Manage Repair Estimates

  • cloud logins, unlimited
  • cloud-tablet/phone sync via 3G or wifi
  • Android tablet/phones, unlimited
  • record damage type, location and severity
  • assess efforts required
  • request fleet manager costs approval (UN/EDIFACT: DESTIM, ANSI/X12 WESTIM)
  • receive approval or rejection (UN/EDIFACT: DESTIM, ANSI/X12 WESTIM)
  • fleet manager rates
  • cleaning
  • painting
  • capacity planning, constraints
  • completion forecasting
  • 3rd party surveyor, surveyor docs attachment
  • repair statistics, performance measurements
  • dashboard
  • daily recap
  • more?
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for container repair stations, port terminals, shipping lines, agents, container fleet operators, container depots, ICDs and dry ports with repair facilities

 

FAQ

What, if no internet in the yard?

The gate cleck confirm moves on the phone or tablet in the gate in realtime, as the container is passing the gate. The confirmed moves are kept on the phone, sync'ed to the cloud app server for EDI'ing to the fleet manager (shipping line) whenever 3G or wifi is available, f.ex. when back in the office using office-WiFi, maintaining the real-time captured gate-move timestamps.

Why will the fleet manager (shipping line) love this?

The container fleet manager (shipping line) receives standard EDI messages, which are processed automatically and fast by inhouse container tracking system. No manual work, and internal tracking system is updated within minutes.

Why will you love this?

Aside from making your customer (container fleet manager) happy, without investing in expensive IT platforms, you save all efforts of manual reporting of gate moves and producing of daily stock lists to your customers.

Which Phones or Tablets?

See Technical and integration section below.

What does it cost?

No upfront license costs.

Only pay a (low) monthly subscription fee depending on the amount of features required. All prices include support, hosting, handheld app software, cloud software, EDI messenger, maintenance and occasional feature upgrades.

Do I pay for support?

Next day response e-mail support is included in the monthly subscription fees, including assistance setting up EDI messaging to individual container fleet managers (shipping lines).

When is the system available after sign-up?

After you sign-up, an invoice is emailed to you including 3 months subscription fee. Upon receipt of your payment -possibly instantly by credit card- access to the system is provided; you can start right away.

How about server and hosting costs?

No servers, server software, hosting plans or IT staff are required; all cloud server costs are included in the monthly subscription and usage fees.

Costs for improved features?

Your ideas for improved features are welcomed! Improved features are included in new versions automatically deployed regularly -no additional fees -additional subscription for new modules may be applied.

Assistance for setting up EDI interfaces with the shipping lines?

Support for setting up EDI links with container fleet managers (shipping lines) is part of the free support.

Is the Container Repair a stand-alone app?

The Container Repair is a distributed app deployed on Android phones or tablets, interacting via asynchronous data transfers with the arl-shipping.com cloud Container Repair server.

The tablets and the arl-shipping.com cloud Container Repair app is used without any local systems in the depot.

Which Android smartphone can be used?

Any mobile or phablet, which can be stored safely in the logging officer's pockets, with the following minimum specs:

  • Operation System: Android 5.1
  • Screen resolution: 480x800, 4"
  • Memory: 1Gb RAM
  • GPS sensor: required
  • Camera: recommended, with autofocus

Pay attention to display brightness - it should be suitable for work under strong sunlight. You may also consider external power bank to support 24/7 continuous work. Note that Google Play search may not find the app, if searching smartphone doesn't meet minimum requirements. See examples of inexpensive compatible Android devices.

How does the smartphone connect to the cloud server?

Sync via SIM data plan, or via onboard or port wifi/ wlan or hotspot.

How are the tablets sync'ing with the cloud server?

By use of standard 3G or WiFi.

How many container fleet manager (shipping lines) can the Container Repair handle?

All. Whereas the basic Container Repair is for 1(one) container fleet manager (shipping line), there is no limit to the amount of container fleet managers supported by the Container Repair, as long as you have signed up for container fleet managers optional features.

Billing based on gate moves?

All gate moves logged by the Container Repair are provided in a cloud list, which can be downloaded by a single click, and used as invoice attachment. Container operator moves count performance measurements are automatically generated.

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