B-145704, NOV. 17, 1961

B-145704: Nov 17, 1961

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TO NORTH AMERICAN VAN LINES: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED APRIL 21. THE BILL OF LADING INVOLVED WAS ISSUED TO COVER THE TRANSPORTATION OF HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS OF S/SGT. STORAGE IN TRANSIT AT DESTINATION WAS AUTHORIZED. YOU ORIGINALLY BILLED AND WERE PAID DRAYAGE CHARGES FROM THE DESTINATION STORAGE WAREHOUSE TO RESIDENCE ON THE BASIS OF THE RATE OF $1.50 PER 100 POUNDS APPLICABLE ON DELIVERIES NOT EXCEEDING 30 MILES. YOU FURNISHED NO EVIDENCE THAT DRAYAGE IN EXCESS OF 30 MILES WAS ACTUALLY PERFORMED. YOU FURNISHED A "CERTIFICATE OF PACKING AND UNPACKING" SHOWING THAT THE SHIPMENT WAS DELIVERED TO MURFREESBORO. ON THE BASIS OF THE ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE ESTABLISHING THAT DRAYAGE IN EXCESS OF 30 MILES WAS PERFORMED.

B-145704, NOV. 17, 1961

TO NORTH AMERICAN VAN LINES:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED APRIL 21, 1961, IN WHICH YOU REQUEST A REVIEW OF THE SETTLEMENT DISALLOWING YOUR SUPPLEMENTAL BILL G- 47534 FOR ADDITIONAL CHARGES OF $31.67 FOR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FURNISHED UNDER GOVERNMENT BILL OF LADING AF-018252, DATED JULY 31, 1959.

THE BILL OF LADING INVOLVED WAS ISSUED TO COVER THE TRANSPORTATION OF HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS OF S/SGT. FRED H. FORD FROM ST. JOHN-S, NEWFOUNDLAND, TO SEWARD AIR FORCE BASE, TENNESSEE. STORAGE IN TRANSIT AT DESTINATION WAS AUTHORIZED. YOU ORIGINALLY BILLED AND WERE PAID DRAYAGE CHARGES FROM THE DESTINATION STORAGE WAREHOUSE TO RESIDENCE ON THE BASIS OF THE RATE OF $1.50 PER 100 POUNDS APPLICABLE ON DELIVERIES NOT EXCEEDING 30 MILES. YOUR SUPPLEMENTAL BILL YOU CLAIMED DRAYAGE CHARGES COMPUTED AT THE RATE OF $2.20 PER 100 POUNDS; HOWEVER, YOU FURNISHED NO EVIDENCE THAT DRAYAGE IN EXCESS OF 30 MILES WAS ACTUALLY PERFORMED. WITH YOUR LETTER OF APRIL 21, 1961, YOU FURNISHED A "CERTIFICATE OF PACKING AND UNPACKING" SHOWING THAT THE SHIPMENT WAS DELIVERED TO MURFREESBORO, TENNESSEE, A DISTANCE OF 32 MILES FROM THE STORAGE WAREHOUSE AT NASHVILLE.

ON THE BASIS OF THE ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE ESTABLISHING THAT DRAYAGE IN EXCESS OF 30 MILES WAS PERFORMED, OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION IS BEING AUTHORIZED TO ALLOW YOUR SUPPLEMENTAL BILL, IF OTHERWISE CORRECT. NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT ACTION SHOULD REACH YOU IN DUE COURSE.