Our Vision

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

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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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Master of Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics Degree

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Master of Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics Degree

Master of Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics Degree

Designed for working professionals, this hybrid online program blends engineering and business concepts so students graduate ready to lead in end-to-end management of global supply chains. 

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Urban Freight Lab: A Strategic Research Partnership

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Urban Freight Lab: A Strategic Research Partnership

Urban Freight Lab: A Strategic Research Partnership

An innovative public-private partnership bringing together industry, academic researchers, and city transportation agencies to design and test solutions around urban freight management.

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Delivering Results

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Delivering Results

Delivering Results

Getting packages in the hands of recipients while alleviating traffic congestion is the goal of a team of Urban Freight Lab researchers. Check out how they are making this a reality. 

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SCTL Awarded $1.5 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Energy

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SCTL Awarded $1.5 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Energy

SCTL Awarded $1.5 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Energy

Researchers will develop technology to inform freight carriers about parking availability—increasing curb productivity and reducing parking-seeking, congestion, and energy consumption.

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Driving Results: From the Classroom to the Bottomline

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Driving Results: From the Classroom to the Bottomline

Driving Results: From the Classroom to the Bottomline

“It is amazing — the one-to-one correlation between the courses in the Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics Master’s degree program and what I’ve been able to achieve in my work."

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New Research: Curbing Conflicts

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New Research: Curbing Conflicts

New Research: Curbing Conflicts

New Urban Freight Lab study shows promise for curbing ride-hail traffic.

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The Final 50 Feet Research Program

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The Final 50 Feet Research Program

The Final 50 Feet Research Program

In a product's shipping journey, the final 50 feet is the last leg—the most expensive, time-consuming part of the process and key to customer satisfaction. We're designing and testing improvements.

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Our Impact: Research Outcomes

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Our Impact: Research Outcomes

Our Impact: Research Outcomes

Solving problems at the powerful nexus of private sector operations and public transportation infrastructure.

 

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The Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics 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.
Urban Freight Lab Develops New Urban Goods Delivery ToolkitUrban Freight Lab Develops New Urban Goods Delivery Toolkit
The Urban Freight Lab has developed an Urban Goods Delivery Toolkit, designed as a one-stop-shop for cities and transportation researchers improve the Final 50 Feet segment functionality, reducing both load/unload parking space productivity and failed first delivery attempts.
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Movin'On Interview with Anne Goodchild of the Urban Freight LabMovin'On Interview with Anne Goodchild of the Urban Freight Lab
"I developed the group to solve urban freight transportation challenges because I saw a need for partnerships and real collaboration that, as a researcher, I couldn’t access before. I saw a lot of research going on that was quite disconnected from practice and cities. That — not engaging early enough with partners to realize what the real obstacles to those implementations were — looked to me like wasted energy.”
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A Twist of Fate: Spotlight on Ayan Hassan (MSCTL '16)A Twist of Fate: Spotlight on Ayan Hassan (MSCTL '16)
When she’s not managing new market expansion initiatives for Amazon, the University of Washington alumna volunteers with K–12 outreach programs, encouraging girls and all young people of color to see themselves as tomorrow’s engineers, doctors, scientists and computer programmers.
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Is Amazon drone delivery really all that environmentally friendly?Is Amazon drone delivery really all that environmentally friendly?
“Drones are remarkably energy efficient machines, particularly when compared to the current fleet of over-the-road trucks,” said Anne Goodchild, a professor at the University of Washington focusing on supply chain and logistics.
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A Prime Air drone