B-147417, OCT. 2, 1962

B-147417: Oct 2, 1962

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I. WHITTEN TRANSFER COMPANY: FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF MARCH 26. WE HAVE DETERMINED THAT THE PROVISIONS OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN MOTOR TARIFF BUREAU U.S. WERE NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF COMBINATION RATES ON THE SHIPMENTS IN QUESTION. IT APPEARS THAT YOU ARE NOT ENTITLED TO THE FULL AMOUNT CLAIMED SINCE ITEM 935 OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN MOTOR TARIFF NO. 101. RESULTING IN A TOTAL CHARGE LOWER THAN YOU ORIGINALLY ASSESSED AND WERE PAID. OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION WILL RE-EXAMINE YOUR CLAIM GIVING EFFECT TO THE LOWEST CHARGE BASIS ALLOWABLE AND A REVISED CERTIFICATE OF SETTLEMENT SHOULD REACH YOU IN DUE COURSE.

B-147417, OCT. 2, 1962

TO C. I. WHITTEN TRANSFER COMPANY:

FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF MARCH 26, 1962, REQUESTING REVIEW OF THE SETTLEMENT ACTION TAKEN ON YOUR CLAIM FOR ADDITIONAL FREIGHT CHARGES FOR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FURNISHED THE UNITED STATES ON GOVERNMENT BILLS OF LADING AF-1614926 AND AF-1615035.

WE HAVE DETERMINED THAT THE PROVISIONS OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN MOTOR TARIFF BUREAU U.S. GOVERNMENT QUOTATION NO. 51, I.C.C. NO. 4, WERE NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF COMBINATION RATES ON THE SHIPMENTS IN QUESTION. HOWEVER, IT APPEARS THAT YOU ARE NOT ENTITLED TO THE FULL AMOUNT CLAIMED SINCE ITEM 935 OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN MOTOR TARIFF NO. 101--- THE ITEM ON WHICH YOU RELY--- PROVIDES IN NOTE 2 A SPECIFIC POINT TO POINT CHARGE APPLICABLE TO THE TRANSPORTATION FURNISHED TO CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, RESULTING IN A TOTAL CHARGE LOWER THAN YOU ORIGINALLY ASSESSED AND WERE PAID.

OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION WILL RE-EXAMINE YOUR CLAIM GIVING EFFECT TO THE LOWEST CHARGE BASIS ALLOWABLE AND A REVISED CERTIFICATE OF SETTLEMENT SHOULD REACH YOU IN DUE COURSE.