Owner Operators

Be a boss from the cab of your truck

Manage all your over-the-road payments in one mobile app. Find fuel discounts, book parking and pay lumpers with Relay’s digital solutions.

Solutions engineered for owner operators:
OTR payments

Manage your payments and expenses in the award-winning Relay app that enables you to do business while on the move.

Fuel discounts

Find the best diesel discounts along your route without having to juggle multiple fuel cards. No fees!


Easily find, book, pay and access truck parking when and where you need it with your phone.


Instant, digital payments and automated receipts get you off the dock quickly and back on the road.

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Trust Relay to keep you moving

Relay is accepted at
Merchants nationwide
We work with
midsize carriers and owner operators
Relay is used by
carriers and drivers

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Time is money

Operate efficiently to drive more revenue

Ever wish you could combine all your over-the-road payments in one, easy-to-access and easy-to-manage system? Now you can — from the palm of your hand.

Revenue is earned when your wheels are rolling
Don’t let payments slow you down
Diesel Discounts
Find the best price on route

Refuel along your route knowing you can still access the day’s best diesel discounts. Relay's GPS enabled fuel feature allows you to:

  • Access daily fuel discounts along your route
  • Avoid transaction fees
  • Save big when fueling at truck stops within the Relay fuel merchant network
  • Eliminate the need to carry multiple fuel cards
  • Track and report on all your fuel expenses in real time 
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Lumper payments
Get reimbursed every time

Reduce detention time when paying lumpers and maximize your hours of service. Use RelayPay on your phone to:

  • Ditch paper-based payments such as cash and checks
  • Pay lumper fees quickly - no need to verify long money codes
  • Receive an instant, digital receipt for easy reimbursement
  • Eliminate late-night phone calls to your broker or carrier
  • Track and report on lumper expenses 



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Parking reservations
Find and secure parking

Take the guesswork and stress out of overnight parking by using the Relay app to:

  • Find available parking spaces
  • Secure and pay for overnight and monthly parking in advance
  • Access up-to-date parking data so you don’t waste time driving around in search of an available spot
  • Manage your digital receipts 
  • Track and record your expenses
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OTR payments
Take care of business on the go

You’ll never be left stranded on the road thanks to Relay’s secure payment network which allows you to:

  • Make fast, secure OTR payments
  • Manage your business from your phone
  • Receive instant, digital receipts that can easily be shared with other parties
  • Track payments and view past transactions
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Leverage the Relay Network to get the best deals

Payment choices to match your OTR needs

Relay provides payment flexibility to keep you moving. Get rewarded with faster payments and bigger discounts when making a purchase at merchants within the Relay network. Just use RelayPay — a secure digital code generated for you within the mobile app.

Why Owner Operators Choose Relay

Business on the move

Mobile-friendly tech means you can easily do business wherever you are.

Reduced dock delays

A cash-free solution that gets lumpers paid and you onto your next delivery.

Guaranteed reimbursements

Digital receipts saved to your phone to ensure you never miss a payment.

Around the clock support

24/7/365 friendly and helpful U.S.-based customer support.

Love that you have added fuel discounts. Big win for trucking to use your app for more things to save time and money.
Cas trucking, Google Play Store
Much faster. I don't have to write out a check or get out of my truck. Nice idea.
Lonne Searle, Google Play Store
It makes payments go faster. Quick and easy to use. It keeps a history of all your payments. You don’t have to wait as long. Hurry up and download it already. We all know you’re tired of waiting, I know I was.
Bigg Redd Dawgg, Apple App Store

Frequently Asked Questions

No, the Relay app is completely free for owner operators to use and does not charge any fees.

Download the Relay app on your phone, and select the Explore tab at the bottom of your screen.

Our GPS-enabled map will show you diesel prices and savings by location, or simply enter your route to find on-route diesel discounts along the way.

We keep it simple with just 3 easy steps:

  1. Visit the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and download the app
  2. Register in the app and set up your payment method for seamless & secure transactions
  3. Pay lumpers on the spot, find and pay for fuel, and find parking, all in one app.
Simply open the explore tab in the Relay app and the map will show you truck stops and other locations with parking in your current area. Find parking near you now.
  1. Download the Relay app and add your payment method
  2. Using the Relay map in the Explore tab, find and select your fuel location
  3. Click Pay for Fuel and verify your identity and location details to generate your secure fuel code
  4. Present your code to the cashier, or pay at the pump at participating locations.
  5. A receipt will be stored for you automatically and can be found in the History tab in the Relay app
  1. From the home tab in the app, select Pay Lumpers.
  2. Next, generate a secure payment code
  3. Present the code at the warehouse for processing
  4. A receipt will be created automatically and can be found in the History tab in the Relay app
No. Relay does not require a background or credit check to use our app, although we do require verification of funding methods as a way to mitigate fraud. Simply add a method of payment to your profile and you’re good to go!
Relay currently has more than 1,000 truck stops across the continental US. We partner with large truck stop chains and independent locations on fuel discounts and parking.