How to Ship Motorcycles to California
Shipping motorcycles is a common practice for auto transport companies. In fact, many dealerships and manufacturers use shipping companies to have their vehicles relocated all over the world. It is by far the safest and most effective method of motorcycle shipping. Fortunately, finding a reliable auto transporter is simple, especially in the U.S.
Use your online resources when you begin to look for the right transport company to ship your motorcycles to California.
Read any reviews and testimonials you can find about the local motorcycle shippers you are interested in calling for a quote. You may also find star ratings on specific platforms that’ll help you gauge just how reliable the transporter is. Then, once you a few selected transport companies written down, start calling each one to ask questions about their services and rates.
Consider Your Shipping Options
AS you look around for a motorcycle shipper, you’ll notice that you have many options. You can rest assured that these services are all designed with the vehicle’s utmost safety in mind. The services you choose are all up to you, but a professional working for the company should gladly help you with any decisions. They’ll base their service recommendations off the information you provide them, such as the distance of travel for the bikes.
- Open Air Transport
- Enclosed Transport
- Crated Transport
- Door to Door Delivery
- Terminal to Terminal Delivery
- High Priority Services
You’ll have other options but the ones listed above are all very popular among most motorcycle shipping customers. Some of the services are there for specific needs or convenience. For example, high priority services will put your motorcycle at the top of the list, making sure it arrives to its destination as quickly as possible. Nevertheless, the most popular method for shipping multiple vehicles to a location at one time is open air transport.
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.