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Motorcycle Shipping Tips

July 19, 2015 by Joe

If you own a motorcycle, or are planning to purchase one, sooner or later you will have to ship your bike. Shipping your motorcycle can be an undertaking that will take time and research. That is if you want your bike shipped by the best company, and at the most reasonable price. In today’s day in age, you can Google search “Motorcycle Shipping” and it instantly brings up dozens of motorcycle shipping companies. The questions you should ask yourself are: How does the whole motorcycle shipping process work? What is the best choice for me? Below are just a few tips to better help you make your decision.

Quoting Process

Today, information is at our fingertips. Having to call each and every single motorcycle shipping company in order to get a shipping quote can take too much time. Patriot Express Logistics offers instant online quotes by entering important pieces of information. Beware of any companies that do not offer this type of service. Not having this type of service can actually lead to headaches in the future.


Many carriers offer deals an special prices to ship your motorcycle that are way below market and are extremely cheap. As the saying goes you get what you pay for. Another saying goes: if it’s too good to be true then it?s because it is. Pay attention to additional charges. Some companies only give you a base rate and once you make a deposit?BAM!!! They get you with additionally charges such as fuel surge charge, residential delivery or excess height. PATRIOT EXPRESS LOGISTICS OFFERS TRUE ALL INCLUSIVE RATES.

Shipping Options

There are basically 2 types of shipping services. One is a roll on roll of service which most of the time is door to door. The second type of service is freight service. Freight service is the least liked type of service. While it might be cheaper to ship freight, your bike is at a much higher risk of damage. Why? Well, a motorcycle that is being shipped as freight will more than likely transfer dozens of times before it is actually delivered. Additionally, it will be handled with a forklift. PATRIOT EXPRESS LOGISTICS only ships door to door and roll on roll off service. We only offer enclosed, blanket wrapped, door to door, and all-inclusive service. So with this in mind, please do your research. Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you might have. We look forward to working with you.

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