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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Our Vision

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Our Vision

Welcome

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.
Getting a Better Picture through RidealongsGetting a Better Picture through Ridealongs
As researchers at the Urban Freight Lab, we immensely value learning first-hand about the challenges drivers/carriers/commercial carriers face every day in delivering and picking up goods and freight in urban areas, and how they cope with these challenges.
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Amazon's End GameAmazon's End Game
According to Anne Goodchild of the University of Washington, the last mile could represent half of the cost to distribute a product from its source.
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SCTL Launches New Scholarship ProgramSCTL Launches New Scholarship Program
The University of Washington’s top-ranked Master of Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics degree program has announced that it will award several scholarships to students (up to $20,000) beginning in Autumn Quarter 2020.
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Driverless delivery vehicles are now allowed on California streets Driverless delivery vehicles are now allowed on California streets
“There are strong incentives to test out autonomous vehicles where they don’t have that labor cost,” said Anne Goodchild, founding director of the Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Center at the University of Washington.
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