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Simplified Tolling

Bestpass is in the business of saving trucking companies time and money. To date, we’ve saved our clients more than $48 million. Bestpass has built relationships with toll authorities that allow truckers to seamlessly move about the country without the need to manage multiple tolling accounts. And our bulk purchasing power means we are able to buy large volumes of toll at a discount and pass the savings on to our customers. Bestpass has simplified the tolling process with our powerful account tools, which allow you to automatically update all of your toll accounts simultaneously, give you on demand access to real-time toll data, provide powerful reporting capabilities, and much more. We also offer enterprise level services including supercharged toll management through our Professional Services and seamless automated integration through our Data Interchange.

Compatible Services

  • NJPASS
  • CO-E470
  • BATA
  • WSDOT
  • E-ZPASS
  • WEIGH STATION BYPASS
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Benefits


Case Studies


  • WERNER ENTERPRISES

    Founded
    1956

    Headquarters
    Omaha, Nebraska

    Services
    Dedicated, medium-to-long-haul, regional and local van, expedited, temperature-controlled, flatbed

    Terminals
    Allentown, PA, Atlanta, GA, Dallas, TX, Denver, CO, Fontana, CA, Indianapolis, IN, Lakeland, FL, Laredo, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Springfield, OH

    Tractors
    7,300

    Trailers
    24,000

    Bestpass Transponders
    7,500

    Annual Savings

    $200,000

    Challenge
    To lower toll costs and the expense of managing toll activity With 7,100 tractors in service across North America, Werner Enterprises sought to reduce toll costs by taking advantage of available discounts provided by tolling authorities, and by reducing the cost of transponder violations caused by inaccurate toll station readings. Additionally, the carrier sought to drive down the cost of managing toll activity and processing in house.

    Solution
    Werner Enterprises began using Bestpass bulk purchasing and streamlined toll management services in 2011. Today, the fleet has about 7,100 Bestpass single toll and weigh station bypass transponders in use. Previously, operating in 48 U.S. states and Canada meant some vehicles had as many as six transponders.

    Bestpass uses its bulk purchasing power to provide Werner with toll discounts and maximizes management efficiency through its toll management solutions. Currently, Bestpass has more than 230,000 active toll transponders in the field and is processing more than $1.15 million in toll every day. To date, Bestpass has provided its customers with more than $57 million in toll cost savings.

    Result
    Adding up savings from toll discounts, reconciliation and streamlined administrative processes; Bestpass is providing Werner with as much as $200,000 in annual savings. In one state, they successfully renegotiated discounts that were about to expire and saved over $75,000 per year. In another where the carrier was not getting any discounts, it is now saving about $75,000 annually. Additionally, Bestpass is resolving as much as $3,000 per month in transponder violation issues for the fleet.

    “Once we started talking to Bestpass there was no turning back. They have been out in front of our needs, including being very aggressive about adding tolling authorities to their network. They also consistently address our concerns with excellent customer service. Bestpass is very proactive in everything they’re doing. They are constantly asking what they can do to serve us more effectively, and they always have the carrier's best interest in mind, all at a lower cost.”

    - Alicia Rist, Manager Driver Payroll, Permits, & Tolls
    Werner Enterprises

  • LEONARD’S EXPRESS

    Founded
    2001

    Headquarters
    Farmington, New York

    Services
    Truckload dry van, refrigerated and flatbed service to 48 states, Quebec, and Ontario.

    Terminals
    Allendale, NJ, Cameron, MO, De Pere, WI, Eau Claire, WI, Edinburg, TX, Farmington, NY, Fort Meyers, FL, Garland, TX, Hamburg, NY, Jamestown, ND, Jonesboro, GA, Munster, IN, Naperville, IL, New Castle, DE, Northglenn, CO, Nowthen, MN, Riverside, NJ, Smithville, MO, Springfield, PA, Wildomar, CA, Winter Haven, FL

    Tractors
    180

    Trailers
    600

    Bestpass Transponders
    376

    Annual Savings

    $120,000

    Challenge
    Leonard’s Express sought an effective means of consolidating toll data and payment processes for its fleet of 180 company-owned vehicles and 60 dedicated owner-operator units, which were using different transponders for automated toll systems at as many as 25 tolling authorities. The carrier also wanted to take advantage of available toll discounts from Bestpass and use accurate and up to date toll data to ensure adherence to cost efficient routes.

