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  • Journal Articles (Peer-Reviewed)

  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2016): Freight Transport Deceleration: Its Possible Contribution to the Decarbonisation of Logistics, Transport Reviews: 1-19.
  • van Loon, Patricia, Lieven Deketele, Joost Dewaele, Alan C. McKinnon and Christine Rutherford (2016): A comparative analysis of carbon emissions from online retailing of fast moving consumer goods, Journal of Cleaner Production, 106: 478-486.
  • Acciaro, Michele and Alan C. McKinnon (2015): Carbon emissions from container shipping: An analysis of new empirical evidence, International Journal of Transport Economics, 42 (2): 211-228.
  • van Loon, Patricia, Alan C. McKinnon, Lieven Deketele and Joost Dewaele (2014): The Growth of Online Retailing: a Review of its Carbon Impacts, Carbon Management, 5 (3).
  • Figueroa, Maria, Oliver Lah, Lewis M. Fulton, Alan C. McKinnon and Geetam Tiwari (2014): Energy for Transport, Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 39: 295-325.
  • Evangelista, Pietro, Alan C. McKinnon and Edward Sweeney (2013): Technology adoption in small and medium-sized logistics providers, Industrial Management & Data Systems, 113 (7): 967-989.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2013): Starry-eyed: journal rankings and the future of logistics research, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 43 (1): 6-17.
  • Piecyk, Maja I. and Alan C. McKinnon (2013): Application of the Delphi method to the forecasting of long-term trends in road freight, logistics and related CO2 emissions, International Journal of Transport Economics, 15 (2): 241-266.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2013): The possible influence of the shipper on carbon emissions from deep-sea container supply chains: An empirical analysis, Maritime Economics & Logistics, 16 (1): 1-19.
  • Liimatainen, Heikki, Pekka Stenholm, Petri Tapio and Alan C. McKinnon (2012): Energy efficiency practices among road freight hauliers, Energy Policy Special Section: Past and Prospective Energy Transitions - Insights from History, 50: 833-842.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and Maja I. Piecyk (2012): Setting targets for reducing carbon emissions from logistics: current practice and guiding principles, Carbon Management, 3 (6): 629-639.
  • Xing, Yuan, David B. Grant, Alan C. McKinnon and John Fernie (2011): The interface between retailers and logistics service providers in the online market, European Journal of Marketing, 45 (3): 334-357.
  • Edwards, Julia B., Alan C. McKinnon and Sharon L. Cullinane (2011): Comparative carbon auditing of conventional and online retail supply chains: a review of methodological issues, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 16 (1): 57-63.
  • Edwards, Julia B., Alan C. McKinnon, Tom Cherrett, Fraser McLeod and Liying Song (2010): Carbon Dioxide Benefits of Using Collection-Delivery Points for Failed Home Deliveries in the United Kingdom, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2191 (1): 136-143.
  • Edwards, Julia B., Alan C. McKinnon and Sharon L. Cullinane (2010): Comparative analysis of the carbon footprints of conventional and online retailing: A “last mile” perspective, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 40 (1/2): 103-123.
  • Liu, Xiaohong, David B. Grant, Alan C. McKinnon and Yuanhua Feng (2010): An empirical examination of the contribution of capabilities to the competitiveness of logistics service providers: A perspective from China, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 40 (10): 847-866.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2010): Product-level carbon auditing of supply chains: Environmental imperative or wasteful distraction?, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 40 (1/2): 42-60.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2010): Green logistics: the carbon agenda, LogForum 6, 3, 1.
  • Liu, Xiaohong, Alan C. McKinnon, David B. Grant and Yuanhua Feng (2010): Sources of competitiveness for logistics service providers: a UK industry perspective, Logistics Research, 2 (1): 23-32.
  • Xing, Yuan, David B. Grant, Alan C. McKinnon and John Fernie (2010): Physical distribution service quality in online retailing, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 40 (5): 415-432.
  • Rodrigues, Vasco Sanchez, Maja I. Piecyk, Andrew Potter, Alan C. McKinnon, Mohamed Naim and Julia B. Edwards (2010): Assessing the application of focus groups as a method for collecting data in logistics, International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, 13 (1): 75-94.
  • Piecyk, Maja I. and Alan C. McKinnon (2010): Forecasting the carbon footprint of road freight transport in 2020, International Journal of Production Economics, 128 (1): 31-42.
