B-154863, MAR. 23, 1965

B-154863: Mar 23, 1965

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WE HAVE CONSIDERED THE RECORDS IN THIS MATTER AND FIND THAT EXCLUSIVE USE OF VEHICLE SERVICE WAS REQUESTED AND WAS FURNISHED FOR TWO SHIPMENTS OF CLASS "B" JET THRUST UNITS. WE CONCLUDE THAT THE PROPER CHARGES ARE THOSE BASED UPON A COMBINATION OF RATES OVER CHICAGO. THE CHARGES BEYOND CHICAGO ARE COMPUTED ON THE BASIS PROVIDED IN C. THE MINIMUM CHARGE FROM HILL AIR FORCE BASE TO CHICAGO IS $1. WHICH IS APPLICABLE BECAUSE HIGHER THAN THE CHARGE OTHERWISE COMPUTABLE. ARE THE SAME AS THOSE BILLED ORIGINALLY. EACH SHIPMENT IS ALSO SUBJECT TO A HAND-TO-HAND SIGNATURE CHARGE OF $25 AND A TEMPERATURE CONTROL CHARGE OF $15. THE TOTAL THROUGH CHARGES PROPERLY APPLICABLE ARE $2. 147.17 PER SHIPMENT AND THERE IS DUE YOUR COMPANY $448.57 ON EACH SHIPMENT.

B-154863, MAR. 23, 1965

TO C. I. WHITTEN TRANSFER COMPANY:

WE REFER AGAIN TO YOUR LETTER OF JULY 29, 1964, RELATIVE TO THE SETTLEMENT IN CLAIM TK 762266, WHICH DISALLOWED YOUR CLAIM ON SUPPLEMENTAL BILL 3546-A FOR $1,267.60.

WE HAVE CONSIDERED THE RECORDS IN THIS MATTER AND FIND THAT EXCLUSIVE USE OF VEHICLE SERVICE WAS REQUESTED AND WAS FURNISHED FOR TWO SHIPMENTS OF CLASS "B" JET THRUST UNITS, WEIGHING 18,775 POUNDS EACH, TRANSPORTED FROM HILL AIR FORCE BASE, UTAH, TO DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, DOVER, DELAWARE, ON GOVERNMENT BILLS OF LADING B-2887701 AND B 2887673 IN FEBRUARY 1962.

WE CONCLUDE THAT THE PROPER CHARGES ARE THOSE BASED UPON A COMBINATION OF RATES OVER CHICAGO, THE CHARGES TO CHICAGO BEING SUBJECT TO THE EXCLUSIVE USE OF VEHICLE RULE PROVIDED IN ITEM 940, ROCKY MOUNTAIN MOTOR TARIFF BUREAU TRANSCONTINENTAL TERRITORIAL DIRECTORY 20 D, MF-I.C.C. NO. 132. THE CHARGES BEYOND CHICAGO ARE COMPUTED ON THE BASIS PROVIDED IN C. I. WHITTEN TRANSFER COMPANY TENDER NO. 64.

THE EXCLUSIVE USE RULE IN ITEM 940 OF TERRITORIAL DIRECTORY 20-D PROVIDES, IN PARAGRAPH 4, FOR COMPUTATION OF CHARGES AT THE APPLICABLE RATE AND MINIMUM WEIGHT (OR ACTUAL WEIGHT IF GREATER), SUBJECT TO THE MINIMUM CHARGE PROVIDED IN NOTE 2. THE MINIMUM CHARGE FROM HILL AIR FORCE BASE TO CHICAGO IS $1,396.57, WHICH IS APPLICABLE BECAUSE HIGHER THAN THE CHARGE OTHERWISE COMPUTABLE. THE CHARGES BEYOND CHICAGO, ON THE BASIS PROVIDED IN TENDER NO. 64, ARE THE SAME AS THOSE BILLED ORIGINALLY, $710.60 PER SHIPMENT. EACH SHIPMENT IS ALSO SUBJECT TO A HAND-TO-HAND SIGNATURE CHARGE OF $25 AND A TEMPERATURE CONTROL CHARGE OF $15. THE TOTAL THROUGH CHARGES PROPERLY APPLICABLE ARE $2,147.17 PER SHIPMENT AND THERE IS DUE YOUR COMPANY $448.57 ON EACH SHIPMENT.

BASED UPON THE ABOVE CHARGE BASES, WE HAVE INSTRUCTED OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO ISSUE A REVISED SETTLEMENT IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $897.14. NOTICE OF THIS SETTLEMENT WILL REACH YOU IN DUE COURSE.