International motorcycle shipping

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International motorcycle shipping

  1. 1. International MotorcycleShipping
  2. 2. Traveling or moving abroad does not have to mean giving up your motorcycle.Although the process for international motorcycle shipping may varydepending on the country your bike is being exported to, there are somecommon procedures that protect your motorcycle during transport.
  3. 3. One of the first steps in international motorcycle shipping is to clean the bikecompletely to avoid issues with quarantine. Even a small amount of dirt lefton a bike can carry diseases or pests that can have negative consequenceson the agricultural industries in your new country. Motorcycles and othervehicles are often classified as a high risk threat and must be thoroughlyinspected before entering a new country. The motorcycle may bequarantined if any pests, foreign matter or soil is found during inspection. Aninternational motorcycle shipping company can help you avoid this bymaking your bike spotless before it is shipped
  4. 4. Motorcycle exports are often labeled as dangerous goodsbecause of the battery and petrol tanks flammability.Tanks must be completely drained of petrol and thebattery must be disconnected before shipping.The motorcycle must be properly crated to ensure not onlythe protection of the bike but also to reduce the risk ofintroducing pests or diseases to the new country. The bikeshould be packed only in wood crates that have beentreated and certified pest-free. Metal crates are a goodalternative, but should be well-padded to ensure the bikeis not damaged by other cargo.
  5. 5. An experienced shipping company can help you package your bike so it arrives atyour destination in the same condition as you left it. Special crates made just formotorcycle transportation have a raised location to hold the front wheel spindleand secure the bike with steel locating brackets. The rear wheel is protected bytwo pieces of wood, and all loose items are secured to the bike afterbeingwrapped in bubble wrap. Each component is wrapped to ensure no two partsrub against each other during shipping.An international motorcycle shipping company can help you take inventory of all theparts of the bike that are contained within the crate and photographicallydocument the entire package in case of damages. An experienced shippingcompany can also help you deal with customs documentation and insurance for
  6. 6. An experienced shipping company can help you package your bike so it arrives atyour destination in the same condition as you left it. Special crates made just formotorcycle transportation have a raised location to hold the front wheel spindleand secure the bike with steel locating brackets. The rear wheel is protected bytwo pieces of wood, and all loose items are secured to the bike afterbeingwrapped in bubble wrap. Each component is wrapped to ensure no two partsrub against each other during shipping.An international motorcycle shipping company can help you take inventory of all theparts of the bike that are contained within the crate and photographicallydocument the entire package in case of damages. An experienced shippingcompany can also help you deal with customs documentation and insurance for

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