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  inTroducTion To cilT
The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport is the leading professional body associated with logistics, transport and supply chain management.
With over 33,000 members working in 31 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 principal objective of the Institute is “to promote and advance 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 it.
CILT is an exciting, dynamic and forward-looking professional body that is broadening its international activities on an on-going basis – opening new branches, offering new qualifications, and providing superb opportunities for learning and development at an individual and corporate level.
The CILT has something for everyone – from students new to the profession or for those who have led accomplished careers wishing to input into policy and learning.
Membership benefits enable you:
• To make a statement about your own
professionalism and self-regard.
• To gain recognition & credibility in your career with the professional post nominals MILT, CMILT and FCILT.
• To open up opportunities for nationwide networking and career development through an extensive event programme.
• To gain access to leading-edge training and professional development and recognised professional qualifications in Logistics
& Transport.
• To gain free access online to the largest transport & logistics library in the world.
• To gain recognition at international level through our membership of The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport International, as well as other world bodies.
• To demonstrate adherence to our Code Of Practice, which denotes the ‘Quality Philosophy’ of the transport & logistics profession in Ireland.
• To support the body committed to representing the interests of transport & logistics perspectives.
• To get exclusive access to Members Only area of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport website.
• To get access to our expert publications, such
as our quarterly LinkLine magazine (Institute’s award winning magazine which features industry & Institute news, articles, industry research articles), national and international Papers on Logistics & Transport, Institute’s e-zine, annual yearbook and diary, Logistics and Transport Focus Magazine, and other related publications.
• To develop policy papers on the major transport & logistics issues and make representations in support of these policies.
• To gain free access to all the Institute’s presentations by leading industry professionals, site visits, seminars, breakfast meetings, conferences and an annual dinner all form part of the dynamic CILTI programme.
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  cilT in Focus

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