Our Mission

No wasted hours in trucking

There are 2 billion hours wasted in the first and final mile of long-haul trucking every year. We're changing that.

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WITHOUT

1-2 hours - arrive early

3 hours - unload

3-6 hours - wait for next appointment

3 hours - load

Total: 10-24 hours

WITH

15-min drop and hook

Platform for autonomous trucks

We’re building the first ever network of autonomous vehicle transfer stations. Highway-only AVs hand off trailers to human drivers at Baton’s network of transfer hubs.

Our advisors

Craig Fuller
Advisor

CEO, FreightWaves

President (former), US Xpress

Alan Gershenhorn
Advisor

COO (former), UPS

Board Director, Worldwide

Express

Justin Hall
Advisor

COO (former), YRC Worldwide

Executive in Residence, 8VC

John Larkin
Advisor, Investor

Operating Partner, Claredon

Managing Director (former),

Stifel

Jake Medwell
Advisor, Investor

Founding partner, 8VC

Dave & Ryan Petersen
Advisors, Investors

Founders, Flexport

Andrew Smith
Advisor, Investor

CEO, Outrider

Jett McCandless
Advisor, Investor

CEO, Project44

Shoaib Makani
Advisor, Investor

CEO, KeepTrucking

Our team

Nate Robert
Cofounder

MIT (BS), Stanford (MS)

Bain & Company

BuildZoom

Andrew Berberick
Cofounder

Stanford (MS, BS)

Google, Accenture

Mindtribe

Jason Liu
Engineering

Waterloo (BCS)

BuildZoom

D.A.B Studio

Ryan Houlihan
Engineering

Stanford (MS)

Kinema Systems, Apple

NASA

Erik Malin
Head of Ops

Michigan State (BA)

VP Ops, Loadsmart

AFN, CarrierDirect

Boyang Niu
Engineering

UPenn (BS, MS)

Dropbox, Castle

BrightRoll

Ben Woodley
Ops

Notre Dame (BBA)

Uber Freight

Jordan Lim
Sales

UC Davis (BS)

FleetPanda

Andrea Pelczar
Ops

Villanova (BA)

JB Hunt

Uber Freight (Powerloop)

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