Few rail car repair shops are immune to Car Repair Billing Data Exchange Errors and file rejections. When the Data Exchange returns errors, you’ll find yourself spending hours each month making corrections and resubmitting files.
If you read our Causes of Car Repair Billing (CRB) Data Exchange Errors article, you know that CRB Data Exchange errors cause headaches for many shops.
Railroads that follow the AAR rules of interchange for inspections and repair bill for most maintenance using the AAR price master. For some smaller roads, that may mean paying more in costs to complete repairs than what can be billed to the car owner.
If you’re responsible for railcar repair billing, you know that it can be a complicated process. Incorrect billing causes data exchange errors, rejected invoices and exceptions that your team must spend time managing.