Plenty of transport businesses survive in the regions surrounding the City of Portsmouth. Find one with an elevated rate of success that only continues to grow. Past customers should have had pleasant experiences with motorcycle transport through the company they selected, and their reviews of the company’s work can usually be found online.
A transport company must have at least a few years of experience in motorcycle shipping, specifically. This will assure that they can handle the bike carefully and with professionalism.
Long Distance Shipping Methods for Motorcycles.
The hazards of the road are never expected, which can make motorcycle shipping a worrisome experience for any motorcycle owner. However, with the right company and transport method, the bike will arrive safe and sound.
- Enclosed transport is commonly chosen for its confined shipping process. The bike is placed within a container and shipped with protection from weather and poor road conditions.
- Crate transport is another form of enclosed shipping where the bike is placed on a wooden pallet, tightly bound, and then placed within a small crate. This form of shipping will require a thorough list of preparation requests.
- Door to door transport is when the company offers to pick the bike up from its storage location, and then drop it off at a specified address. Considering that Portsmouth isn’t near too many shipping terminals, door to door transport is a more beneficial service.
There is an open air shipping method available through most transporters. This method of motorcycle delivery is cost efficient and relatively cheap. Nevertheless, it does leave the bike less protected and susceptible to the possibility of damage from harsh road or weather conditions. Luckily, most dependable transport companies will have insurance coverage further protecting the vehicle.
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.