Shipping a motorcycle can be quick and easy if you decide to hire a reliable transport company out of Modesto. The amount of transporters that exist throughout California is outstanding and many of them are known for their great services.
However, you must find the one that is right for you, meaning that they should specifically offer motorcycle shipping options and insurance to protect the bike while it’s in their hands for the shipping process.
Select from a Variety of Shipping Methods.
The shipping method you choose to go with is as important as choosing the right transporter. There is an assortment of different shipping methods, but depending on the distance to be traveled and the weather, some methods might be more appropriate than others. Your budget is also something you will want to pay mind to, but don’t let it hinder you from selecting a method of transport you feel is good for the bike’s travels.
Open air shipping is the least expensive method, yet it isn’t always the most convenient. The bike could quite possibly get damaged if road or weather circumstances aren’t favorable. Other methods include enclosed and crate transport. Both of these methods differ and one requires a little more preparation.
Some companies will offer door to door services, where they come and pick the bike up and then drop it off at its specified destination, wherever it is needed. Terminal to terminal services tend to be cheaper, but the motorcycle owner will need to drop off the bike at a terminal and pick it up at another terminal in the city. Another feature that many reliable transport companies will offer includes an insurance package for the motorcycle’s shipping process.
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.