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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-09-2017, 11:46 AM Thread Starter
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Question Scooter Mover Near Belhaven NC?

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Just bought a scooter off Ebay and as going to have a commercial shipper get it but just found out that it can not be accessed by Semi to get picked up. Anyone know of a legit dealer that could get my scooter and then I could arrange to have the scooter picked up from there shop?

Any other ideas?

I have tried Uship but the one guy that was going to get it just could not give me a date and the seller now wants it gone by this Fri etc (you all probably know the drill )

TIA

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If you want to be tormented never ever ask for a quote from a online car/boat/motorcycle shipping company. Most all are brokers and have nothing to do with the actual moving. Wrote a few of the sites for quote and holy craX!

Besieged with calls and not only calls, email and texts and to even to go further rival companies telling you how the one you chose is a scammer etc. Prices also nuts, I have been into collecting /restoring motorcycles for well over 30 years and have shipped using commercial shippers and have never had a experience like this. I have had quotes for $1200 to move a "how big" Burgman for under 900 miles. I have had rigs shipped for less than half of that using again commercial shippers.

These so called online brokers make even Uship look like saints and I have used Uship a few times over the years and never had a problem.

So now I wait for my promised pick uo tomorrow....

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I had a very good experience moving a Burgman using Allied/Federal Transport w/ an AMA discount. It turns out that the semi's usually just run between their major points but small trucks like box trucks actually pick up and deliver. So you should have no problem.

My experience was very good for a cross country move and the price was cheaper than I could have done on my own w/ a trailer counting travel costs and no miles were run up on the Burgman!

These are not Brokers but there are certainly brokers as well.

You can contact by email at:

MOTORCYCLE@FEDERALCOS.COM

tel:800-747-4100
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Hi,
Just bought a scooter off Ebay and as going to have a commercial shipper get it but just found out that it can not be accessed by Semi to get picked up. Anyone know of a legit dealer that could get my scooter and then I could arrange to have the scooter picked up from there shop?

Any other ideas?

I have tried Uship but the one guy that was going to get it just could not give me a date and the seller now wants it gone by this Fri etc (you all probably know the drill )

TIA
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