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In the news

October 29, 2020
Outrider raises $65 million as it looks to accelerate deployment of autonomous operations
Andrew Smith, Founder and CEO of Outrider, explains the problems in the supply chain that his company is helping solve. READ MORE
October 29, 2020
The Rise of the Warehouse Robot
Logistics Providers Invest in Robotics to Meet Rising E-Commerce Demand READ MORE
October 29, 2020
Outrider’s $65 Million Fundraise Signals Strong `Green Light’ For AV Trucking
Driverless trucks are an answer for the ever-worsening driver shortage plus the ever-increasing demands for freight movement. READ MORE
October 28, 2020
Outrider reins in $65 million to automate distribution yards
The freight industry is inching closer to electrification and autonomy, and much of the action is taking place in the distribution yard READ MORE
October 28, 2020
Outrider raises $65 million to bring its autonomous tech to distribution yards
Outrider, a startup bringing its autonomous tech to the nerve center of the supply chain, raises Series B led by KDT. READ MORE
October 28, 2020
Colorado’s Outrider Raises $65M Series B
The company focuses on making distribution yards–which face a number of issues–more efficient. READ MORE

Press releases

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:


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


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


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

In US logistics yards each year:



Tons of freight estimated to pass through yards



Days trucks spend in yards



Employee turnover rate



Metric tons of CO2 emitted by yard trucks

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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.


Outrider executes end-to-end autonomous yard operations.