B-143816, FEB. 17, 1961

B-143816: Feb 17, 1961

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INC.: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 19. THE SHIPMENT WAS ORIGINALLY INTENDED FOR MOVEMENT IN MOTOR-VAN-CONEX (MSTS) SERVICE AND THE CHARGES WERE COMPUTED ON THE BASIS APPLICABLE ON GOVERNMENT TRANSPORTATION SUBJECT TO THE MILITARY SEA TRANSPORT SERVICE RATE. YOU HAVE FURNISHED A COPY OF A DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY ORDER CONVERTING THE SHIPMENT TO ALL COMMERCIAL MOTOR-VAN-SEA-VAN SERVICE TO SUPPORT YOUR CLAIM FOR THE PAYMENT OF ADDITIONAL CHARGES BASED ON THE COMMERCIAL OVERSEAS RATE FOR COMMERCIAL TRANSPORTATION. WE HAVE INSTRUCTED OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO RECOMPUTE THE CHARGES FOR THE INVOLVED SHIPMENT ON THE BASIS OF CHARGES PROVIDED FOR COMMERCIAL TRANSPORTATION AND. YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT MAKING ANY APPROPRIATE ALLOWANCE IN DUE COURSE.

B-143816, FEB. 17, 1961

TO NORTH AMERICAN VAN LINES, INC.:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 19, 1960, FILE CONTRACT NO. C- 11212 CPL. B. M. HERBERTSON, IN WHICH YOU ASK FOR A REVIEW OF THE DISALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM FOR $487.90 ON BILL NO. C-11212 FOR ADDITIONAL CHARGES FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS FROM JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, TO TRIPOLI, LIBYA, ON GOVERNMENT BILL OF LADING WY-8722489, DATED FEBRUARY 28, 1959.

THE SHIPMENT WAS ORIGINALLY INTENDED FOR MOVEMENT IN MOTOR-VAN-CONEX (MSTS) SERVICE AND THE CHARGES WERE COMPUTED ON THE BASIS APPLICABLE ON GOVERNMENT TRANSPORTATION SUBJECT TO THE MILITARY SEA TRANSPORT SERVICE RATE. HOWEVER, IN YOUR REQUEST FOR REVIEW, YOU HAVE FURNISHED A COPY OF A DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY ORDER CONVERTING THE SHIPMENT TO ALL COMMERCIAL MOTOR-VAN-SEA-VAN SERVICE TO SUPPORT YOUR CLAIM FOR THE PAYMENT OF ADDITIONAL CHARGES BASED ON THE COMMERCIAL OVERSEAS RATE FOR COMMERCIAL TRANSPORTATION.

WE HAVE INSTRUCTED OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO RECOMPUTE THE CHARGES FOR THE INVOLVED SHIPMENT ON THE BASIS OF CHARGES PROVIDED FOR COMMERCIAL TRANSPORTATION AND, IF OTHERWISE PROPER, YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT MAKING ANY APPROPRIATE ALLOWANCE IN DUE COURSE.