There isn’t just one way to get a bike transported out of Landover, Maryland. Essentially, there are many secure and unfailing transport options. Motorcycle shipping services extend their expertise out to anybody who needs to get their bike delivered quickly and in a safe manner.
Anyone considering getting their bike to another location will want to set up a ship date with a shipping company at least one month in advance.
Usually, it takes two weeks for across the nation trip, but shippers’ often encounter unpredicted delays in the motorcycle shipping service. Being on time with the shipper will give the bike the best chances at getting to its destination at the expected date of arrival.
Some Motorcycle Shipping Options to Consider.
- Enclosed Shipping - This method of transport is considered to be the most reliable and safe method. The bike is completely enclosed behind four walls which make it nearly impossible for damages to occur
- Open Air Shipping - This is a great way to get a bike transported from city-to-city or over short distances. The bike will be loaded and strapped to the back of a truck and will be slightly exposed to driving conditions and the elements.
- Door to Door Shipping - This method of transport is very convenient for customers. This is where the shipper will come to the location where the bike sits currently and transports the bike directly to its destination from that point.
- Crated Shipping - This is the most secure form of transport. While it is the costliest of all the services offered, it also provides the highest amount of protection for the bike during the shipping process. The vehicle will be secured snuggly within a small shipping crate which is then placed within a larger shipping container.
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.