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Consolidated Personal Property Shipping Office, Frankfurt, Germany
INSPECTOR GENERAL DEPT OF DEFENSE ARLINGTON VA
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The audit was performed in response to a Hotline complaint made to the Office of the Inspector General, DoD, alleging that a single commercial carrier was receiving preferential treatment by the Consolidated Personal Property Shipping Office CPPSO, Frankfurt, in the distribution of outbound personal property household goods and unaccompanied baggage traffic. The term traffic represents the weight of personal property shipments processed by the CPPSO. The U.S. Army operates the CPPSO, Frankfurt, which processes inbound and outbound shipments of personal property for all DOD civilian and military personnel in the communities of Aschaffenburg, Darmstadt, Frankfurt, Hanau, Lindsey, Rhein-Main, and Wiesbaden, Germany. During the 12-month period ending March 31, 1990, CPPSO, Frankfurt, processed about 16,600 outbound international shipments. There were about 150 carriers authorized to do business with CPPSO, Frankfurt. The carriers were represented by eight German shipping agents who serviced the communities supported by CPPSO, Frankfurt. Agents were authorized to represent multiple carriers.
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