In the Media

The Last Mile is now The Last 50 feet

DC Velocity
June 29, 2018

Barb Ivanov, the director of the Urban Freight Lab at the Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Center of the University of Washington, discusses solving freight system problems and ways the public- and private-sector overlap.

Norwegian-American student partnership aims to improve maritime transport

Can Norway's roads be improved? Photo Credit: Nova Sea
June 13, 2018

How fast can Norway get its salmon out into the world market? Top students from Norway and America are on the case

Teaching Logistics Excellence

Inbound Logistics
June 13, 2018

Inbound Logistics recently caught up Bill Keough to find out how the University of Washington is addressing the talent gap in the supply chain/logistics sector.

Parcel Lockers Help Reduce Failed Deliveries & Delivery Truck Parking Time by 78% in Seattle

The growth of e-commerce shipments
Parcel Pending
June 8, 2018

New Urban Freight Lab study shines spotlight on some unique benefits of parcel lockers.

Delivering Sustainable Urban Logistics

UPS electrically assisted bicycle
UPS loads the day’s packages in a centrally located container, then delivers them around Hamburg by foot or electrically assisted bicycle.
Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)
May 24, 2018

Due to heavy traffic, cities are on the front line of climate change. Purpose-driven collaborations such as UPS's partnership with the Urban Freight Lab offer sustainable means of commerce and transportation.