B-147464, MAR. 26, 1962

B-147464: Mar 26, 1962

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B. JAMES FREIGHT LINES: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF OCTOBER 17. THE SETTLEMENT WAS PREDICATED ON THE THEORY THAT THE INVOLVED SHIPMENT FOR WHICH TWO BILLS OF LADING WERE ISSUED WAS ONE VOLUME SHIPMENT TENDERED TO THE CARRIER IN ITS ENTIRETY. IN LIGHT OF YOUR INFORMATION THAT THE SHIPMENTS WERE ACTUALLY CONSIGNED TO TWO DIFFERENT CONSIGNEES AND DESTINATIONS. - WE ARE AUTHORIZING OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO RECOMPUTE THE CHARGES FOR THE INVOLVED SHIPMENTS ON THE BASIS THAT THEY ARE PROPERLY CHARGEABLE AS TWO SHIPMENTS. YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT MAKING AN APPROPRIATE ALLOWANCE IN DUE COURSE.

B-147464, MAR. 26, 1962

TO A. B. JAMES FREIGHT LINES:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF OCTOBER 17, 1961, FILE NO. N 501/48 UC-66 107964 TK-698536, REQUESTING REVIEW OF OUR SETTLEMENT CERTIFICATE OF JULY 20, 1961, WHICH DISALLOWED YOUR CLAIM FOR ADDITIONAL FREIGHT CHARGES FOR SHIPMENTS OF GOVERNMENT PROPERTY.

THE SETTLEMENT WAS PREDICATED ON THE THEORY THAT THE INVOLVED SHIPMENT FOR WHICH TWO BILLS OF LADING WERE ISSUED WAS ONE VOLUME SHIPMENT TENDERED TO THE CARRIER IN ITS ENTIRETY. HOWEVER, IN LIGHT OF YOUR INFORMATION THAT THE SHIPMENTS WERE ACTUALLY CONSIGNED TO TWO DIFFERENT CONSIGNEES AND DESTINATIONS--- NAVAL AIR STATION, NORTH ISLAND, AND NAVAL SUPPLY DEPOT, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA--- WE ARE AUTHORIZING OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO RECOMPUTE THE CHARGES FOR THE INVOLVED SHIPMENTS ON THE BASIS THAT THEY ARE PROPERLY CHARGEABLE AS TWO SHIPMENTS. YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT MAKING AN APPROPRIATE ALLOWANCE IN DUE COURSE.