Safe And Reliable South El Monte Motorcycle Shipping Services By A-1 Auto Transport
There exists an inseparable bond between motorbikes and their owners. These machines help when commuting to work, taking produce to the market, riding for pleasure, or earning a living as taxis. But, what instances force you to seek help from transportation solution providers?
- Hostile weather. Bad weather conditions are bad for your bike. Water can enter into some parts of the motorcycle especially luxury bikes and tamper with its control system.
- The risk of hijacking and vandalism. Some places are known for bike theft, so you will need enclosed shipping when you are planning to use the route.
- Strict federal law against biking. In some counties, motorcycles are outlawed for one reason or another.
- The need for repairs from a distant mechanic. You cannot ride on an inoperable motorbike. You will need a shipping service to have it delivered to a mechanic.
- Requirements from a biking event. Promoters of various racing fairs and events stress that the motorcycles should be shipped (not ridden) to the location to minimize cases of breaking down.
Different methods we can use to ship your motorcycle
- Road transport. Take advantage of our affordable rates when using our high-end trucks.
- Water transport. Our ships and vessels come fitted with equipment suitable to ship only motorbikes.
- Air transport. Shipping motorbikes in planes is possible if you have the financial muscle. This method comes with numerous advantages.
- Rail transport. Use of trains is very safe when moving several motorbikes. Also, we have additional door-to-terminal shipping services upon request.
How to prepare your motorcycle for shipping
The following are aspects to look at when getting your motorcycle ready for shipping.
- This one is very advantageous when observed. You will get to notice any damages on the bikes and avoid fracas with the customs officers.
- Road worthiness. Shipping inoperable bikes without proper documentation will lead to every sort of row with the federal agencies.
- Inspection bit. Examine your motorbikes with attention to details. Record all the defects seen. Submit a copy to the shippers. They will use it for follow-ups when you file a claim.
- The fuel levels. Lower the weight of your motorbike to reduce the shipping cost by fueling up to a maximum level of a quarter of gas tank.
- Pressure in tires. Enough pressure in the tires helps to absorb the shock caused by on-transit disturbances.
- Engine conditions. A professional mechanic will assist you to rectify any faults in the engine. Record any special operation fitted on the bike.
- Proof of ownership. Keep your certification and licenses close. Give copies to the shipper during pick-up.
What to look for in a motorcycle shipping company
Below are some tips you can rely on when locating a qualified shipper.
- Looking up the companies’ profiles on the Better Business Bureau. You will also see the ratings and reputation of distinct companies. You can make informed choices hanging on the ratings.
- Searching for shippers whose prices are parallel to what is charged in the current market. Search for shippers who do not over-charge or under-charge excessively.
- The motorcycle shipping companies you are talking business with should be licensed and bonded. Check with the Federal Highway Authority to certify their credibility.
Why you should use A-1 Auto Transport for your motorcycle shipping needs
- Our skillsets are reliant on a whooping two-decade experience. We are almost reaching three decades since we kickstarted our operations.
- Our dedicated team has undergone superior training to handle all types of motorbikes. So, you should never worry about the competence of our shippers.
- We care for and value our clients. Our business models and approaches are customer-centered.
- Our competitive pricing is only found at A-1 Auto Transport. There is no other shipping company that offers affordable fees in Signal Hill like ours. In addition, you will get a free-of-charge estimate that comes with no obligation.
Our South El Monte motorcycle shipping services
At A-1 Auto Transport, we offer the following services in South El Monte.
- Enclosed truck or train shipping. We have covered trucks and trains to offer your motorbikes maximum protection.
- Crated shipping. Get your bikes well protected from any form of vandalism with our crating services.
- Comprehensive insurance coverage.
- Excellent customer care services.
Talk to us!
We are eager and willing to assist you today! Write to us letting us know about your needs and shipping requests.
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.