CILT - About Us
About CILT(UK)
The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in the UK
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.

Our Vision:

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

Our Mission:

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

Our Values:

  • Informed - Influential - Inclusive

Our Charitable Objects

  • To promote, encourage and co-ordinate the study, planning and advancement of the science and art of logistics and transport in all their branches, to institute and maintain investigation and research into the best means and methods of achieving the most satisfactory solution of all problems involved therein and all questions ancillary or subsidiary thereto; to extend increase and disseminate knowledge and exchange information and ideas in regard to all matters connected therewith and to assist and further in all practicable ways the development and improvement of logistics and transport in the higher interests of the community.

Our Charitable Activities:

  • To promote, encourage & coordinate the study and advancement of the science and art of logistics & transport in all forms. facilitating and delivering the opportunity for education, experience, debate, the sharing of ideas and providing access to information to all.
  • To assist and further the development of logistics and transport in the interests of and benefit to society in general.
We're on a mission to 'Professionalise the Profession' by strengthening the future capability of logistics, transport and supply chain operations.

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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