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World leadership in SCTL research and education to serve the powerful nexus of industry, transportation infrastructure, and policy makers

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SCTL Executive Forum

Join leading researchers and colleagues in focused conversation on
strategies to stay ahead of the game in addressing contemporary 
industry challenges

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Stephan Olsen, Director of Product Planning at Kenworth, presenting on autonomous freight vehicles. Photo by Anna Bovbjerg.
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The Goods Blog

Want "The Goods" on our urban delivery projects? 
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RESEARCH ACROSS BOUNDARIES

Transformative research in urban goods delivery, sustainability, logistic hubs and ports, and freight systems management

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SCTL Master's Degree

Working professionals learn from top UW faculty
and industry experts in this highly-interactive
online Master of Supply Chain Transportation
and Logistics program

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SCTL Membership

Engage with the SCTL Center in applied research at the forefront of goods delivery systems

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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.
Online Grocery Shopping Could Be Environmentally-Friendly
Grocery delivery services are growing in the United States. The retail trade group the Food Marketing Institute estimates that in eight years, 20 percent of grocery shopping will be done online. Though it may be convenient, some grocery delivery services are more environmentally-friendly than others. SCTL Center Director Anne Goodchild comments on the ways online grocery delivery services can be more efficient and eco-friendly, including the ability to cut emissions by 20-75 percent compared to individual shopping trips.
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Woman loading grocery bags into trunk of car.
SCTL Center COO Barb Ivanov Speaks at CityLab Paris
SCTL COO Barb Ivanov joined mayors, journalists, policy and business leaders from across the globe at CityLab Paris earlier this week. She spoke on the importance of collaborative private and public partnerships in addressing mutual city concerns, such as urban congestion, economic growth, environmental sustainability and social equity, and participated in intimate roundtable discussions on how changes in cars and e-commerce are impacting cities.
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Anne Goodchild Speaks on Density and Delivery at Lake Arrowhead Symposium
Anne Goodchild presented on "Density and delivery: A look at where delivery services reduce VMT over passenger vehicle travel and where they do not" at UCLA's 27th Annual Arrowhead Symposium on Transportation with UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies, UCLA Institute for Transportation Studies,...
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Cities need sustainable goods delivery plans
When clicking the infamous e-commerce "buy" button, most people don’t think about what has to happen next. SCTL Center Director Anne Goodchild comments on the current state of freight in cities: "They have a transportation plan, a bike master plan, a transit master plan. But freight has not been something cities have been planning for."
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