Unit Costs (Unadjusted)

Equipment Costs for Commercial Vehicle Electronic Credentialing (EC)/Administration

Commercial Vehicle Electronic Credentialing (EC)/Administration replaces the subsystem "Commercial Vehicle Administration (CA)." The CA unit costs are available for historical reference in PDF and Excel formats.

Note: The date in parentheses under the capital cost value and O&M cost value represents the dollar year of the cost values. All costs are in $K.
Unit Cost Element IDAS # Life
Years
Capital Cost
$K
(Source Year)
O&M Cost
$K/year
(Source Year)
Description View Sample Unit Cost Entries
Computer network server for EC47.5 - 55.0
(2004)
Each.
Personal computer (desktop or laptop) for EC administration41.6 - 3.0
(2005)
Each.
Supplies and materials for EC outreach, internal and external publicity, training, other deployment support1.0 - 21.0
(2003)
Per state, consumables for publicity, training, and other deployment support.
Bar code readers for law enforcement for EC0.5 - 0.8
(2004)
Each.
EC software purchased for back-end admin540.0 - 74.0
(2004)
Per state, for database management and data processing or reporting.
EC software purchased for front-end interface 572 - 261
(2005)
Per state, for user interface and data entry. Depending on the functionality of the interface being developed, the cost could be much higher or much lower than the range shown.
State employee labor for new EC software development72 - 250
(2005)
Per state. For states also reporting hours, FTEs ranged from about 0.2 to 2.6 FTE. Depending on the functionality of the system being developed, the dollar cost could be much higher or much lower than the range shown.
State employee labor for new EC hardware configuration2.4 - 12.0
(2003)
Per state, after original hardware installation.
Contractor labor for new EC software development150 - 902
(2003)
Per state. For states also reporting hours, FTEs ranged from about 1 to 3 FTE. Depending on the functionality of the system being developed, the cost could be much higher, or much lower than the range shown.
Contractor labor for new EC hardware configuration3.3 - 6.4
(2004)
Per state, after original hardware installation.
Labor for existing (legacy) credentialing system interface and/or modification12 - 40
(2004)
Per state, includes state employees, contractors, vendors. For states also reporting hours, FTEs ranged from about 0.1 to 0.4 FTE.
Labor for EC training5.0 - 12.0
(2003)
Per state cost to state agency. Examples: Start-up workshops, training and publicity materials for administrators, law enforcement, and PRISM carriers.
Other start-up labor costs 10.0 - 40.0
(2003)
Per state, includes CVISN system architect, EC feasibility study; OS/OW permitting, program queries, IFTA/IRP program staff, maintenance, miscellaneous A&E, hardware, software, planning and facilitation, training and travel.
Membership fees paid to IRP Clearinghouse (annual)8.0 - 15.0
(2004)
Per state, fees set by clearinghouse pro rata, based on registered power units per state.
Annual fees to IRP EC admin (back-end)11.0 - 63.0
(2003)
Per thousand accounts, for third-party administrator (e.g., VISTA, Polk).
Annual fees to IRP EC admin (front-end)5.0 - 29.0
(2004)
Per thousand accounts, for third-party administrator (e.g., VISTA, Polk).
Recurring costs for EC outreach0.5 - 0.9
(2004)
Per thousand accounts. Outreach includes marketing, promotional, attendance at trade shows, advertising, booklets.
State employee annual labor IRP credentialing45 - 159
(2005)
Per thousand accounts, for legacy system (pre-CVISN) labor.
Contractor annual labor for IRP credentialing6.0 - 16.0
(2004)
Per thousand accounts, for legacy system (pre-CVISN) labor.
Membership fees paid to IFTA Clearinghouse1.0
(2005)
Per state, fees set by clearinghouse.
Annual fees to IFTA EC admin (back-end)11.0 - 33.0
(2004)
Per thousand accounts, for third-party administrator (e.g., VISTA, Polk).
Annual fees to IFTA EC admin (front-end)7.0 - 12.0
(2004)
Per thousand accounts, for third-party administrator (e.g., VISTA, Polk).
State employee annual labor IFTA credentialing13.0 - 105.0
(2004)
Per thousand accounts, for legacy system (pre-CVISN) labor.
Vendor annual labor for IFTA credentialing1.0 - 18.0
(2004)
Per thousand accounts, for legacy system (pre-CVISN) labor.
Other Unit Cost Elements----Summary values under development