Shipping Charges for Excess Weight of Household Goods

B-190687: Mar 22, 1978

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An Air Force member appealed the disallowance of his claim for a refund of shipping charges collected from him for the excess weight of his household goods shipped incident to his transfer. The claim may not be allowed although regulations directing the reweighing of goods were not followed since there was no other evidence that the weight was in error, and the regulations are merely procedural.