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I am moving a motorcycle? Can U-Pack help?

November 6th, 2014 - 4:21 PM

How to Move a Motorcycle

Moving a motorcycle long distance requires some prep work. You'll need to find a moving company that's equipped to move bikes, get the supplies you'll need to get it ready to load, and prepare it for moving.

U-Pack® is a great solution for moving a motorcycle, especially if you're moving household goods too. We make it easy to load, easy to secure, and you don't have to drive the moving truck! 

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Moving Cars and Shipping Cars

February 24th, 2013 - 12:39 PM

Car Shipping Tips
If you’re planning a long-distance move and trying to figure out whether you should hire a car shipping company or not, the information below was designed to help.

First, let me point out that one of the great things about moving your household goods with U-Pack is that you don’t have to drive the moving truck – U-Pack does that for you. Instead you can get to your new home in your own vehicle, or catch a plane – whatever works best for you. Occasionally, people move with U-Pack and drive their own car, but still have a vehicle they need to ship. Though U-Pack isn’t able to transport vehicles, when customers have a need for auto shipping services, we refer them to a company called Auto & Boat Relocation Services.

If you choose to ship your car, here are some tips that should prove helpful:

Tips for moving cars

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Looking for an auto shipper?

By Derek
May 11th, 2012 - 8:16 AM

It’s Flashback Friday! Each week we take a look back at a post that readers have found helpful in the past. Since many people who are in the process of moving their household goods also need to ship their vehicle, posts about auto shipping are often very popular. If that’s you, today’s flashback – Looking for an Auto Shipper – should be very helpful. Happy Friday!

If you’ve spent any time online researching auto shippers, I wouldn’t be the least bit surprised to hear that you’re overwhelmed. There are literally hundreds of choices for auto shipping. Since we’re a mover of household goods, and often customers shipping household goods also have a need to ship a vehicle, we’ve done some research designed this post to help answer some of your auto shipping-related questions.

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Moving Your Car

By Derek
February 23rd, 2012 - 11:04 AM

Since auto shipping isn’t on the list of services U-Pack Moving provides, we’re happy to refer you a nationwide company that can help with moving your car:  Auto and Boat Relocation Service. While this service is not related to U-Pack, the positive feedback we’ve gotten from customers who’ve used the service in the past helps us feel comfortable telling you about them. And the ability to get an online quote specific to your auto shipping needs is definitely a plus.

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Motorcycle Shipping

By Derek
May 13th, 2008 - 9:06 AM

Shipping Motorcycles and Other Outdoor Equipment

When we think about moving, most of us think about packing the things inside the house and oftentimes forget about the things we keep outside … and in the garage ... If you've got a lawnmower, weed eater, hedge trimmer, leaf blower or snow blower … make sure you plan on how you're going to pack and load them.  If any of these items are gasoline powered, you'll want to drain the fuel before you load them … otherwise, you run the risk of gas leaking onto your items or, at the very least, your stuff smelling like gas.  And don't forget – it also makes your shipment flammable. For the safety of your items, other items that may be on the same trailer and ABF's drivers and equipment, we require that the fuel be removed.