Calculate the true cost of a lane with toll fees incorporated into the overall route cost

What is PC*MILER|Tolls?

PC*MILER|Tolls calculates truck-specific toll costs based on a vehicle's weight, axle count, trailer count, transaction type (cash or discount program), and time of day travel in the U.S. and Canada. It is driven by the same technology and map dataset as ALK's industry-standard PC*MILER routing, mileage and mapping software. When generating routes, truck-specific toll costs are added into a route's overall calculation. Determine whether it's more cost-effective to take a toll route, or a non-toll route with a few additional miles, before routing a vehicle. Even small toll charges have a big impact on your bottom line!

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  • Determine the most cost-effective toll route or non-toll route, factoring in additional mileage over costs
  • Stay competitive and profitable with precise operating costs and freight bill calculations
  • Remove the guesswork from rating billing and driver reimbursement
  • Know the real costs of your lanes instead of estimating or averaging toll costs in your transportation planning or rate negotiations
  • Improve driver retention and recruiting with exact toll cost reimbursement
  • Access to toll data updates that provide the latest changes in nationwide toll costs
  • Nationwide U.S. and Canadian toll costs for heavy, medium-duty and light vehicles
  • Unique toll paths including range (ticket) and barrier (coin drop) data
  • Cash and discount program toll transactions
  • One-way tolling to keep operating costs accurate for each leg of the trip
  • Bridge and tunnel tolls that differ depending on the direction you approach the toll facility
  • International border crossing tolls
  • Added, removed and renamed toll plazas and toll roads
  • Discount toll program's toll rate increases/decreases or its removal/introduction
  • Toll plaza names reported per trip to help validate the accuracy of toll charges
  • Entry/Exit toll plaza names listed in reports to aid in the reconciliation of discount program toll charges
  • Toll data updates provide the latest changes in nationwide toll costs
  • Calculate toll costs* based on:
        ο vehicle weight – for less than 9,000 lbs and up to 132,000 lbs
        ο vehicle axle count – for 2-14 axles
        ο vehicle type – heavy, medium-duty and light vehicle
             (based on the selected Vehicle Dimensions)
        ο trailer count – single and multiple trailer
        ο transaction type – cash or discount program (such as the EZPass program)
        ο time of day travel – specify a current date and/or time of day, future date or past date
        ο currency – specify either USD or CAD, a convenient currency converter is also provided
  • Generate toll cost and mileage comparison reports by route for all routing types
  • Route results include precise toll plaza locations
  • Generate toll cost and mileage comparison reports by route for all routing types
  • Generate routes based on Practical or Shortest routing parameters then further classify a route with Toll Discouraged, National Network, 53'/102" Trailer or Twins, or Hazardous Materials* routing options
  • Seamlessly Interface PC*MILER* routes, mileage and maps with third-party and custom systems
*Applicable licenses required.
  • PC with a minimum 1.5-2 GHz processor
  • Windows® 7,8 and 10 running in a 32-bit compatibility mode for the Interactive GUI (PC*MILER Connect, Mapping, BatchPro and Spreadsheets programs will run on 64-bit processors)
  • Citrix and TCP/IP functionality for use with other platforms
  • Windows Server® (Windows Server 2012, Terminal Servers, and Server 2008 including Server 2008 R2 running in 32-bit compatibility mode for the Interactive GUI and on 64-bit processors for PC*MILER Connect, Mapping, BatchPro, and Spreadsheets)
  • 512 MB RAM minimum, 1 GB strongly recommended for standard desktop users. For Citrix and Terminal Server, 200 MB RAM for PC*MILER|Connect and PC*MILER|Spreadsheets for each user
  • An additional 50 MB hard disk space
  • 2.6 GB Hard Disk Space for full install (including all available Add-ons except PC*MILER|Energy and all Connectivity products)
  • Color Quality Settings Supported: 16-bit and 32-bit (8-bit and 24-bit not supported)
  • Minimum Screen Resolution of 800x600
  • Internet Connection for License Activation and access to select features such as Satellite imagery, real-time Traffic data on the RouteMap, and updated fuel prices