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The SCTL Center integrates in-depth consultation with industry and the public sector, transformative research, and education.

Research team at an Urban Freight Lab walkthrough. Photo by Urban Freight Lab.

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 overlap private and public spaces and control. The Center pilots and tests research concepts and designs in our Urban Freight Lab (UFL).

Launched in October 2016, the UFL is a living laboratory comprised of: retailers, urban truck freight carriers, technology companies supporting transportation and logistics, multifamily residential and retail/commercial building developers and operators, and the Seattle and Bellevue Departments of Transportation (SDOT and BDOT). Lab members act to improve the management of both public and private operations of urban goods delivery systems by engaging in strategic applied research and identifying priority problems for future research projects.

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Elizabeth Guzy
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Master's Degree in Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics

Master of Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics class of 2021.

Our interactive online Master's degree in Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics, jointly offered by the University of Washington's Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Professional & Continuing Education, 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 begins with an intensive week at the UW Seattle campus. Our students develop a deeper understanding of transportation and logistics as applied to complex supply chain issues in this engineering-focused program, and gain quantitative and analytical skills and make an impact on their current work and long-term career trajectory.

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