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What is the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK?

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) in the chartered body for professionals involved in the movement of goods and people and their associated supply chains.  


Members of the Institute are involved in the management and design of infrastructure, systems, processes and information flows, and in the creation, management and continuous improvement of effective organisations. The work of our members adds value to people and society and directly impacts the environment, business profitability and economic growth.


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
To create an Institute that is essential to the members, inspires our audiences, and delivers experiences that are loved, for life. 

Our mission: 

Our mission is to add value to individual and corporate members by enhancing their knowledge, careers, and businesses by setting, supporting and delivering professional standards and education and by promoting Logistics, Transport, Operations and their associated supply chains to society as a whole. 


Our Values:
Confident: Having the confidence to lead, innovate and professionally challenge.

Inspirational: Deliver activities that stimulate innovation.

Learning: From study, research or experience continuously improve ourselves, our people and our professions.

Teamwork: Include all, promote diversity of thought, welcome challenge and work ethically to be exceptional.


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.



Registered Office:

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

Company Registration Number: 2629347 
(A Company Limited by Guarantee)
Charity Registration Number: 1004963

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