ALAN McKINNON is Professor and Head of Logistics at Kühne Logistics University in Hamburg, Germany, and Emeritus Professor at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has been lecturing, researching, publishing and advising on logistics and transport for 35 years. He was the first chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Logistics and Supply Chain Council and has worked closely with other international organisations including the European Commission and OECD. In 2003 he was awarded the Sir Robert Lawrence prize, the highest distinction of the UK Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
Alan McKinnon contributed to the chapter Innovations in Global Logistics in Breakthrough: From Innovation to Impact.