B-169082, AUG. 25, 1970

B-169082: Aug 25, 1970

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WE HAVE REVIEWED THE RECORDS CONCERNING YOUR CLAIM AND HAVE TODAY INSTRUCTED OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO REOPEN THE SETTLEMENT AND TO REVISE IT TO ALLOW YOUR CLAIM IF IT IS OTHERWISE CORRECT.

B-169082, AUG. 25, 1970

TRANSPORTATION -- FREIGHT CHARGES -- MIXED TRUCKLOAD DECISION ALLOWING CLAIM OF CARRIER FOR TRANSPORTATION OF A MIXED TRUCKLOAD SHIPMENT OF AMMUNITION, EXPLOSIVES AND EMPTY PROJECTILES FROM PICATINNY ARSENAL TO FORT BENNING ON QUANTUM MERUIT BASIS. CARRIER WHICH TRANSPORTED COMMODITIES OUTSIDE THE SCOPE OF ITS OPERATING AUTHORITIES BUT FOR GOVERNMENT BENEFIT MAY BE ALLOWED PAYMENT ON A QUANTUM MERUIT BASIS AND THE CHARGE IN THE CARRIER'S TENDER MAY BE USED FOR THE PAYMENT BASIS.

TO C. I. WHITTEN TRANSFER CO.:

SUBJECT: YOUR FILE O/C 7-381

WE REFER AGAIN TO YOUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 10, 1970, IN WHICH YOU REQUEST REVIEW OF OUR SETTLEMENT CERTIFICATE DATED OCTOBER 10, 1969, OUR FILE TK- 889725. THE SETTLEMENT DISALLOWED YOUR CLAIM FOR $80.20, THE ADDITIONAL FREIGHT CHARGES ALLEGED TO BE DUE FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF PUBLIC PROPERTY FROM PICATINNY, NEW JERSEY, TO FORT BENNING, GEORGIA, UNDER GOVERNMENT BILL OF LADING NO. C-7414833, DATED DECEMBER 9, 1966.

WE HAVE REVIEWED THE RECORDS CONCERNING YOUR CLAIM AND HAVE TODAY INSTRUCTED OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO REOPEN THE SETTLEMENT AND TO REVISE IT TO ALLOW YOUR CLAIM IF IT IS OTHERWISE CORRECT. NOTICE OF ANY ADDITIONAL AMOUNT FOUND DUE SHOULD REACH YOU IN DUE COURSE.