  • Fernie, John, Leigh Sparks and Alan C. McKinnon (2010): Retail logistics in the UK: past, present and future, International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, 38 (11/12): 894-914.
  • McKinnon, Alan C., Julia B. Edwards, Maja I. Piecyk and Andrew Palmer (2009): Traffic congestion, reliability and logistical performance: a multi-sectoral assessment, International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, 12 (5): 331-345.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2009): Benchmarking Road Freight Transport: review of a government-sponsored programme, Benchmarking: An International Journal, 16 (5): 640-656.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2009): The present and future land requirements of logistical activities, Land Use Policy, 26: S293-S301.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and Maja I. Piecyk (2009): Measurement of CO2 emissions from road freight transport: A review of UK experience, Energy Policy, 37 (10): 3733-3742.
  • McKinnon, Alan C., Danila Mendes and Marwan Nababteh (2007): In-store logistics: an analysis of on-shelf availability and stockout responses for three product groups, International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, 10 (3): 251-268.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2007): Increasing fuel prices and market distortion in a domestic road haulage market: the case of the UK, European Transport/Trasporti Europei, April (35): 5-26.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2007): Decoupling of road freight transport and economic growth trends in the UK: An exploratory analysis, Transport Reviews, 27 (1): 37-64.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2006): A review of European truck tolling schemes and assessment of their possible impact on logistics systems, International Journal of Logistics, 9 (3): 191-205.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2006): Government plans for lorry road-user charging in the UK: a critique and an alternative, Transport Policy, 13 (3): 204-216.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2006): Life without trucks: the impact of a temporary disruption of road freight transport on a national economy, Journal of Business Logistics, 27 (2): 227-250.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and Yongli Ge (2006): The potential for reducing empty running by trucks: a retrospective analysis, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 36 (5): 391-410.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2005): The economic and environmental benefits of increasing maximum truck weight: the British experience, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 10 (1): 77-95.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and Yongli Ge (2004): Use of a synchronised vehicle audit to determine opportunities for improving transport efficiency in a supply chain, International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, 7 (3): 219-238.
  • Fernie, John and Alan C. McKinnon (2003): The grocery supply chain in the UK: improving efficiency in the logistics network, The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, 13 (2): 161-174.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and Deepak Tallam (2003): Unattended delivery to the home: an assessment of the security implications, International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, 31 (1): 30-41.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1999): The effect of traffic congestion on the efficiency of logistical operations, International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, 2 (2): 111-128.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and Jim Campbell (1999): Measuring the Potential for Efficiency Improvements in the Food Supply Chain, Supply Chain Practice, 1 (4): 50-59.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1998): The abolition of quantitative controls on road freight transport: the end of an era?, Transport Logistics, 1 (3): 211-223.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1996): The empty running and return loading of road goods vehicles, Transport Logistics, 1 (1): 1-19.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and Allan Woodburn (1996): Logistical restructuring and road freight traffic growth, Transportation, 23 (2): 141-161.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1994): Channel Tunnel freight services between Scotland and continental Europe: an examination of the opportunities and constraints, Applied Geography, 14 (1): 68-86.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and Allan Woodburn (1994): The consolidation of retail deliveries: its effect on CO2 emissions, Transport Policy, 1 (2): 125-136.
  • McKinnon, Alan C., Iain Stirling and Justin Kirkhope (1993): Improving the fuel efficiency of road freight operations, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 23 (9): 3-11.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and Allan Woodburn (1993): A logistical perspective on the growth of lorry traffic, Traffic Engineering & Control, 34 (10).
  • Graham, Ian, Fiona O'Doherty, Alan C. McKinnon and Lynne Baxter (1992): Hypergame analysis of the stability of relationships between computerbased logistics systems, International Journal of Production Economics, 26 (1-3): 303-310.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1992): Manufacturing in a Peripheral Location: An assessment of the logistical penalties, The International Journal of Logistics Management, 3 (2): 31-48.
  • Fernie, John and Alan C. McKinnon (1991): The impact of changes in retail distribution on a peripheral region: the case of Scotland, International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, 19 (7): 25-32.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1991): Regional Variations in Manufacturing Inventory Levels, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 21 (6): 4-14.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1990): Electronic data interchange in the retail supply chain: the distribution contractor's role, International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, 18 (2): 39-42.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1989): The Growth of Road Freight in the UK, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 19 (4): 3-13.
