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The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK (CILT(UK)) has access to a range of benefits and services designed to support you, both personally and professionally, throughout your career. Membership of the Institute pays for itself, not only in monetary value but through the benefits we offer to help the progression of your career.

Which grade should you apply for?
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CILT(UK) offers various grades of membership to reflect the level each individual is at in their professional life:


  • Member – MILT
  • Chartered Member – CMILT
  • Chartered Fellow - FCILT

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Why should you join your Institute?
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Becoming a member of CILT gives you access to a range of benefits and services designed specifically to support you, both personally and professionally throughout your career.

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Upgrade your Membership
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As a member of CILT(UK) you are part of an internationally-recognised network of professionals, all of whom have been assessed and fulfil a specific criteria.

You can upgrade your membership, depending on your knowledge and experience, to attain higher levels of status and recognition. Your grade demonstrates your proven expertise and experience and is instantly reflected in the use of your post-nominals – MILT; CMILT; FCILT.


We can offer you a range of benefits as an Individual
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Not only can you be professionally recognised by being a part of your global professional body, but we also offer a range of other benefits and services available to all our members: 

  • Weekly News Bulletin – the Institute's weekly e-newsletter brings you updates on the latest events nationally as well as the latest industry news from your sector, giving you the chance to have your say on current topics.
  • Legal Helpline as a member you can receive personal legal advice and support with immediate, clear and concise guidance from a professional and qualified service that understands your needs. This resource is available to members 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • ‘Logistics & Transport Focus’ – the monthly member journal keeps you informed with the latest news, reports, case studies, jobs and much more!
  • ciltuk.org.uk – the CILT website gives you full access to a mass of valuable information including newsletters, policy, research documents and up-to-date legislations.
  • Appointments Online – use our advanced search facility to find your ideal job.
  • Careers Service – our Careers Service offers you a dedicated career consultant who can help you with a CV review to assist you in making that crucial first impression count with potential employers, as well as free downloads to help with the job search and interview coaching to help you get that job.
  • CILT Meritorious Service Award - The CILT(UK) Meritorious Service Award is in place to recognise members that have given exceptional service to the Institute and its members over a long period, for example, as a Regional and National Chairman, a Regional and National Secretary, or as a Standing Committee member.
  • The Golf Society – enjoy yourself and network with other members in a relaxed but competitive environment

We can help you continue your Professional Development
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  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) – the Institute's CPD programme is all about helping you to progress throughout your career, offering you advice and direction to support your professional development.
  • CPD Online – CPD Online, is backed by the integrity and authority of CILT, allowing you to plan and manage your own professional development online.
  • Qualifications and Training – move your career forward with a progressive and flexible range of logistics and transport programmes.
  • Training and Development Directory – Whatever your speciality: logistics, passenger transport, transport planning or operations management, CILT provides the foundations on which to build your career.
  • Post Nominals - Benchmark your knowledge and experience to employers, colleagues and customers with the highest grades of membership. Your post nominals and membership instantly reflect your proven expertise and experience.
  • Mentoring – consult experienced mentors for professional advice and support throughout your studies and career.

We can help you through our Knowledge Centre
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  • The John Williams Library – As a member you can access over 46,000 items of information. This sector-specific source holds all of the leading specialist publications, trade journals, research papers and industry reports. You can benefit from the knowledge and experience of our dedicated staff to provide you with personal and professional guidance and advice from sources such as Corporate Business Review (MINT UK), Retail Week Knowledge Bank, Market Intelligence, Key Note Market Reports, Plimsoll Reports and Legal and Compliance Service (Croner-i).
  • Online Resources - we provide online access to our members to Business Intelligence Service and World Newspapers Today.
  • The Knowledge Bank –Direct from your computer you can keep up-to-date and benchmark your projects and ideas by browsing The Knowledge Bank’s information.
  • One-To-One Services – benefit from the knowledge and experience of our dedicated staff to provide you with personal and professional guidance and advice.
  • Webshop – choose from a range of 200 specifically chosen books and other industry-related merchandise at discounted prices.
  • Aspire Careers Foundation - supports career development and promotes excellence through an innovative and inspirational careers foundation within the logistics, supply chain and transport industry around the world.

We can offer you great networking opportunities through our events
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  • National Events – engage with a wealth of knowledge and information and network with professionals at the renowned Logistics Event, lecture series and specialised events.
  • Professional Sectors and Forums – join the debate and network with peers using these informative platforms where issues and ideas are discussed.
  • Nations, Regions and Groups – network and learn with like-minded professionals using CILT(UK)'s extensive calendar of regional and local meetings, seminars, visits and social events. All members can attend any region or group meeting, most of which are free of charge.
  • Annual Awards for Excellence – get your professional achievements recognised and raise your profile within the profession and amongst the very best.

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