TITLE

Peter Scott FCIT FILT

AUTHOR(S)
Brace, Gordon
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Logistics & Transport Focus;Nov2001, Vol. 3 Issue 9, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Obituary
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the career of Peter Scott. fellow of the Institute of Logistics and Transport, who died on September 16, 2001. He devdeloped the post-war generation of fire appliances while at the Dennis Brothers company, and was responsible for the introduction of automatic drive, long before its more general use on commercial vehicles. In 1971, he joined the Watney Mann Ltd. as group chief transport engineer, a position he maintained after the acquisition of the group by the Grand Metropolitan plc, becoming director of transport for the whole brewing division. Between 1971 and 1974 he was in large part responsible for reducing the cost of distribution from 17 pence in each sales pound to eight pence. He became the director of the Burnam Associates management consultants, in 1985 and assited its development into a logistics consultancy.
ACCESSION #
11940599

 

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