Startup costs were $275 and annual recurring costs were $125 for 38 companies enrolled in electronic credentialing.

Cost data associated with electronic credentialing incurred by interstate motor carriers and service bureaus.

2 October 2007
Nationwide; United States

Summary Information

Electronic credentialing incurred minimal startup and annual costs for 38 companies involved in interstate commerce. Startup and annual costs were associated with the requirement for a computer interface and technical support, and registration in the electronic credentialing system.

Startup costs for electronic credentialing
Cost per Carrier
Computer technical support
Company registration
System training
Total startup costs

Recurring annual costs for electronic credentialing
Cost per Company
Computer technical support
System training
Total recurring costs

The monetary values are in constant 2007 dollars. These results are also found in the associated summary report, Final Summary Report: CVISN Business Case, October 2007.

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Final Report: Economic Analysis and Business Case for Motor Carrier Industry Support of CVISN

Author: V.J. Brown, P. Balducci, and K. Mahadevan (Battelle); D. Murray, W. McDonald, and M. McFadden (ATRI)

Published By: U.S. Department of Transportation

Source Date: 2 October 2007

EDL Number: 14406


System Cost

Startup costs - $275 per carrier (2007)
Annual recurrent costs - $125 per company (2007).


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Cost ID: 2009-00191