How to Move Your World with Ease
Posted on 16th April 2019
The world is a much smaller place these days and taking up residence overseas is relatively common. A change of lifestyle, education, a new relationship or a fantastic job opportunity can mean packing up your life and moving it thousands of kilometres. Here are our top tips for common sense, stress-free (or at least stress-reduced) international moving.
Tips for Shipping your Motorbike Overseas
Posted on February 13, 2019
Typically, customers want to have their bike professionally shipped because of job relocation. And why not! With so much to consider, organise and pack, investing in a professional vehicle shipment company is your best option.
But with our 25-plus years of shipping experience, we can also assist anyone buying and selling classic bikes or enthusiasts planning the bike tour of a lifetime across America's mid-West. This is because shipping your own bike is cheaper than renting a bike from a reputable company for a couple of weeks in US dollars!
There are just a few practical tips to follow first to warrant your bike is shipped without delay and arrives safely.
McCullough's Top Motorbike Shipping Tips:
- Ensure your motorbike has less than a quarter of fuel in the tank (it won’t be shipped with more).
- For safety reason, please disconnect the battery.
- Clean your motorbike thoroughly before your bike is collected from your home. MAF (Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry) will be looking for mud, plant material and insects, so pay particular attention to the wheels and guards.
- Consider marine insurance (we can provide a comprehensive policy covering origin pickup to destination drop off).
- Remember to take close up photos of both sides of your motorbike. This is for your own piece of mind and you know exactly what your motorbike looked like before shipping.
So, what are we responsible for?
We provide a complete solution for motorbike shipping. From your door to your destination point we are veterans in the shipping trade. All motorbikes are securely strapped to a wooden frame to keep it upright and locked in place.
We’ll ship, Customs and MAF clear your motorbike for you anytime, anywhere. It's as simple as using the online quote form. It's simple and it's fast.
Still not sure what to expect? You can browse our recent shipment images here including classic motorbikes.
How to Move Your World with Ease
How do we Ship Oversized Cargo?
Posted on 13th March 2019
Like booking to see the dentist or making an appointment to see your bank manager, the hardest part is getting started - everything else naturally follows. Over the decades we have shipped other large items as well. Everything from Maori carvings to Japan, excavators from the UK, log lifters to Canada and fitness equipment to China. There's been a catamaran or two as well. We specialise in heavy machinery freight so if it's oversized, or an awkward shape and weighs numerous tonnes
The Best Mobile Apps for Motorists
Posted on 15th November 2018
Apps have revolutionised our lives and made it so much easier to manage the day-to-day. Never is it truer than when we are on the road and we need access on the go to check directions, opening times, pay some bills, etc… here are the best Apps for Motorists.
Rolls-Royce Open Autonomous Ships R&D Centre in Finland
Posted on 1st November 2018
Over the last few years, a series of strategic partnerships between Rolls-Royce and other technological companies have shown that they are serious about becoming a major player in Smart ships and control centres.
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