Institute calls for post-HSE freight spending

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport has published a ten-point plan following the cancellation of the Birmingham-Manchester leg of the HS2 high-speed rail project a month ago. Along with calling for an independent inquiry into what went wrong with the scheme, it recommends that the remaining single-track sections on the Felixstowe to Midlands and North route, serving Britain’s biggest container port, should be doubled and the route electrified throughout. ... [+]

CILT chief resigns

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport UK chief executive, Sharon Kindleysides, has announced her resignation for personal reasons with immediate effect. To ensure a smooth transition, director of finance and company secretary of CILT (UK), Andrew Weatherill, has been appointed interim chief executive, while the search for a permanent replacement is ... [+]

Change is in the air

Aviation will see radical change over the next century with new power sources, increased efficiency, and sustainability, argues the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK – CILT(UK)­ in a briefing paper published on 3 August. It says that while many opportunities exist in the air freight market, support ... [+]

CILT sets up crisis response database

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has set up a database for organisations in urgent need of supply chain resources as part of its response to the coronavirus crisis. It matches organisations together, so that those who have capacity can help those organisations in urgent need, such as ... [+]

New online guide to the Incoterms minefield

A consortium of industry experts led by supply chain solutions firm SWG and including BIFA, the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) and insurers theTT Club have collaborated to offer a free online Incoterms compliance and supply chain risk initiative to help shippers identify issues in the international supply ... [+]

Ask the experts at Multimodal

Experts from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) will be on hand at stand 6054 to answer questions about membership, training, The Knowledge Centre, and national and regional events. CILT has also teamed up with Multimodal to put together a programme of workshops, master classes and panel discussions tackling ... [+]

Brexit, air and maritime top Multimodal agenda

Topics up for debate at Multimodal 2018 include Brexit opportunities and challenges, key performance indicators for air freight shippers and optimising performance in the maritime supply chain, says Robert Jervis, logistics portfolio director at organisers, Clarion Events. The free-to-attend three-day event, includes a series of seminars and panel discussions offering insight ... [+]

New forum to promote women in logistics

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport has incorporated Women in Logistics UK to create a new group to promote diversity and inclusion in the profession. The Women in Logistics Forum will provide opportunities for the logistics and transport profession, and other key stakeholders, support women working in the sector ... [+]

Get up to speed with Brexit in October

Freight software specialist AEB and the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport are inviting trade and supply chain to attend a free conference on global trade compliance, sanctions, trade agreements and Brexit developments. It aims to help businesses to modernise compliance programmes and master today’s and tomorrow’s global trade challenges and ... [+]

Now is the time to think AEO, says CILT

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) says that companies are increasingly being asked if they are Authorised Economic Operators (AEOs) when bidding to become preferred suppliers. CILT says it now urging Government and the profession to wake up to the advantage of being an AEO. The Institute is now ... [+]

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