In the Media

Research group to launch delivery locker pilot in downtown Seattle

Freight Waves
June 5, 2019

Pepsi Beverages is the latest company to join the Urban Freight Lab, a public-private partnership working to streamline the delivery process.

Hitting the Locker Room

Inbound Logistics
June 3, 2019

"Rethinking how to use the load/unload space is now necessary," says Barbara Ivanov.

FedEx to deliver 7 days a week to satisfy online shoppers

FedEx truck
In this March 17, 2017, photo, a FedEx driver returns to his truck in downtown Pittsburgh. FedEx plans to deliver packages seven days a week starting next January 2020 as it tries to keep up with the continuing boom in online shopping.
Associated Press
May 31, 2019

Barbara Ivanov, director of an urban-freight lab at the University of Washington, said delivery companies won’t be able to add enough trucks during peak hours in congested cities, “it’s impossible to fit them in.”

Amazon has yet to reveal its climate footprint. Activists say it's massive

CBS News
May 24, 2019

"Delivery services can be better — they can put lots of stuff in one vehicle, do one delivery route, and hit lots of homes," Anne Goodchild said. 

Amazon offers to help employees start delivery business

Associated Press
May 21, 2019

Urban Freight Lab director Barbara Ivanov comments on Amazon's latest efforts to speed up package delivery.