B-1444503, SEP. 28, 1962

B-1444503: Sep 28, 1962

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LTD.: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 3. ALTHOUGH THE RECORD UPON WHICH THIS DECISION WAS BASED SHOWS THAT THE BILL OF LADING BORE A NOTATION THAT THE TRAILER USED IN TRANSPORTING THE SUBJECT SHIPMENT WAS FULLY LOADED. DTMS NOW CONFIRMS YOUR CONTENTION THAT THE TRAILER WAS NOT FULLY LOADED. WE ARE INSTRUCTING OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO RECOMPUTE THE CHARGES FOR THE INVOLVED SHIPMENT ON THE BASIS THAT THE TRAILER WAS NOT FULLY LOADED. YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT MAKING AN APPROPRIATE ALLOWANCE IN DUE COURSE.

B-1444503, SEP. 28, 1962

TO WESTERN TRUCK LINES, LTD.:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 3, 1962, ENCLOSING A COPY OF LETTER OF JULY 25, 1962, FROM THE DEFENSE TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SERVICE AND REQUESTING RECONSIDERATION OF OUR DECISION OF JANUARY 22, 1962, B-144503. ALTHOUGH THE RECORD UPON WHICH THIS DECISION WAS BASED SHOWS THAT THE BILL OF LADING BORE A NOTATION THAT THE TRAILER USED IN TRANSPORTING THE SUBJECT SHIPMENT WAS FULLY LOADED, DTMS NOW CONFIRMS YOUR CONTENTION THAT THE TRAILER WAS NOT FULLY LOADED.

ACCORDINGLY, WE ARE INSTRUCTING OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO RECOMPUTE THE CHARGES FOR THE INVOLVED SHIPMENT ON THE BASIS THAT THE TRAILER WAS NOT FULLY LOADED. YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT MAKING AN APPROPRIATE ALLOWANCE IN DUE COURSE.