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About Us

Together we are shaping the future of logistics and transport.

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. 

Our Story

Founded in 1919 with a mission to improve industry practices and nurture talent, our Institute supports over 35,000 members in more than 50 countries.


Through our educational suite, our strong community and our commitment to high standards, we help professionals at all levels to develop their careers and access better jobs.

Our Vision

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

Our Purpose

To promote, encourage and co-ordinate the study, planning and advancement of the science and art of transport, logistics and supply chain operations in all their branches, to extend, increase and disseminate knowledge and exchange ideas and information and to assist and further in all practicable ways the development and improvement of transport, logistics and supply chain operations in the higher interests of society. In this purpose transport means the movement of goods and people by air, sea, road and rail inclusive of administration, management, planning and operations.


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 Board

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