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World leadership in SCTL research and education to serve the powerful nexus of industry, transportation infrastructure, and policy makers

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SCTL Executive Forum

SCTL Executive Forum

Join leading researchers and colleagues in focused conversation on
strategies to stay ahead of the game in addressing contemporary 
industry challenges

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Stephan Olsen, Director of Product Planning at Kenworth, presenting on autonomous freight vehicles. Photo by Anna Bovbjerg.
The Goods Blog

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The Goods Blog

The Goods Blog

Want "The Goods" on our urban delivery projects? 
Check out the SCTL Center's blog

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RESEARCH ACROSS BOUNDARIES

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RESEARCH ACROSS BOUNDARIES

RESEARCH ACROSS BOUNDARIES

Transformative research in urban goods delivery, sustainability, logistic hubs and ports, and freight systems management

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Photo by Anna Bovbjerg: SCTL Center Research Asst., student MSc(Eng.), University of Washington
SCTL Master's Degree

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SCTL Master's Degree

SCTL Master's Degree

Working professionals learn from top UW faculty
and industry experts in this highly-interactive
online Master of Supply Chain Transportation
and Logistics program

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SCTL Membership

SCTL Membership

Engage with the SCTL Center in applied research at the forefront of goods delivery systems

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The SCTL Center is a world leader in supply chain, transportation and logistics research and education serving the powerful nexus of industry, transportation infrastructure agencies, and policy makers. The Center integrates in-depth consultation with industry and the public sector, transformative research, and executive education.
Solving the ‘Final 50 Feet’ Delivery Challenge
Researchers are joining major retailers, logistics firms, city transportation offices and others in the freight industry to reconsider last-mile delivery systems, even reviewing the way they get packages the “final 50 feet” in congested urban downtowns. Delivery giant UPS Inc., which ranks No. 1 on Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-...
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Crowded streets: Cities face a surge in online deliveries
In the US, where the car has been king and the revival of dense city centres is relatively recent, discussions about how to handle the glut of online shipments were somewhat slower to start. But they're happening now. "They've been forced to think more about it in cities because that's where we see the coming together of these pressures in a real...
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The Freight of the West
In the December 2017 issue of Thinking Cities magazine, "Serving the Thinking City," SCTL's Anne Goodchild, Barbara Ivanov, Jose Machado, Gabriela Giron and Haena Kim describe the Urban Freight Lab as the place for companies and public agencies to work together to develop and pilot test low-cost, promising solutions to deliver goods while maintaining livability and economic vitality.
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SCTL Graduate Student Jose Machado wins the 2017 Concord Engineering Scholarship
Congratulations to SCTL Ph.D. student Jose Machado on receiving the 2017 Concord Engineering - Jason Holdridge Term Graduate Student Support scholarship! Jose and other College of Engineering scholarship recipients were recognized at the 2017 Scholar-Donor Recognition Luncheon on November 14, 2017.
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