In some situations, it is highly necessary to hire motorcycle shipping services when moving a bike. This is because the moving companies can provide reliable transport solutions and they also take up the activities related to the move. Therefore, this frees you up to handle other activities. Additionally, the moving companies provide you with additional services such as storage and insurance coverage. They are also well-equipped and capable of handling the motorcycle with ease and expertise.
The available motorcycle shipping methods
The methods of motorcycle shipping that we provide include:
Air transport - The bike is delivered to the destination within the shortest time possible. This is the most expensive shipping option and yet the fastest one.
Water transport - The bike is ferried from port to port and you get your bike as soon as it has been cleared by the customs.
Road transport - The bike is delivered to the address by our team of experienced drivers. They do their best to minimize transit time and reduce the fuel costs by passing through the least congested routes.
Rail transport - In most cases, the actual delivery time is as estimated. This is due to the fact that minimal delay is experienced while shipping the bike via rail.
A bike that is to be shipped ought to be prepared well. The following are the tasks included in motorcycle preparation:
- Removing the motorcycle accessories.
- Disabling the alarm system.
- Checking the engine.
- Ensuring that the tires are well inflated.
- Ensuring that the maximum level of the gas in the tank is a quarter of the total capacity.
- Checking the level of the fluids and topping up the amount where need be.
- Inspecting the bike.
- Cleaning the bike.
- Taking photos of the bike at different angles.
- Disconnecting the battery and draining the fluids (applicable when shipping the bike in a crate).
Searching for a motorcycle mover
The following are some of the aspects you should consider when searching for a shipping company.
The validity of the business: The mover should possess relevant certificates and licenses.
The availability of an insurance cover: It should be valid and comprehensive.
The reputation of the company: The ratings and reviews should portray them positively. If they have not been reported to have any issues, they should have received approval from the Better Business Bureau.
The quality of services: The mover should be capable of providing you with high-quality motorcycle shipping services and also have tailored services to help you meet specific and unique needs.
The level of safety: The mover should be capable of handling your bike with care. Having the right equipment helps in ensuring that the bike will be moved with ease and precision. Additionally, the company should have United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) numbers.
Why you should hire us
We hope that your search for a motorcycle mover ends with us. We provide you with the best service since we are highly skilled and offer high-quality services. Additionally, we are able to meet your specific shipping needs, be it transporting a classic bike or delivering it to the location where you are going on a biking adventure. Additionally, we always guarantee the safety of your bike at all times. Bikes are held at our secure facilities and the team handling them offers good motorcycle care. It is also handled using state-of-the-art equipment with ease and precision. We also have an insurance cover which ensures that in the event that any harm is caused to your bike while it is in our possession, you will get compensated for this. Knowing the delivery status is made easier since we provide real-time tracking updates. You can also make payments with ease. Your data is secure and your request shall be acted upon as soon as you have made the payment. If you need to get the shipping cost estimates, you can request for a quote. You will find that we offer the most competitive rates in the market. Contacting our support team is made easier since they are available round the clock and can be reached on a toll-free number.
Our Oak Forest motorcycle shipping services
We provide different Oak Forest motorcycle shipping services which enable you to have a good shipping experience. These include crated shipping, open-air shipping and enclosed shipping, which are transport options that give a varying level of safety and are differently priced. The additional services are insurance coverage and storage services. All these services are available at affordable rates and delivered in an exceptional manner.
Get in touch
Please feel free to get in touch. Our agents are just a call away and you can call them at 1-800-452-2880. You will be provided with all the assistance or information you need.
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.