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September 18, 2021
Outrider’s Robotic Yard Trucks Take On Dangerous, Dirty Jobs
Automated and electric vehicles are finding uses in agricultural and industrial spaces, where they can don’t have to encounter passengers or pedestrians. READ MORE
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August 25, 2021
Autonomous startup Outrider opens 200K-square-foot testing site in Colorado
The fast-growing startup outgrew its initial test facility in Golden, needing a larger industrial space to support its vision. READ MORE
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August 24, 2021
Outrider opens ‘industry’s first’ test site dedicated to distribution yard automation
This test facility is being used to validate Outrider’s autonomous capabilities, supporting the scaling of deployments at customer sites. READ MORE
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August 24, 2021
Trucking automation is here (but not as sexy as you think)
When it comes to automation, it's more creep than paradigm shift. READ MORE
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August 06, 2021
Truck Talk: Autonomous hitching edition
Automation extends beyond robot trucks on the highway. READ MORE
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July 30, 2021
Designing for Yard Automation
Enterprises looking to innovate for long-term competitive gain must embrace autonomous yard operations. READ MORE
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Press releases

August 24, 2021
Outrider opens first-in-industry test site dedicated to distribution yard automation
Outrider Advanced Testing Facility now operating in Brighton, Colorado. Outrider, the pioneer in autonomous yard operations for logistics hubs, today announced the opening ... READ MORE
July 27, 2021
Outrider delivers first-of-its-kind autonomous hitching technology
Reliable, consistent tractor-trailer hitching is critical for autonomous yard operations. Outrider, the pioneer in autonomous yard operations for logistics hubs, today announced it ... READ MORE
April 08, 2021
Outrider and Rite-Hite partner to accelerate the adoption of yard automation
Outrider to ensure seamless links between warehouses and over-the-road trucks. Outrider, the pioneer in autonomous yard operations for logistics hubs, today announced a ... READ MORE
October 28, 2020
Outrider raises $65 million in Series B financing round
Funding to accelerate deployment of autonomous yard operations. Outrider, the pioneer in autonomous yard operations for logistics hubs, today announced it closed $65 ... READ MORE
October 20, 2020
Outrider recognized by Gartner in the "Cool Vendors in Supply Chain Execution Technologies” report
Outrider automates distribution yard operations, enables resilient supply chain.   Outrider, the pioneer in autonomous yard operations for logistics hubs, today announced that it ... READ MORE
February 19, 2020
Outrider launches with $53M in funding to automate distribution yards
First company to bring automation outside the warehouse door Emerging from two years of stealth-mode operation, Outrider today announced it has raised $53 ... READ MORE

What we’re all about:

Company

Outrider helps enterprises improve the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of their yard operations through automation.

System

Outrider automates all aspects of yard operations using an integrated system of management software, autonomous vehicles, and site infrastructure.

Mission

By combining autonomy with electric yard trucks, Outrider helps drive the rapid adoption of sustainable freight transportation.

In US logistics yards each year:

10

billion

Tons of freight estimated to pass through yards

12

million

Days trucks spend in yards

>30

percent

Employee turnover rate

3.8

million

Metric tons of CO2 emitted by yard trucks

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PHOTOS

Designed to mimic enterprises’ distribution yards, the Outrider Advanced Testing Facility is the first of its kind dedicated to yard automation technologies. 

The Outrider System undergoes rigorous testing of autonomous trailer moves to and from parking spots and loading docks at the company’s test facility. 

Outrider’s autonomous hitching technology adapts in real-time to hitch to trailers of diverse heights, weights, and orientations.

Reliable, consistent tractor-trailer hitching is critical for autonomous yard operations.

Outrider yard automation moves trailers to and from loading docks and parking spots.

Multiple Outrider autonomous vehicles work in concert to perform the tasks in distribution center yards.

Outrider delivers a three-part integrated system for automating yard operations.

Outrider yard automation helps drive the adoption of sustainable freight transportation by using electric yard truck platforms.

Vision-based robotics connect and disconnect brake lines between yard trucks and trailers.

Outrider dispatches autonomous vehicles to execute yard operations.

Management software is integral to executing Outrider’s 3-part autonomous system.

The Outrider System keeps employees and over-the-road truck drivers out of harm’s way.

Outrider is exclusively focused on automating all aspects of yard operations.

VIDEOS

Outrider delivers first-of-its-kind autonomous hitching technology.

Outrider executes end-to-end autonomous yard operations.