Motorcycle enthusiasts, dealers and owners all over the world take advantage of professional transport services on a frequent basis. Of course, you could always ride the bike to its destination, but there are many circumstances where this would be imprudent.
If the motorcycle must be delivered in its best possible condition and the mileage must remain untouched, riding the bike would be impractical. This is where Lakeville transport professionals can help.
Motorcycle transport services are beneficial for so many reasons. Purchasing services through a transport company with experience in motorcycle shipping puts your bike at less risk. It will be cared for by the hands of trained and experienced transport specialists who will assure the vehicle’s safe delivery. To heighten all safety precautions, the bike will also be protected under the transporter’s insurance policy.
How Do I Choose a Transport Method?
Choosing a method of transport for your motorcycle isn’t so easy. Of course, you want to give the bike as much protection as possible. Fortunately, all reliable shipping services are created with the motorcycle’s safety in mind.
There are three shipping methods that most individuals seem to prefer most for their motorcycle’s delivery process.
- Open Air Transport.
Although all three services have the vehicle’s safety at the forefront, yet some shipping methods provide a little more protection by guarding the bike from outside hazards.
The crated shipping method is usually preferred by individuals who are transporting motorcycles of higher value. However, this method of transport is available to anyone. The transport company may ask that the handlebars and mirrors be removed if they cannot secure the motorcycle in the small shipping crate. This is aside from the standard preparation requirements set by the transporter. Due to the extra security provided by the crated shipping method, this service is higher in cost than the other options available.
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.