She graduated from Izmir Ataturk High School in 2001. She received her B.A. degree in Business Administration from Dokuz Eylul University in 2005, and started to work for Izmir University of Economics as a research assistant the same year. After receiving Master of Logistics Management degree from Izmir University of Economics in 2007, she started her PhD in the Department of Business Administration, in a major field of logistics at the same institution. She has taken scholarship for her masters and doctoral studies. During her PhD studies, she was a visiting scholar at Cranfield University (UK), School of Management- Supply Chain Research Centre in 2008. Since 2009, she worked as an instructor in the department of Logistics Management, teaching mainly supply chain management (retail track), principles of logistics and strategic logistics management. As part of post-doctoral research, she was at University of Bremen (Germany) logistics management department in 2014 and 2015. Currently, she is working as an Associate Professor at the department. Her research is focused on supply chain management, retail logistics and retail marketing.