About CILTA

We are the leading professional body for everyone who works in supply chain, logistics and transport.

We help you and your organization gain the knowledge and insights you need in the modern world where logistics and transport skills matter.

We’ve been around a while

We began in 1919 <http://www.ciltinternational.org/about-cilt/our-story/>  in the UK and established an Australian chapter in 1935. We have been working with the profession ever since. As our industry has grown in importance in the global economy so have we grown.

We reach out across the industry

Wherever you work. Whatever your specialism. Our members work in every sector of the industry: Ports and factories, air and sea, transport planning and demand planning, freight and warehousing. In an industry that accounts for 12% of GDP globally we need to make a difference. Together as professionals.

We reach out globally

We are now in over 33 countries worldwide. We are a global membership organization. Our standards and your membership status are recognized wherever you go and wherever you work. We influence and shape government policy across many economies. We provide education and training at all levels and in all sectors. We are professionals.

We can be your career partner for life

We start with students and support their careers all the way to becoming professors, government ministers and Supply Chain directors. Whether its study in a topic, gaining a qualification, identifying a best practice, benchmarking another organisation or meeting with fellow professionals. You have different needs throughout your working life. As your career partner we are with you at every stage.

 

Our Role in Transport and Logistics

Why you need to get to know us

Transport and logistics are key enablers for the world’s economic development and prosperity. They dictate how you get to your destination, how you get your products, how you meet your customer order, how you do your business.

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) supports the professionals who plan the roads, drive the trucks, bring in the raw materials, and store the goods safely. We are the leading international voice for supply chain, logistics and transport.

What we do

We create the right programs and set the right goals. We are seen as the leading professional body globally by those both within and outside our profession.

Our plans: We are creating a strong model for growth based on regional development. We are adding new country branches and identifying key markets for expansion Our services for our Members: We are passionate about our education and membership services. We strive to strengthen and improve them. We share best practice and learnings throughout our global family and encourage participation and advancement at all levels.

Our people: We aim to give robust and positive leadership of the Institute. We have created a talented team to further develop our organization.

What you see

These principles drive our behaviours.

Embracing Global Leadership – we think and act as global leaders of our profession and our industry.

Demonstrating Professionalism – we set high standards in the logistics and transport arena and we adhere to them.

Encouraging Diversity – we actively seek engagement from all in our industry whatever their skills, age, gender or nationality.

Being Passionate – our vibrant energy and progressive attitude are key in our drive for growth.

Becoming a Family – we are ‘Stronger Together’ as a membership body and as a leader in our industry. We act like a global family.

How members Get Involved

So how do member get involved? Members are looking for help in building a future together with CILTA? There are a number of ways we work together with members.

Through annual membership after joining with us. If you are not already a member. Find out how you can become one: http://www.ciltinternational.org/membership/individual-cilt-membership/

After gaining qualifications to start ones career in logistics and transport, or supplementing ones industry knowledge and skills by focusing on Continuous Professional Development. Members learn with us through our training programs as well as enhancing their qualifications.

Member use us to find new jobs. Many fellow members have used the Institute’s network and database to develop their careers. Vacancies and job adverts are made available by the Institute on the various individual country websites. Networking and meeting with other members provides an individual with the opportunity to explore career options and be ready for that job opportunity when it arises.

Some member volunteer to help in their local sections within the Institute. There are a variety of ways individuals can get directly involved in our member activities. Look out for special interest groups or regional chapters. Be prepared to share your experiences and knowledge and you will gain much more in return. We need committed and energetic volunteers prepared to take the lead in our Young Professional and Women in Logistics and Transport groups or participate on our Councils, committees and best practice groups. Visit: https://www.cilta.com.au/ or https://www.ciltapd.com.au/

 

Want to know more?

So you want to know more?! That is great news! The National Office of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia would love to hear from you. The National Office lead and facilitate business opportunities and the National administration of memberships, events and education. We seek to bring together our strengths and help set and establish our professional standards as set by CILT International globally. We’d love to chat further with you, you’ll find our details below:

National Office

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia

Phone: 1300 68 11 34

Email: admin@cilta.com.au