B-140242, JAN. 8, 1960

B-140242: Jan 8, 1960

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TO GALLAGHER FREIGHT LINES: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR REQUESTS FOR REVIEW OF OUR SETTLEMENT ACTION IN CLAIM NO. WE HAVE REVIEWED THE FILES PERTAINING TO CLAIM NO. FIND THAT THE SHIPMENT WAS DELIVERED TO THE ORIGINATING CARRIER UNDER A SPECIAL RATE TENDER TO WHICH YOU WERE NOT A PARTY. WE HAVE ACCORDINGLY INSTRUCTED OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO RECOMPUTE THE CHARGES. WE WILL HANDLE THE MATTER FURTHER WITH THE ORIGINATING CARRIER. YOU ALLEGE THAT THE ARTICLES SHIPPED WERE NOT INCLUDED IN RATE TENDER NO. 89. WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FROM THE SHIPPING FACILITY. YOU WILL BE FURTHER INFORMED WITH RESPECT TO THIS CLAIM.

B-140242, JAN. 8, 1960

TO GALLAGHER FREIGHT LINES:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR REQUESTS FOR REVIEW OF OUR SETTLEMENT ACTION IN CLAIM NO. TK-670150, RELATIVE TO A SHIPMENT MOVING UNDER GOVERNMENT BILL OF LADING NO. WY-6927463, YOUR PRO. 1-445901, AND IN CLAIM NO. TK-670269, AS TO BILL OF LADING NO. WY-6927415, YOUR PRO. 1 437426. BOTH THESE SHIPMENTS MOVED FROM WASHINGTON, D.C., TO OGDEN, UTAH, DURING OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER 1958.

WE HAVE REVIEWED THE FILES PERTAINING TO CLAIM NO. TK-670150, AND FIND THAT THE SHIPMENT WAS DELIVERED TO THE ORIGINATING CARRIER UNDER A SPECIAL RATE TENDER TO WHICH YOU WERE NOT A PARTY, AND IN WHICH YOU PRESUMABLY DID NOT CONCUR. WE HAVE ACCORDINGLY INSTRUCTED OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO RECOMPUTE THE CHARGES, ON THE BASIS OF RATES APPLICABLE IN CONNECTION WITH THE BILLS OF LADING CARRIERS, AND WE WILL HANDLE THE MATTER FURTHER WITH THE ORIGINATING CARRIER. A NOTICE OF REVISED SETTLEMENT SHOULD REACH YOU IN THE NEAR FUTURE.

AS TO CLAIM NO. TK-670269, YOU ALLEGE THAT THE ARTICLES SHIPPED WERE NOT INCLUDED IN RATE TENDER NO. 89. IN SUPPORT OF THIS ALLEGATION YOU SUBMITTED A COPY OF A LETTER OF FEBRUARY 10, 1959, FROM THE UTAH GENERAL DEPOT. SINCE THIS LETTER DID NOT REFER SPECIFICALLY TO THE SHIPMENT MOVING UNDER GOVERNMENT BILL OF LADING NO. WY-6927415, WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FROM THE SHIPPING FACILITY, THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, AS TO THE COMMODITIES ACTUALLY SHIPPED. YOU WILL BE FURTHER INFORMED WITH RESPECT TO THIS CLAIM.

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