  • Marshall, J. Neill, Peter Wood, Peter Daniels and Alan C. McKinnon (1987): Producer Services and Uneven Development, Area, 19 (1): 35-41.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1986): Distributing imported goods to British customers, International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, 14 (5): 86-91.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1986): Multiple Retailers' Distribution Strategies: Effects on Patterns of Land Use and Traffic Flow, The Planner, 72 (7): 16-20.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1986): The Physical Distribution Strategies of Multiple Retailers, Retail and Distribution Management, 14 (5): 49-63.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1985): The Distribution Systems of Supermarket Chains by Alan C. McKinnon, The Service Industries Journal, 5 (2): 226-238.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1984): Demonstrating the use of spatial optimising techniques by means of a freight distribution game, Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 8 (2): 151-157.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1983): The development of warehousing in England, Geoforum, 14 (4): 389-399.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1982): Distribution by rail in the United Kingdom, Geography, 67 (1): 51-54.
  • Books

  • McKinnon, Alan C., Michael Browne and Anthony Whiteing (eds.) (2015): Green Logistics: Improving the Environmental Sustainability of Logistics, Kogan Page.
  • McKinnon, Alan C., Michael Browne and Anthony Whiteing (eds.) (2012): Green Logistics: Improving the Environmental Sustainability of Logistics, Kogan Page.
  • Evangelista, Pietro, Alan C. McKinnon, Edward Sweeney and Emilio Esposito (eds.) (2012): Supply chain innovation for competing in highly dynamic markets: Challenges and solutions, Business Science Reference: Hershey.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (ed.) (2010): Green logistics: Improving the environmental sustainability of logistics, Kogan Page: London.
  • McKinnon, Alan C., Kenneth Button and Peter Nijkamp (eds.) (2002): Transport logistics, Elgar: Cheltenham.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (ed.) (1989): Institute of Logistics and Distribution Yearbook 1989, Kogan Page: London.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1989): Physical distribution systems, Routledge: London.
  • Conference Proceedings

  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2003): Influenceing Company Logistics Management, in: European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ed.): Managing the fundamental drivers of transport demand: Proceedings of the international seminar, OECD: Paris, 60-74.
  • Book Chapters

  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2012): Improving the Sustainability of Road Freight Transport by Relaxing Truck Size and Weight Restrictions, in: (ed.): Supply chain innovation for competing in highly dynamic markets: Challenges and solutions, Business Science Reference: Hershey, 185-198.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2012): Reducing Energy Consumption and Emissions in the Logistics Sector, in: Inderwildi, Oliver Richard and David King (ed.): Energy, transport, and the environment: Addressing the sustainable mobility paradigm, Springer: London, 521-537.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and Robert Woolford (2011): The Role of the Shipper in Decarbonising Maritime Supply Chains, in: Notteboom, Theo (ed.): Current issues in shipping, ports and logistics, UPA University Press: Antwerp, 11-24.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2010): Environmental sustainability: a new priority for logistics managers, in: (ed.): Green logistics: Improving the environmental sustainability of logistics, Reprinted ed., Kogan Page: London, 3-30.
  • Fisher, J. Devens, Alan C. McKinnon and Andrew Palmer (2010): Reducing the External Costs of Food Distribution in the UK, in: Mena, Carlos and Graham Stevens (ed.): Delivering performance in food supply chains, CRC Press: Boca Raton, 459-477.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2010): Increasing fuel efficiency in the road freight sector, in: (ed.): Green logistics: Improving the environmental sustainability of logistics, Reprinted ed., Kogan Page: London, 229-241.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2010): Optimizing the road freight transport system, in: Waters, C. Donald J. (ed.): Global logistics: New directions in supply chain management, 6. ed., Kogan Page: London, 284-304.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2010): The role of government in promoting green logistics, in: (ed.): Green logistics: Improving the environmental sustainability of logistics, Reprinted ed., Kogan Page: London, 341-360.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and Julia B. Edwards (2010): Opportunities for improving vehicle utilization, in: (ed.): Green logistics: Improving the environmental sustainability of logistics, Reprinted ed., Kogan Page: London, 195-214.
  • McKinnon, Alan C., Maja I. Piecyk and Julian Allen (2010): Evaluating and internalizing the environmental costs of logistics, in: (ed.): Green logistics: Improving the environmental sustainability of logistics, Reprinted ed., Kogan Page: London, 68-98.
