Safe And Reliable Lafayette Motorcycle Shipping Services By A-1 Auto Transport
There are different reasons as to why motorcycle shipping services may be hired, the main one being to have the bike shipped safely to the destination. The conditions which make it necessary to hire motorcycle shipping services include:
- When a bike has been salvaged.
- When a bike is inoperable.
- When a bike has been purchased and the seller has to ship the bike to the buyer.
- When a bike owner is relocating and they need to have their bike shipped to their new address.
- When adverse weather conditions, poor road conditions, certain legal restrictions or mechanical faults make it impossible or risky to ride a bike.
Different methods we can use to ship your motorcycle
To ship your bike, we may use any of the following methods:
- Water shipping. This option is suitable when the bike is being shipped to and from countries or states that have a port. It is generally a cheaper but slower method as compared to air shipping.
- Road shipping. This is a highly convenient in-land shipping option.
- Air shipping. This is the fastest and most convenient yet expensive way to ship your bike to nearby and distant destinations. However, we do our best to source for you the most budget-friendly air freight charges.
- Rail shipping. This is a reliable shipping option because unlike road transport, there will be no delays caused by congestion or unexpected diversions and blocks.
The delivery options that we have are door-to-door delivery and terminal-to-terminal delivery.
How to prepare your motorcycle for shipping
The activities that are included in the preparation of your bike for shipping are:
- Taking your bike to professionals who can do maintenance work on it.
- Washing your bike so as to remove dirt and debris.
- Checking the tire pressure.
- Checking the level of the fluids.
- Checking the engine.
- Ensuring that the level of the gas does not exceed ¼ of the tank capacity.
- Disabling the alarm system.
- Disconnecting the battery and draining the fluids, in the event that your bike will be shipped in a wooden crate.
- Securing the fragile parts. You may opt to detach the lights and separately box them for shipment in a different manner.
What to look for in a motorcycle shipping company
To ensure that your bike will be successfully shipped, you have to make the right selection when it comes to hiring a motorcycle shipping company. Some of the things that you need to be on the lookout for when searching for a shipping company include:
- The provision of a motorcycle insurance cover.
- The ability of the shipping company to offer you tailored services.
- The availability of different motorcycle transportation options.
- The experience that the shipping company has in the provision of motorcycle shipping services.
Why you should use A-1 Auto transport for your motorcycle shipping needs
- We are among the best and highly ranked shipping companies and we can ship anything on wheels- ATVs, and all types of bikes; salvaged bikes, new bikes, superbikes or inoperable bikes- you name it!
- We have a team of highly experienced professionals who ensure that you get the best services and also see to it that your bike is handled with care. Delivering your bike in good time and more importantly in perfect condition is what we always strive to do.
- We offer you value for your money and also offer you the best prices that you can get. To get an estimate of the shipping costs, you can get a quote for free.
- We ensure that you will get a good flow of communication from us and even better, we have efficient communication systems; we provide you with real-time tracking information on your shipment.
- We are a fully approved motorcycle shipping company and with this, you can be sure that you are hiring a mover that is licensed to provide motorcycle transportation solutions across the USA, Lafayette
Our Lafayette motorcycle shipping services
The Lafayette motorcycle shipping services that we provide are:
- Enclosed shipping services.
- Open-air motorcycle shipping.
- Motorcycle insurance.
- Shipping advisory services.
Get in Touch
In case you have any questions about our Lafayette motorcycle shipping services or any other service that we provide, do not hesitate to get in touch. Our agents are ready to provide you with whichever assistance you need and you can reach them through 1-800-452-2880.
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.