There are only so many ways to get a bike delivered safely to another part of the nation. Lucky for you, there are many great shipping companies nearby your home.
The Pittsfield transport companies you’ll find are highly trained and suitably equipped to get a motorcycle from one location to the next without causing it any harm.
As you take to the Internet to find a transporter that you can trust your motorcycle with, be sure that they don’t give you any suspicion. There are individuals out there that will pose as a legitimate transport company just so they can make a quick buck. Avoid these scam artists by knowing what qualities they tend to possess.
Characteristics of a Scam Artist.
- They don’t have approval from the Department Of Transportation.
- They do not have any of the necessary certificates or state licensing.
- A large down payment is demanded.
- They do not offer insurance during the transport.
- They don’t have the right equipment.
- Their employees and drivers are not trained.
- They don’t have an easy to find website.
- They do not uphold a positive reputation.
- They lack in their assortment of services.
- Their customer service is rude and not willing to help.
- They may seem less knowledgeable about transport services and how the shipping process works.
If you aren’t aware of the qualities possessed by con artists and all of the tricks they use to scam people, you may fall victim to their trap. Do online research and even ask questions over the phone during your attempt to gather quotes. Really feel out the customer service received and assess all of their service options. Only contact transport companies with positive reviews and informative websites listing their current contact information.
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.