Indiana’s Bureau of Motor Vehicles has entered into a $72 million contract with a California-based company to outsource production and distribution of license plates and vehicle registrations through the end of 2019. It includes yearly payments from the BMV ranging from a low of $8.4 million in 2015 to a high of $19.2 million near the end of the contact in 2018.
The company had earlier, in 2013, announced extension plans in Fort Wayne and this new development is only going to strengthen the prospects of further employment generation. ITI already holds contracts with 13 other states, and its logistics and operations office is based in Fort Wayne.
The Indiana BMV contract states, “The contractor shall perform duties and services for quality centralized on-demand production and distribution of license plates and registration documents. The BMV is required to provide Hoosiers with these documents and has found that centralizing the production and distribution is the most efficient manner.”
The state’s subcontract with PEN products will continue until May 1, 2015. After that, all license plate production will shift to ITI. This outsourcing decision will save the BMV an estimated $14.5 million over the next five years. ITI will also develop additional self-serve kiosks to be placed at up to 33 license branches across the state.