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Key to the Highway

Our Esso Commercial Cardlock network is accessed through our proprietary Key to the Highway card, designed to enhance the efficiency of your fuel management program. There are more than 80 sites conveniently located across Canada. Beyond your fuelling needs, some Esso Commercial Cardlocks offer additional services such as a convenience store, restaurant, showers, parking and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF).

The Key to the Highway program provides customers with a card complete with real-time controls and a sophisticated and customizable reporting platform, allowing you to control where and what is purchased across the entire network. Also, as a Key to the Highway customer, your network coverage expands to thousands of locations across the United States.

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Manage your fleet with real-time, web-based card controls

The Esso Key to the Highway program provides a variety of tools to help you manage your fleet more efficiently.

Our program will give your business peace of mind by allowing you to control spending with pre-set limits during a particular time period, on selected products, and for specific cardlock and truck stop locations. Best of all, you can adjust these controls by accessing the Esso Key to the Highway online portal, by contacting our Customer Service team at 1 (800) 264-9495, or by email at

Specifically, authorized personnel in your organization can:

  • Set-up and adjust fuel volume and transaction limits
  • Activate new cards, cancel or place cards on hold as needed
  • View an individual card’s history and recent transactions

Increase your back-office efficiency with advanced reporting features

The Esso Key to the Highway card program makes it simple to view your transaction history. The new web-based portal gives you instant access to exportable transaction reports and other advanced reporting features including:

  • Ability to create and save customizable reports
  • Scheduled reports sent directly to your inbox – daily, weekly, monthly