    Solution
    Leonard’s Express has been using Bestpass for several years, taking advantage of toll management services that includes discounts, consolidated billing, violation processing and a single transponder for use at a growing number of toll and weigh station bypass networks. The truckload carrier is using the services on all of its company tractors and makes Bestpass offerings, including toll discounts, available to its dedicated owner-operators.

    In May 2014, Leonard’s Express began using daily data updates from Bestpass to more quickly and effectively address toll violation, transponder or routing compliance issues. The Bestpass Data Interchange platform provides Leonard’s Express with seamless management through automated integration and exchange of toll and vehicle related information with its enterprise management system. Data Interchange uses a variety of flexible and secure delivery methods and formats to provide actionable data in near real-time. Included are automated and bulk toll updates directly from fleet management and billing systems, vehicle updates for trucks, tractors and trailers, including temporary and leased units, and on demand toll data downloads that normalize billing cycles from tolling authorities to a calendar month.

    Result
    The toll management solutions provided by Bestpass have cut direct monthly toll expenses for Leonard’s Express by about $10,000. Included in the savings are efficiencies from selecting and ensuring compliance with the most cost effective routes based on accurate, timely toll cost and routing data, as well as the toll discounts available using the bulk purchasing power of Bestpass.

    Leonard’s Express is also reducing administrative costs by deploying a single toll and weigh station bypass transponder supplied by Bestpass, and by using toll management services that consolidate data and payments, and include reconciliation services that address billing issues. Previously, those processes required more than eight hours of administrative time every month.

    “With Bestpass we have very timely information about tolls that we can use to better manage operations. We can quickly assess if a toll road is the most cost effective route based on traffic conditions, or if a driver is using unapproved toll roads, and if not take corrective action immediately. The faster we get that information to our managers, the more efficiently we are able to run our operation.”

    - Kyle Johnson, CIO
    Leonard’s Express

  • SAV EXPRESS

    One of our drivers told us about Bestpass and after looking into the company's toll discount and management service programs, we realized it was a very good deal. With Bestpass, we're getting larger discounts on tolls and significant administrative savings from account management tools and consolidated billing services. It's also a way we can help make life on the road easier for our drivers."

    -Dana Achartz, Safety Compliance Manager, SAV Express

    SAV Transportation Group's SAV Express, based in Minneapolis, is an asset-based 48-state provider of full and partial truckload services with a fleet of 100 trucks. The company also offers pool distribution, corss-dock and multi-drop services.

    Challenge
    With 100 trucks in service, including 80 company-owned tractors and 20 owner-operators, SAV Express was looking for a means of realizing higher toll discounts, and for a streamlined administrative process for toll management that would include a single transponder for toll and weigh station bypass.

    Solution
    SAV Express began using Bestpass bulk purchasing and streamlined toll management services in 2013. Today, the fleet's 100 vehicles have single transponders for both toll and weigh station bypass. The 20 dedicated owner-operators that serve the fleet also use Bestpass transponders provided by SAV Express for a nominal weekly rental fee.

    Result
    With the purchasing power of Bestpass, SAV Express is realizing higher toll discounts. Administrative time savings are also being realized by using a single transponder for toll and weigh station bypass, consolidated billing, and account management tools that make data on toll use and locations by truck readily available.

    "The administrative benefits we realize by using Bestpass are unmatched. Data on tolls by truck is readily available to us, and if we do have any toll station or transponder issues an account manager who is available 24/7 handles them quickly and efficiently. We would recommend Bestpass to anyone. This service is well worth it for any carrier."

