Recurrent costs for electronic screening ranged from $7 to $14 per transponder per month.

Costs incurred by 18 motor carrier companies depended on the number of trucks enrolled and negotiated rate

2 October 2007
Nationwide; United States

Summary Information

The startup costs of enrolling in electronic screening are primarily associated with membership fees and the costs of transponders. Recurrent costs incur from monthly subscriptions of bypass fees and transponder maintenance and ranged from $7 to $14 per transponder . There are minimal startup and recurring costs incurred from staff training in regards to electronic screening. For the 18 motor carriers in this study, the returns on investment (ROIs) in electronic screening technology ranged from 6.1:1 to 15.9:1.

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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


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Electronic screening - monthly subscription fees per transponder ranged from $7 to $14


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Cost ID: 2009-00192