B-145062, MAY 3, 1961

B-145062: May 3, 1961

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TO NORTH AMERICAN VAN LINES: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 6. IN YOUR REQUEST FOR REVIEW YOU INDICATE THAT DUE TO CERTAIN CORRECTIONS THE SUPPLEMENTAL BILL SHOULD BE AMENDED AND THAT THERE IS NOW DUE YOUR COMPANY THE AMOUNT OF $157.33. THE SHIPMENT WAS ORIGINALLY INTENDED FOR MOVEMENT IN MOTOR-VAN CONEX(MSTS) SERVICE AND THE DISALLOWANCE OF YOUR SUPPLEMENTAL BILL FOR $135.63 WAS BASED UPON THE APPLICABLE CHARGES ON GOVERNMENT TRANSPORTATION SUBJECT TO THE MILITARY SEA TRANSPORT SERVICE RATE. WE HAVE TODAY INSTRUCTED OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO RECOMPUTE THE CHARGES FOR THE INVOLVED SHIPMENT AND TO ALLOW THE ADDITIONAL AMOUNT CLAIMED IF OTHERWISE PROPER. YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT MAKING ANY APPROPRIATE ALLOWANCE IN DUE COURSE.

B-145062, MAY 3, 1961

TO NORTH AMERICAN VAN LINES:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 6, 1961, IN WHICH YOU REQUEST A REVIEW OF OUR SETTLEMENT CERTIFICATE OF NOVEMBER 17, 1960. THIS SETTLEMENT DISALLOWED YOUR CLAIM ON BILL NO. C 15422 FOR ADDITIONAL FREIGHT CHARGES OF $135.63 ON A SHIPMENT OF HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS TRANSPORTED FROM DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA, TO FRANKFURT, GERMANY, UNDER GOVERNMENT BILL OF LADING WY-9674361, DATED JULY 22, 1959. IN YOUR REQUEST FOR REVIEW YOU INDICATE THAT DUE TO CERTAIN CORRECTIONS THE SUPPLEMENTAL BILL SHOULD BE AMENDED AND THAT THERE IS NOW DUE YOUR COMPANY THE AMOUNT OF $157.33.

THE SHIPMENT WAS ORIGINALLY INTENDED FOR MOVEMENT IN MOTOR-VAN CONEX(MSTS) SERVICE AND THE DISALLOWANCE OF YOUR SUPPLEMENTAL BILL FOR $135.63 WAS BASED UPON THE APPLICABLE CHARGES ON GOVERNMENT TRANSPORTATION SUBJECT TO THE MILITARY SEA TRANSPORT SERVICE RATE. HOWEVER, WITH YOUR REQUEST FOR REVIEW, YOU 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.

IN VIEW OF THE EVIDENCE NOW OF RECORD, WE HAVE TODAY INSTRUCTED OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO RECOMPUTE THE CHARGES FOR THE INVOLVED SHIPMENT AND TO ALLOW THE ADDITIONAL AMOUNT CLAIMED IF OTHERWISE PROPER. YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT MAKING ANY APPROPRIATE ALLOWANCE IN DUE COURSE.