    Dana Achartz, Safety Compliance Manager, SAV Express

    100

      Trucks

    185

      Trailers

     

Coverage Map


Alabama

BestPass is coming soon to this region

Alaska

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Arizona

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Arkansas

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

California

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA)

Colorado

Maximum Discount

20%

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

Colorado E-470

Connecticut

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

NORPASS

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Delaware

Maximum Discount

10%

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

Delaware DOT, Delaware River Joint Bridge Commission, Delaware River Port Authority of PA & NJ

Florida

Maximum Discount

20%

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

Florida's Turnpike Enterprise

Georgia

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Idaho

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Illinois

Maximum Discount

35%

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

Illinois State Toll Highway Authority

Indiana

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

EZPass Indiana Toll Road Concession Company (ITRCC)

Iowa

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Kansas

Maximum Discount

5%

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

Kansas Turnpike Authority

Kentucky

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

RiverLink

Louisiana

BestPass is coming soon to this region

Maine

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

N/A

Participating Toll Authorities

EZPass Maine Turnpike Authority

Maryland

Maximum Discount

20%

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

EZPass Maryland Turnpike Authority (mdTA)

Massachusetts

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

N/A

Participating Toll Authorities

EZPass Massachusetts Turnpike Authority (MassPike)

Michigan

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

N/A

Participating Toll Authorities

Ambassador Bridge

Minnesota

BestPass is coming soon to this region

Mississippi

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Missouri

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Montana

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Nebraska

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Nevada

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

N/A

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

New Hampshire

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

N/A

Participating Toll Authorities

EZPass New Hampshire DOT

New Jersey

Maximum Discount

18.5%

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

N/A

Participating Toll Authorities

EZPass New Jersey Turnpike Authority, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, Burlington County Bridge Commmission, EZPass Atlantic City Expressway, EZPass Garden State Parkway

New Mexico

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

New York

Maximum Discount

37%

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

EZPass New York State Thruway Authority, Buffalo & Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority, New York State Bridge Authority, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Bridge, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

North Carolina

Maximum Discount

35%

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

N/A

Participating Toll Authorities

EZPass North Carolina Turnpike Authority

North Dakota

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

N/A

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Ohio

Maximum Discount

20%

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

Ohio Turnpike Commission

Oklahoma

Maximum Discount

5%

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

Oregon

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Pennsylvania

Maximum Discount

23%

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

N/A

Participating Toll Authorities

EZPass Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC)

Rhode Island

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

N/A

Participating Toll Authorities

Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority

South Carolina

BestPass is coming soon to this region

South Dakota

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Tennessee

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Texas

Maximum Discount

33%

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

Texas DOT, Harris County Toll Road Authority, North Texas Tollway Authority

Utah

BestPass is coming soon to this region

Vermont

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Participating Toll Authorities

Virginia

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

EZPass Virginia DOT

Washington

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

Washington State DOT

West Virginia

Maximum Discount

13%

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

West Virginia Turnpike, West Virginia Parkway Authority

Wisconsin

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Wyoming

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

Yes

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Alberta

BestPass is coming soon to this region

British Columbia

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

NORPASS

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Manitoba

BestPass is coming soon to this region

New Brunswick

BestPass is coming soon to this region

Newfoundland and Labrador

BestPass is coming soon to this region

Northwest Territories

BestPass is coming soon to this region

Nova Scotia

BestPass is coming soon to this region

Nunavut

BestPass is coming soon to this region

Ontario

BestPass is coming soon to this region

Prince Edward Island

BestPass is coming soon to this region

Quebec

Maximum Discount

Weigh Station Bypass Coverage

NORPASS

Participating Toll Authorities

N/A

Saskatchewan

BestPass is coming soon to this region

Yukon

BestPass is coming soon to this region

FAQs


What is your coverage area?

The Bestpass service area consists of coverage broken into zones covered by the Bestpass Core Transponder and the Bestpass Horizon Transponder. With our flexible and customized coverage, no matter where you're going, Bestpass is where you go.

The Bestpass Core Transponder, compatible with Zone 1, covers the entire E-ZPass service network, which covers 26 agencies located in 15 states.

The Horizon Transponder, compatible with Zone 2, is currently compatible with the Kansas Turnpike, all toll roads in Florida that accept SunPass, all toll roads in Texas, and all Oklahoma toll roads.

Zone 3 does not require a transponder at this time. Zone 3 includes Washington State Good to Go! facilities, the California Bay Area Tolling Authority bridges, and the Colorado ExpressToll roads.

The Bestpass service is also compatible all weigh station bypass service providers.

What discounts do you offer on toll?

Bestpass works with tolling authorities across the country to provide our truckers with the best discounts available.

