Join the Lab

Membership in the Urban Freight Lab is limited to 15 private and public sector members. The annual membership fee is $15,000 per company.

Benefits of membership: 

  • Influence the UFL’s annual research agenda.
  • Develop new data-based knowledge and insights about the effects of truck load/unload space strategies proposed for implementation in the City of Seattle, before they are broadly implemented.
  • Pilot test the most promising low-cost and high-value strategies in the city.
  • Gain from the UFL research team’s deep expertise in supply chain, transportation, and logistics, and process flow improvement methods to analyze current and explore desired performance alternatives in the Final 50 Feet research projects.

Interested in becoming a member? Contact UFL Director Barb Ivanov at

UW graduate and undergraduate students interested in joining a SCTL Center research project: Attend a Goods Movement Collaborative (GMC) meeting as the first step. GMC is composed of an interdisciplinary group of graduate students who are engaged in research in various aspects of transportation, ports, and the movement of goods. For more information contact Haena Kim.