What is the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK?
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) is the chartered body for professionals involved in the movement of goods and people and their associated supply chains.
We bring together the five distinct communities of Logistics & Freight Movement, People Mobility, Planning in Transport, Operations and Supply Chain Management and Sustainability & the Global Community and provide specialist activities and multi-sector engagement through their associated forums and policy groups.
First established in 1919, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK is a registered charity and part of the CILT international family with over 33,000 members in countries across the world.
A transport, logistics, operations and supply chain profession recognised and celebrated for its quality, expertise and value.
To promote, encourage and co-ordinate the study, planning and advancement of the science and art of transport, logistics and supply chain operations in all their branches, to extend, increase and disseminate knowledge and exchange ideas and information and to assist and further in all practicable ways the development and improvement of transport, logistics and supply chain operations in the higher interests of society.
In this purpose transport means the movement of goods and people by air, sea, road and rail inclusive of administration, management, planning and operations.
Our mission is to drive innovation, excellence and value-creation for individuals and organisations by:
- promoting the value of professionalism, innovation, learning and the sharing of knowledge and best practice;
- providing class-leading learning solutions, networking, thought leadership, qualifications and accreditation services;
- encouraging and supporting the professional development of all our members.
How we do this:
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK provides members with:
Connection: Networking and sharing of good practice and innovations with professionals from across multiple sectors and modes through regional and national events, our Young Professionals and special interest groups.
Professional voice: Representing and promoting the membership and profession through our publications and policy.
Professional Recognition: For members to be recognised as professionals by attaining and retaining membership, including chartered status.
Personal Development: Career advancement through Continuing Professional Development, education, qualifications, networking, mentoring and knowledge sharing.