The SCTL Center is anchored in engineering and focused on business results. Our membership levels provide new capacity for the University of Washington to engage with firms in applied research projects at the forefront of goods delivery system management. The SCTL Center provides value to partners through membership in the Urban Freight Lab (UFL).

UFL members at take part in applied research projects to improve the operations of urban goods delivery systems and help identify priority problems for future research. We are a living laboratory comprised of:

  • Retailers;
  • Truck freight carriers and parcel companies;
  • Technology companies supporting transportation and logistics;
  • Multifamily residential and retail/commercial building developers and operators; and
  • The City of Seattle Department of Transportation.

How can I join?

For more information or to become a corporate member, contact UFL Director Barb Ivanov at