Railinc has held occasional webinars to help railroads, equipment owners and repair shops learn more about the Damaged and Defective Car Tracking (DDCT) system. The DDCT system affects the reporting, documentation and management of damaged equipment under AAR rules 1, 95, 96, 107 and 108.
Past webinars are listed below.
Introduction to DDCT: This webinar provides an overview of the DDCT application including incident lifecycles, user functionality, and the role of FindUs.Rail in the DDCT application.
DDCT Car Hire: Tailored specifically for people involved in the car hire process, this session covers car hire rule changes, car hire calculations for DDCT incident cars, and how to interpret car hire messages.
Basic DDCT Processes: This webinar demonstrates the basic process flow of the incident life cycle within DDCT including incident creation, requesting/providing disposition, creating defect cards and shop repairs.
Car Mark Owners and DDCT: This webinar focuses on the tasks and benefits of DDCT specifically for Car Mark Owners. Topics include permissions, FindUs.Rail and notifications, requesting access, querying, incident lifecycle, ADV process, unexpected arrival process, salvage value process, early warning and helpful tips.
Handling Carriers and DDCT: This webinar focuses on the tasks and benefits of DDCT specifically for Handling Carriers. Topics include incident types, FindUs.Rail, Rule 107 walkthrough, creating a standalone defect card and helpful tips.
Repair Shops and DDCT: This webinar focuses on the tasks and benefits of DDCT specifically for Repair Shops. Topics include repair history, reporting equipment on hand, reporting repairs, the unexpected arrival process, and helpful tips.