A Truckie's Dream: The Allan Scott Story : His Official Biography

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Wakefield Press, 2006 - Businesspeople - 148 pages
50 years ago Scott was a young man with a single truck and a dream to build a trucking empire. He became one of Australia's richest men, owning the Scott Group of Companies, and a major shareholder in KandS corporation. He believed in saying it the way he saw it, putting him at odds with prime ministers, premiers, and the occasional football coach.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Boy from Milang
3
A Town with Special Links
13
The Empire Begins
16
Scott Starts to Win Contracts
23
Business Starts to Expand
29
The Mobil Link
42
A Hard Worker
48
Media Empire Expands
82
Tall Poppy Syndrome
86
A Loyal South Australian
90
A Farming Bream Comes True
97
The Boss and His Friends
104
Bogs Cars and Trucks
113
A Love of Politics but Few Politicians
117
Scott the Humanitarian
125

The End of an Era
54
Growth and Acquisitions
59
Taking on Kain and Shelton
65
The KS Crisis
73
The Media Connection
78
Community Service
130
The Keen Sports Fan
134
Tributes from Top Politicians
144
Appendix
147
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