[Claim for Refund of Excess Weight Charges]

B-207806: Aug 24, 1982

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GAO reviewed a Claim's Group denial of an Air Force officer's request for a refund of excess weight charges collected from him by the Air Force for shipment of his household goods exceeding his authorized weight limitation. The mover submitted weight tickets and a weight certificate to establish the shipment's weight and support the charges. GAO held that, although the evidence showed that the weight tickets obtained at the destination of the claimant's household goods shipment on a reweigh were clearly in error, this evidence did not taint the weight tickets which were obtained at the origin of the shipment and which showed a lower poundage for the goods. The additional evidence presented by the officer in challenging the correctness of the origin weight tickets did not show them to be clearly in error. Therefore, the Air Force's weight determination based on those tickets was correct. Accordingly, the Claims Group's determination was sustained.

Mar 20, 2018

Mar 19, 2018

  • Ampcus, Inc.
    We deny the protest.
  • AMAR Health IT, LLC
    We dismiss the protest because our Office does not have jurisdiction to entertain protests of task orders issued under civilian agency multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts that are valued at less than $10 million.
  • Centurum, Inc.--Costs
    We grant the request.

Mar 15, 2018

  • ORBIS Sibro, Inc.
    We sustain the protest in part and deny it in part.

Mar 14, 2018

Mar 13, 2018

  • Interoperability Clearinghouse
    We dismiss the protest because the protester, a not-for-profit entity, is not an interested party to challenge this sole-source award to an Alaska Native Corporation under the Small Business Administration's (SBA) 8(a) program.
  • Yang Enterprises, Inc.
    We dismiss the protest.

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