About Us
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.


The Center is the go-to place to analyze and solve urban goods delivery, sustainability, logistic hubs and ports, and freight system performance management problems that overlay private and public spaces and control. The Center pilots and tests research concepts and designs in its Urban Freight Lab.
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Master's Degree in Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics

The SCTL Master’s program is an interactive online program that prepares working professionals to lead end-to-end management of transportation in global supply chains. It is anchored in engineering, focused on business results, and starts the year with an intensive week at the Seattle UW campus.
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Leadership Awards and Achievements

Center Director Dr. Anne Goodchild holds the Allan and Inger Osberg Endowed Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the UW. Dr. Goodchild chairs the National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board (TRB) Freight Group, and is the editor of the International Journal of Logistics and Transportation Research

She is also the academic director of the Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Master’s Program.


Center Chief Operating Officer Barb Ivanov received the Truitt-Felbinger Award in 2016 for making significant contributions to the field of transportation policy and administration from the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Section on Transportation Policy and Administration.




Meet a Master’s Degree Alumni: Lorin Seeks (MSCTL '15)

Lorin Seeks graduated from the Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Master’s Program in 2015 and joined Convoy, the logistics start-up known as the ‘Uber for last-mile goods delivery.’ After nine years leading logistics as a Captain in the U.S. Army Transportation Corps, he earned both a Masters from UW SCTL and a MBA at the Foster School of Business. The expertise gained at SCTL supported his work as the Senior Manager of Global Logistics at Starbucks, and launched him into his new role at Convoy.


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