Unit Costs (Adjusted)

Equipment Costs for Commercial Vehicle On-Board (CV)

Note: Equipment list adjusted to 2014 dollars. The date in parentheses under the capital cost value and O&M cost value represents the dollar year from which the cost value was adjusted. All costs are in $K.
Unit Cost Element IDAS # Life
Years
Capital Cost
$K, 2014 Dollars
(Source Year)
O&M Cost
$K/year, Dollars
(Source Year)
Description
Electronic ID Tag
Index: 2
CV001100.4 - 0.7
(1995)
0.01 - 0.013
(1995)
Includes ID tag, additional software & processing, and database storage. Software is COTS.
Communication Equipment - CV
Index: 1
CV002101.1 - 2.2
(1995)
0.007 - 0.012
(1995)
Commercial vehicle communication interface and communication device (cell-based radio).
Central Processor and Storage
Index: 2
CV003100.2 - 0.3
(1995)
0.004 - 0.01
(1995)
Equipment on board for the processing and storage of cargo material.
GPS/DGPS - CV
Index: 2
CV004100.4 - 1.4
(2004)
0.09 - 0.5
(2004)
GPS for vehicle location. Capital cost depends on features of unit. O&M cost includes annual service fees.
Driver and Vehicle Safety Sensors, Software
Index: 2
CV005100.7 - 1.3
(1995)
0.02 - 0.05
(1995)
Additional software and processor for warning indicator and audio system interface, and onboard sensors for engine/vehicle and driver. Software is COTS.
Cargo Monitoring Sensors and Gauges
Index: 2
CV006100.10 - 0.21
(1995)
0.010 - 0.021
(1995)
Optional on-board sensors for measuring temperature, pressure, and load leveling.
Electronic Cargo Seal - Disposable
Index: 2
0.008 - 0.019
(2003)
Cost for a disposable radio frequency identification (RFID) E-seal that provides a complete and accurate audit trail of seal status during transport. Low is for passive, and high is for active E-seal communications.
Electronic Cargo Seal - Reusable
Index: 2
0.026 - 0.33
(2002)
Cost for a reusable radio frequency identification (RFID) E-seal that provides a complete and accurate audit trail of seal status during transport. Low is for passive, and high is for active E-seal communications. Depending on vendor, some E-seals may incur a monthly service charge.
Autonomous Tracking Unit
Index: 2
0.26 - 0.6
(2003)
0.109 - 0.3
(2003)
Chassis or container mounted unit that tracks location and condition of assets (cost for on-board sensors not included). Higher priced units provide greater functionality, such as polling of location information and increased quantities of sensor data. Annual service charges include the communications link between unit and data center, and information services.
Other Unit Cost Elements
Index: -
----Summary values under development