With Bestpass' enhanced discounts, you receive the same discount whether you have one truck, or one thousand trucks. We analyze your travel and toll patterns and ensure you are getting the best discount possible. With Bestpass, you will be able to get discounts that you would not have been able to get on your own, because of our volume savings, as well as receive those discounts on top of what you already qualify for. What's not to love?

How do you differ from my current E-ZPass account?

Bestpass offers services that save time and money on the road, while simplifying back office activities. Bestpass works with tolling authorities across the country to provide our truckers with the best discounts available. Our flexible solution enables coast-to-coast coverage and combines weigh station bypass, in one device and one invoice. On top of that, our single Customer Support Team is available to assist you every step of the way. No matter where you're going, Bestpass is where you go.

Why is Bestpass offering an additional transponder to expand its toll coverage?

Tolling authorities across the U.S. use different electronic tolling technologies. For example, the Bestpass Core Transponders are only compatible with the electronic tolling technology used by the states that are part of the E-ZPass group. A single transponder could be manufactured to incorporate all existing electronic tolling technologies into one device, but the result would be costly to consumers, not to mention each toll agency would have to agree to read the transponder with their systems. At this time, no such agreements have been made.

We understand the desire to have one transponder, but we believe our customers are better served by our more flexible, less expensive method. Our two-transponder solution allows our customers to customize our service to meet their needs, while providing coast-to-coast coverage. Our Core and Horizon transponders combined bring 41 tolling authorities in 20 states (with those numbers quickly growing), together into one service, with one invoice, and one Customer Support Team. For those that drive coast-to-coast and want to take advantage of the Core and Horizon services, we offer a protective case that effectively turns our two-transponder solution into one device that can easily be moved from truck to truck.

Can I see my toll usage in real time?

It typically takes tolling authorities 24-72 hours to post toll(s); as soon as they provide us with the toll data, we post it to your account.

What if I change lessors or go out on my own - can I use the same transponder?

As long as the transponder is registered to you, the individual, it can follow you if you decide to venture out on your own or change companies.

Can I sort tolls by truck?

Yes, you can sort your monthly statement by date, transponder, or vehicle. Please call 1-888-410-9696 and speak to a customer service representative if you need assistance.

Who do I call if I have an issue with a specific tolling authority?

Give Bestpass Customer Support a call at 1-888-410-9696. We are more than happy to resolve your issue with a tolling authority on your behalf. It's what we do.

I don't travel the Northeast, so I would not benefit from the majority of your extra volume savings. Is it beneficial for me to come aboard?

As an owner operator, you drive truck for a living. You work hard every day to navigate a world built for four-wheelers: narrow roads, limited parking, and the list goes on and on. You have plenty to do - let Bestpass do the work so that you can keep your eyes and mind on the road.

Bestpass offers a flexible solution that enables coast-to-coast coverage and combines weigh station bypass, all in one device and one invoice. We handle any issues you may have with a specific tolling authority and save you hours of back office time. Our goal is to save you as much time and money as possible and our Customer Service Center is available to assist you every step of the way.

No matter where you're going, Bestpass is where you go. Give us a call and we will determine the best solution that fits your needs.

Can I swap transponders to different trucks?

Transponders can be swapped between vehicles, however if you swap a transponder, it is important to reach out to Bestpass, as well as any weigh station bypass provider you manage, and advise them of the update.

How do I get started?

Getting started with Bestpass is easy, and our flexible solution can be customized to meet your specific needs. To start the process, contact our Sales team at 1-888-410-9696, Option 2.

What happens next?

We will dicuss your unique business needs to figure out which transponder(s) will be the best fit for your fleet. Our knowledgeable staff can assist you and will make recommendations when possible. We also help you choose which transponder mount is most appropriate and provide you with instructions on how to install it. If you want to take advantage of our weigh station bypass services, let us know and we will get you set up.

After all of your choices are made, we prepare your shipment. We are able to ship wherever it is most convenient for you! Let us know an address and and we will get the shipment to you as fast as you would like.

You can login to manage your Bestpass account at any time, by visiting www.my.bestpass.com. If you ever have any questions or need anything at all, give our Customer Service team a call at 1-888-410-9696.

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