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.
Where they are today
With the wider representation now theu are involved in every logistics and transport sector.
They are focused on the original 1919 Institute aims of developing the science and art of transport and logistics.
They do this through talent development and professional education throughout the world.
As a family of professionals they come together in the annual International Convention in a different global location each year. There they reflect on the aims and plan the future.
The vision of those first Savoy Hotel pioneers lives and breathes and continues to shape the world today.