Before you hire any transport company in the area, do some online research. Make sure that the Morehead transport company you desire for shipping services carries a positive reputation. Take notes and gather the contact information for several companies you’d like to compare.
Make sure that you have all the proper paperwork in order such as your title, registration, proof of insurance, and driver’s license so that you can provide it to the transport company.
State to State Delivery.
Whether you are shipping a bike locally or out of state, the procedure is the same. All motorcycles are inspected before shipping and securely loaded onto the trailer. From the time your bike leaves your home to the time it arrives to its destination, it will remain on the trailer until it is delivered. Depending on the method of motorcycle transport you purchase, your bike may be slightly exposed to the elements.
Motorcycle Transport Methods.
Choosing the right shipping services is extremely important. You want to feel at ease knowing your bike has the best protection. If you aren’t sure what services you would like to purchase, don’t hesitate to ask the customer service reps for assistance. They are very knowledgeable.
- Enclosed Transport - This is a method of shipping is highly recommended for individuals transporting a motorcycle in the winter months or across far distances.
- Open Air Transport – This method is used for city-to-city transportation but can meet long distance shipping needs.
- Container Transport – this is can be an inconvenient method of transportation. Some companies will require that the handlebars and mirrors be removed and that the battery is disconnected and all fluids are drained.
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.