Author: Tom Burke

July 17, 2019 Tackle Tough Times with Two Expense Cutters
Everyone is scrambling to cut costs and save their profits. Here are two proven ways that PHOTECTOR cuts costs: With PHOTECTOR, you can prove that your company didn’t cause damage [...]
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July 9, 2019 What do Container IDs Mean in Damage Claims?
When containers are damaged, there are two ID numbers that are key to put into the claim– the Container Number and the Seal Number. Every international shipping container in the [...]
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July 3, 2019 Photector App is a Damage Claim Ninja
Damage claims that you didn’t cause sneak up on you from behind, steal away your profits and can end up killing your business. You need protection! You need a ninja [...]
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June 26, 2019 Oops! I Damaged a Container. What Next?
Millions of containers are moving around the world constantly.  It’s inevitable that some of them get damaged along the way. When damage happens, here’s what to do. First, ensure that [...]
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June 17, 2019 Demurrage Fees: Hidden Costs for Using Containers as Storage
Never heard of demurrage fees?  Then listen up! Shipping containers are not free. They’re rented.  When you ship a load, the contract specifies a number of days after the load [...]
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June 12, 2019 Solve Delivery Date Disagreements Instantly
Nothing causes friction between customers and carriers like a disagreement about the date a load was delivered. The customer claims it was on the 18th and the carrier claims it [...]
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May 30, 2019 Why 32% of Companies Pay Damage Claims they Didn’t Cause
32% of owner/operators and fleet managers with less than 100 trucks, admit they reluctantly paid for damage claims that they did not cause, according a recent survey by the Silicon Valley [...]
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May 23, 2019 How to Avoid Damages from Your Dock to Theirs
From forklift, to truck, to rail, to truck, your product can change hands several times before it arrives at the customer’s receiving dock to be unloaded by another forklift. I [...]
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May 15, 2019 What is an EIR?
The term EIR stands for Equipment Interchange Receipt. An EIR is created every time a load or piece of equipment changes hands from one link of the supply chain to [...]
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