Laetitia Dablanc, an urban planner, is a Professor at the University Gustave Eiffel in Paris where she heads the Logistics City Chair. She leads the Young Initiative of the World Conference of Transport Research Society. She is a member of MetroFreight, an international network of research on urban freight sponsored by VREF. Her areas of research are freight transportation, freight and the environment, urban freight and logistics, freight policies, spatial issues related to logistics. She received a PhD in transportation planning from Ecole des Ponts-ParisTech, and a Master’s degree in city and regional planning from Cornell University. She was initially trained in policy analysis and economics at Science Po Paris. Dr. Dablanc has authored or co-authored numerous publications on freight transportation and urban logistics.