Purchasing shipping services in Tualatin to relocate a motorcycle is always in your best interest. The integrity of the bike will be protected by the hands of trained professionals, the use of proper equipment, and the insurance coverage held by the transport company.
In reality, all reputable transport companies train their professionals and many of them will have years of experience in handling motorcycle shipping.
Whether you need local or cross country services, you will find that most companies will offer both. These services are operated differently. Therefore, it’s important that the transport company offer the one you need for your shipping process. If you’re shipping anywhere out of state, you will more than likely want to focus your search on long distance motorcycle transport.
Questions for Shipping Companies.
- Do you carry insurance coverage?
- Are you approved by the DOT and do you have all of the proper state licensing?
- What types of services do you offer for motorcycle transport?
- How long will the trip take?
- Are your employees trained and using the proper equipment?
- Do you offer any discounts or have any specials running?
- Do you have non-binding quotes and what will I be charged for?
By asking the Tualatin shipping company questions, you will be able better understand their services and better assess their willingness to work with you. When the customer service seems irritated or unwilling to answer your questions, they must not want your business bad enough. You need to feel comfortable with your decision prior to shipping the bike off with just anyone.
Make sure the transport company you hire offers free insurance coverage. Not only is this mandatory for transport companies, but normal insurance policies on the vehicle will not be valid at the time the motorcycle is being transported.
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.