Safe And Reliable Massachusetts Motorcycle Shipping Services By A-1 Auto Transport
While Massachusetts is a smaller size, that doesn't mean that it isn't suitable for motorcyclists. Actually, above Boston, there are lots of farms, forests, and orchards and during the warmer seasons, Massachusetts can be a gorgeous place to cruise on a bike. Just make sure that you look into the motorcycle laws of the state before going for a ride.
Motorcycle shipment to Massachusetts can be done quite easily with the help of a reliable shipping company. Luckily, there are many dependable companies throughout the state to choose from. These companies will have several methods of motorcycle shipment to choose from and they all come at different rates.
The Different Methods of Motorcycle Shipment
When shipping to the state of Massachusetts, you will have several options made available to you depending on which shipping company you choose to go with. While all of these methods are safe as long as you purchase the shipping insurance available through most companies, some of them are better options than others.
- Enclosed shipping is one of the safest forms of motorcycle shipment. The bike is placed in an enclosed container for shipment.
- Open air shipment requires the bike to be placed on an open flatbed or trailer. This might cause damage to the bike if weather or road conditions are unfavorable.
- Crated shipping is the safest form of shipment but the motorcycle will need to be drained of all fluids and the battery will need to be disconnected. The bike will then be placed on a wooden pallet and placed inside a crate.
- Door to door shipping is when the company comes to retrieve the bike from a specific address and then drops it off at the address specified.
- Terminal to terminal shipping is when the motorcycle is taken to a terminal for shipment, then picked up from another terminal. This can be inconvenient when the terminal isn't nearby.
All of the above are great options. It really a matter of preference and budget. Some companies don't offer all of the different methods of shipment listed. Therefore, consult with the shipping company of your choice about your options.
Shipping Companies in Massachusetts
Chip's Transport Service
295 Union St.
East Walpole, MA 02032
American Auto Transporters, Inc.
1033 Turnpike St.
Canton, MA 02021
Fisher Shipping Company
Boston Auto Transport
60 State St.
Boston, MA 02109
Forge Motor Auto Transport
95 N Bedford St.
East Bridgewater, MA 02333
Massachusetts Department of Transportation
- Fall River
- New Bedford
- North Andover
- Weymount Town
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.