Transporting a motorcycle to Springfield, Massachusetts from another state isn't as costly or as difficult as many would like to assume. Actually, riding the bike there yourself might even cost more in some instances. Not to mention, it is safer to ship it than it is to ride it there.
During the transport of the motorcycle, it will be safe in the professional's hands as long as you carefully selected a trustworthy transporting company. The motorcycle will less likely suffer from any damage when it is shipped. You will be saving the bike from the extra mileage and even be able to find alternative transportation to the city of Springfield, which will allow you to bring along some of your possessions.
What Is the Difference between the Shipping Methods?
Some of the shipping methods for motorcycles that you will find offered are more secure than others. All methods will vary in price and have very different styles of transport. It will all greatly depend on the company you select to have transport the bike. Some companies will offer numerous methods and services.
- Enclosed shipping is a common form of transport. It includes putting the motorcycle in an enclosed trailer, free from all elements of the road and weather.
- Open air shipping is a cheaper method often used for shorter shipping distances. The bike is put on top of an open flatbed trailer. This isn't the safest method if the weather or road conditions are poor.
- Crated shipping is a method of shipping that will require a bit more preparation. The motorcycle is strapped to a crate and placed inside a tight container.
- Terminal to terminal is a service where the motorcycle must be dropped off at a terminal for its transport and then picked up at another terminal when it arrives in Springfield. This method isn't the most convenient, but it is a cheaper option.
- Door to door is a service where the company comes to retrieve the bike from wherever it is stored and then drops it off at any address specified.
Motorcycle Transport Companies by Springfield, MA.
Roadway Auto Transport.
218 1145 Main St.
Springfield, MA 01103.
Chestnut Auto Transport.
124 146 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01103.
2 S. Bridge Dr. #1B.
Agawam, MA 01001.
Overland Auto Transport LLC.
48 Marion St.
Chicopee, MA 01013.
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.