Membership of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK offers access to a unique range of benefits and unbeatable services designed to support you, personally and professionally, throughout your career.

Whether you are an individual just starting out in the industry, or a professional with numerous years of experience, CILT has something for you. Similarly if you are company or business then we can enhance the capability and status of your employees and your organization by developing skills which are needed today and planning for the needs of tomorrow. These benefits represent an outstanding return on your initial investment and will have a significant impact on your career, the careers of your employees and the general well being of your business. Be it through individual or corporate membership; we have something for you so take a moment to explore the options available.

Membership in CILT is a demonstration of an individual’s professional and personal interest and commitment to excellence in logistics and transportation.  CILT membership offers an international recognition by providing recognized education programs, Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and networking opportunities.

The Institute is represented worldwide with National Councils and Institute Branches. Each council is, in its own right, a seperate organisation representing the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in their territory. In North America, we all share the common cause of achieving the Institute’s primary objective.

Membership of the Institute brings a host of benefits to an individual:

  • Designatory post-nominals of your grade providing International recognition as a professional in logistics and transport;
  • International networking and CPD opportunities with other professionals in the Institute;
  • The chance to further your career with both our education and qualification programmes and CPD; and
    Access to our website and global best practices and Knowledge Centre.


Membership Grades

Each grade in membership has its own criteria set out which must be met. Membership levels offered are:

Student  - Students undertaking programs or courses in transportation, logistics and/or supply chain management. The Student grade has no post-nominal letters and Student members are not entitled to vote at the AGM.

Affiliate - Applicants need only have an interest in transportation, logistics, and/or supply chain management to meet the criteria for this grade. The Affiliate grade has no post-nominal letters and Affiliate members are not entitled to vote at the AGM.

Member (MILT) - Applicants have completed a program of studies recognized by CILTNA and/or have at least 3 years of junior management experience in transportation, logistics and, or supply chain management. Members can use the post-nominal letters of MILT and can vote at the AGM.

Chartered (CMILT) Applicant must have completed a program or studies recognized by CILTNA and have at least 5 years experience in transportation, logistics and/or supply chain management sectors, of which at least 2 years must be at a senior management level or a deemed equivalent. Chartered Members are entitled to use the post-nominal letters CMILT, and can vote at the AGM.

Chartered Fellow (FCILT) - Applicant must be a CMILT, and have 7 or more years of high-level management experience in the transportation, logistics and/or supply chain management sectors. A FCILT may also be awarded in exceptional circumstances to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the sector or have attained a position of eminence in the field. Chartered Fellows are entitled to use the post-nominal letters FCILT and can vote at the AGM.