Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

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 and Freight Movement, People Mobility, Planning in Transport, Operations and Supply Chain Management and Sustainability and 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.

Our vision
A transport, logistics, operations and supply chain profession recognised and celebrated for its quality, expertise and value.

Our purpose
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
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:

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 Many service leavers are able to use funding through their MOD elcas entitlements, however we are aware this isn’t the case for everyone or some veterans, so Aspire may be able to help.

The CILT Careers Foundation
Aspire is the charitable careers foundation within The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport UK which provides funded opportunities for education, training and development to UK and international applicants.

It helps people who have a desire to further their careers in transport and logistics, but who have difficulty funding their own development. By creating opportunities, our goal is to help them discover and develop their talents and fulfil their potential at any stage of the career.

Delivering Qualifications and CPD Courses
Across Logistics, Transport, Supply Chain and Ops Management. The CILT(UK) Learning Centre is designed for busy professionals, wanting to boost their career opportunities. Our globally-recognised qualifications not only develop knowledge and skills across a variety of professional areas, but provide access to CILT professional networks and other membership benefits.

Registered Office
Earlstrees Court, Earlstrees Road, Corby, Northants, NN17 4AX
Main Switchboard: 01536 740100

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