for the bike’s travels.
Open air shipping is the least expensive method, yet it isn’t always the most convenient. The bike could quite possibly get damaged if road or weather circumstances aren’t favorable. Other methods include enclosed and crate transport. Both of these methods differ and one requires a little more preparation.
Some companies will offer door to door services. Door to door delivery is where they come and pick the bike up from home. They then drop it off at its specified destination. Terminal to terminal services tend to be cheaper. However, the motorcycle owner will have to drop off the bike at a terminal and pick it up at another terminal.
All transport companies carry insurance coverage. At least they should. Although it is uncommon for your motorcycle to obtain any damages during the delivery process, it's wise to have this protection. Always ask the company about their insurance policy before you get your quote.
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.