I routinely get $250 damage invoices from shippers 30-60-90 days later--sometimes just for a dirty container! Even if I had photo evidence from Photector, shippers make me pay or threaten to drop me from the Interchange. It's not worth the hassle.
Did you know you can file a claim with the arbitration board of UIIA? That's their primary purpose within our industry, and photo evidence is your primary proof. If we all stand up for integrity, our industry continues to thrive. If everyone takes a passive approach to unfair billing, nothing changes and everyone's costs go up. Photector wants to be a cornerstone of fairness in trucking.
UNIFORM INTERMODAL INTERCHANGE & FACILITIES ACCESS AGREEMENT
If I damage a container, what’s my incentive to use Photector to take pictures and save it in blockchain?
You’ve damaged the container while it is under your care and custody in the interchange process which would leave your company responsible for the repair cost. You have a choice not to report it, and wait to get caught. If the next party involved ...
What is Photector?
Photector is the best way to capture, store, and share photo documentation of any exchange. Reduce searching and backtracking for photo evidence, bring your photo documentation into one secure, central place, for easy sharing and tamper-proof ...
What is a Photector Event?
An event is a catalog of photos (up to 20) that captures the exchange of equipment along with providing date, time and GPS location with the ability to flag photos for review through the Photector app. An event also includes OCR to capture text and ...
What is a flagged photo?
Photos can be flagged to indicate damage or something that needs to be reviewed.
Why can’t I just use my mobile phone to take damage pictures? They are time and date stamped?
The approach suggested is flawed and does not provide irrefutable protection: Not all mobile devices allow the date/time to be physically inserted onto the picture they take. That feature is not part of the default camera app provided by Apple or ...