Prof. Alan McKinnon Professor of Logistics, Logistics Research Centre, Heriot-Watt University, UK

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Alan McKinnon is Professor of Logistics and Director of the Logistics Research Centre at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. A graduate of the universities of Aberdeen, British Columbia and London, he has been researching and teaching in freight transport and logistics for thirty years and has published extensively in journals and books.... read moreAlan has undertaken research and consultancy studies for numerous public and private sector organisations in the UK and overseas and been an adviser to several UK government departments, UK parliamentary committees, the European Commission, the International Transport Forum, International Energy Agency and OECD. He is also a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Future of Transportation. In 2003 he received the Sir Robert Lawrence Award, the highest distinction of the UK Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport for making a 'major contribution to transport and logistics over a sustained period'.