SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD DECISION DOCUMENT
    Decision Information

Docket Number:  
EP_431_4

Case Title:  
REVIEW OF THE GENERAL PURPOSE COSTING SYSTEM

Decision Type:  
Decision

Deciding Body:  
Entire Board

    Decision Summary

Decision Notes:  
DECISION PROPOSED TO ADJUST HOW URCS CALCULATES CERTAIN SYSTEM-AVERAGE UNIT COSTS TO AUTOMATICALLY REFLECT ECONOMIES OF SCALE AS SHIPMENT SIZE INCREASES, THUS ELIMINATING THE NEED FOR THE “MAKE-WHOLE ADJUSTMENT.” THE DECISION ALSO PROPOSED OTHER RELATED CHANGES TO URCS THAT WILL RESULT IN MORE ACCURATE MOVEMENT COSTS, AS WELL AS CHANGES TO TWO OF THE BOARD’S REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.

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