You can call a professional transport company any time you need services. This is simple enough for anyone, especially when they have the Internet to help them find the right Trumbull transporter. Just make sure that the company has specific characteristics proving they're dependable.
All transporters should have positive online reviews, DOT approval, state licensing, and insurance coverage. Don't agree to pay for any services until a safe delivery is made. Scam artists often ask for a full payment or large down payment before service.
When Is the Best Time to Call for Transport?
The best time to call a transporter for services is a few weeks in advance. This gives everyone involved in the shipping process time to prepare. Of course, transporters often have expedited shipping services too. So, if you're in a hurry, ask about these high priority features.
How to Prepare Your Motorcycle for Transport.
- Remove any loose items and personal property.
- Leave about a quarter of a tank of gas in the bike.
- Take note and pictures of the condition of the bike.
- Disable the alarm.
- Confirm contact information with the driver and shipping company.
- Check the tire pressure, battery, and top of all the fluids.
What to Expect from a Transporter.
Motorcycle transport can be a difficult task for those without the proper tools. When you hire a professional transporter, your bike's protected against hazards on the highway. You won’t have to do anything but prepare the motorcycle. The entire process will be handled by the transporter.
With real-time satellite tracking, you can keep tabs on the location of your bike during its transport. The driver may stop for a few hours or days if the weather is bad enough to cause damage.
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.