  • McKinnon, Alan C., Allan Woodburn and Julian Allen (2010): Development of greener vehicles, aircraft and ships, in: (ed.): Green logistics: Improving the environmental sustainability of logistics, Reprinted ed., Kogan Page: London, 140-166.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and John Fernie (2009): The Development of E-tail Logistics, in: (ed.): Logistics & retail management: Emerging issues and new challenges in the retail supply chain, 3. ed., Kogan Page: London, 207-232.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and John Fernie (2009): The greening of retail logistics, in: (ed.): Logistics & retail management: Emerging issues and new challenges in the retail supply chain, 3. ed., Kogan Page: London, 253-273.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and Jacques Leonardi (2009): The Collection of Long-Distance Road Freight Data in Europe, in: Bonnel, Patrick, Martin Lee-Gosselin and Johanna Zmud (ed.): Transport survey methods: Keeping up with a changing world, 1. ed., Emerald: Bingley, 295-310.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and Maja I. Piecyk (2009): Logistics 2050: Moving Goods by Road in a Very Low Carbon World, in: (ed.): Supply chain management and logistics in a volatile global environment, Blackhall Pub.: Dublin.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2004): Third Party Logistics in the Suplly Chain, in: Weightman, Paul W. H. (ed.): Food Supply Chain Management, Wiley.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2003): Logistics and the Environment, in: Hensher, David A. (ed.): Handbook of transport and the environment, Pergamon: Amsterdam, 665-686.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2003): Outsourcing the logistics function, in: Waters, C. Donald J. (ed.): Global logistics and distribution planning, 4. ed., Kogan Page: London, 212-232.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. and John Fernie (2003): Online Shopping: The logistics issues, in: Freathy, Paul (ed.): The retailing book: Principles and applications, Prentice Hall: Harlow, 273-285.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2003): Sustainable Freight Distribution, in: Hine, Julian and John Preston (ed.): Integrated futures and transport choices: UK transport policy beyond the 1998 white paper and transport acts, Ashgate: Aldershot, 132-153.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2003): Other Factors Affecting Competition in the European Road Haulage Market, in: European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ed.): Reforming transport taxes, OECD Publications: Paris, 147-196.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (2001): Integrated Logistics Strategies, in: Brewer, Ann and David A. Hensher (ed.): Handbook of logistics and supply-chain management, 1. ed., Pergamon: Amsterdam, 157-170.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1999): International Logistics, in: Tayeb, Monir H. (ed.): International Business: Theories, policies and practices, Financial Times Management: London, 397-486.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1999): The Outsourcing of Logistical Activities, in: Waters, C. Donald J. (ed.): Global logistics and distribution planning: Strategies for management, 3. ed., Kogan Page: London, 215-234.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1998): Logistical Restructuring, Freight Traffic Growth and the Environment, in: Banister, David (ed.): Transport policy and the environment, E. & F. N. Spon: London, 97-113.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1997): Scottish Brewers: The Restructuring of a Depot System, in: Taylor, David H. (ed.): Global cases in logistics and supply chain management, International Thomson Business Press: London, 182-189.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1997): Logistics, Peripherality and Manufacturing Competitiveness, in: Fynes, Brian and Sean Ennis (ed.): Competing from the periphery: Core issues in international business, Dryden: London, 335-370.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1995): The distribution systems of supermarket chains, in: Akehurst, Gary and Nicholas Alexander (ed.): Retail structure, Frank Cass: London, 46-58.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1994): The Purchase of Logistical Services, in: Cooper, James (ed.): Logistics and distribution planning: Strategies for management, 2. ed., Kogan Page: London, 248-264.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1991): Logistics in the United Kindom, in: Dimitrov, Pavel (ed.): National Logistics Systems: CP-91-06, June 1991: Collaborative Paper, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis - IIASA, 37-72.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1990): The Advantages and Disadvantages of Centralised Distribution, in: (ed.): Retail distribution management: A strategic guide, Kogan Page, 75-89.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1989): Rail Freight Facilities Grants: Past Trends and Future Prospects, in: (ed.): Institute of Logistics and Distribution Yearbook 1989, Kogan Page: London, 97-100.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1988): Physical Distribution, in: (ed.): Services and Uneven Development, Oxford University Press: Oxford, 133-160.
  • McKinnon, Alan C. (1988): Recent Trends in Warehouse Location, in: Cooper, James (ed.): Logistics and Distribution Planning, Kogan Page: London, 131-144.