The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), unveils its new corporate identity at its prestigious UK Annual Awards for Excellence in London on October 24th. The new identity will provide worldwide recognition for all the Institute’s 33,000 members around the world, including the UK’s 18,000-strong membership.
The updated corporate identity will provide all Institute members with the following benefits:
· Worldwide recognition through a single brand image
· Professional standards that are accepted and recognised on a global basis
· A natural worldwide home for all supply chain, logistics and transport professionals wherever they are.
Steve Agg, CILT’s Chief Executive, explains: "I am certain that our new common identity will unify and energise our activities. Its confident message ‘Stronger Together’ applies to the combined strengths of our member countries around the globe and to our broad reach across the entire logistics and transport professions, as exemplified by our eight Professional Sectors: Supply Chain, Transport Planning, Rail, Active Travel & Travel Planning. Bus & Coach, Ports, Maritime & Waterways, Freight Forwarding and Aviation. This unique grouping of global talents enables us to be the first choice professional body for everyone associated with our profession in every continent."
Commenting on the announcement, CILT President, Jim Steer FCILT, said:
"The launch of the new common brand across all nations will help members recognise and share the strengths of a single professional family with a world-wide reach. I think the new brand is refreshing and I am sure will help CILT deliver our key growth strategies internationally."
The Institute’s UK Chairman Neil Ashworth FCILT adds: "The Institute has for many years championed professionalism in each of the disciplines we represent and our chartered members and fellows have recognised that a stronger unified image will allow us to communicate our core values more easily across the globe. We are particularly proud that our values of integrity and professionalism have been recognised by governments, educationalists and industry alike."
The CILT has offices in 31 countries and a presence in more than 100 countries on five continents. It provides an extensive education, training and professional networking platform for 33,000 professionals around the world who work in supply chain, logistics and public transport across the world.
Founded in 1919, the CILT’s influence and commitment to furthering a common vision of professional standards and the sharing of knowledge worldwide means CILT membership has become a universal benchmark for quality and confidence in every continent.