Wednesday, October 6, 2010
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport is a worldwide organization with an established International pedigree. With over 33,000 members working in over 100 countries, the CILT spans the globe. It is an organisation that offers significant benefits to all its members, as well as a complete suite of educational courses internationally.
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK - CILT(UK) - is the pre-eminent independent professional body for individuals associated with logistics, supply chains and all transport throughout their careers.
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport is a uniquely established global professional body.
The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport is the leading professional body associated with logistics and transport. With over 33,000 members working in over 100 countries worldwide, CILT holds unparalleled professional international recognition.
Established in 1919 and receiving its Royal Charter in 1926, the Institute has an exciting history behind it, but is always adapting to stay consistent with current logistics and transport issues. The Institute's Patron is HRH Queen Elizabeth II.
The principal objective of the Institute is “To promote and encourage the art and science of logistics and transport”. The Institute achieves this objective through both its membership and its educational qualifications.
Membership provides a professional identity to those in the logistics and transport sector, as well as international recognition. The Institute’s professional qualifications educate not only those already in the sector, but also those wishing to enter into it.
The Institute is represented worldwide with National Councils, National Independent Sections and Institute Branches. Each territorial organisation is, in its own right, a seperate organisation representing the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in their territory. They all share the common cause of achieving the Institute’s primary objective.
As the focus for professional excellence and the development of the most modern techniques in logistics and transport, the Institute aims to encourage the adoption of policies that are both efficient and sustainable.
Mission - we aim:
- to facilitate the development of personal and professional excellence
- to encourage the development of leading-edge thinking and best practice in logistics, supply-chains and all transport
- to provide relevant and valued services to members and employers
Values – to provide:
- professional integrity and excellence
- quality support and service for members
- relevance and value for money
- breadth and quality of membership
In a world of instability and uncertainty, what is needed is a lifelong professional anchor, a source of career continuity that is totally separate from employment.
By joining the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport you will gain that anchor. You will gain access to a unique source of support, knowledge, and networking, to assist you to develop, and to succeed throughout your professional life. All members are actively encouraged to progress through four membership categories through a commitment to continuing professional development and lifelong learning.
Membership of the Institute brings a host of benefits to an individual including:-
• Designatory post-nominals of your grade
• International, instant recognition as a professional in logistics and transport
• International networking opportunities with other professionals in the Institute
• The chance to further your career with both our education programmes and Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
SAMPLE OF CERTIFICATION