It’s inevitable that anyone in the industry of buying, selling or trading motorcycles would need to use motorcycle shipping services. However, many individuals tend to use these services too, especially during relocations. Motorcycle shipping services are a very satisfying and beneficial purchase. It allows you to sit back while professionals worry about the integrity of the bike as it makes its way to its new home.
Fortunately, the City of Lenexa has numerous shipping companies nearby. Many of them have everything they need to complete a successful motorcycle transport, including a reputable background. Always purchase through a reliable shipping company to assure the safe delivery of the bike.
Choose from Three Main Forms of Shipping.
This who need to ship motorcycles will have three forms of transport offered to them. These methods are all popular options due to their security and affordable rates.
Open air transport is usually the cheapest method offered. Nevertheless, it is a safe and reliable form of shipping. This method includes strapping the motorcycle down to the top of a flatbed trailer. During the vehicle’s journey, the driver will be cautious to avoid poor weather and road conditions.
Enclosed shipping services give a little more protection to the bike by keeping it safe from any possible harm due to weather and outdoor elements. The bike is strapped to a pallet and placed within a large shipping container along with other vehicles or items. The bike may also be wrapped in packaging materials.
Crated shipping is the most secure form of transport. This method is best used for vintage and high-end bikes. The motorcycle is placed within a very small shipping container to be shipped. This may require more preparation and the handlebars may need to be removed.
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.