Effective Management of Logistics and Transport Activities The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

Course details

Transport is a service industry that has as its objective the increase and sustainability of human development and satisfaction by changing geographical locations and position of resources, goods and/or people. You will have already observed the numerous and various forms of movement, using different types of trucks, coaches for road, or different forms of rail, air and sea transport. Also conspicuous are the related infrastructure provisions e.g. road and rail networks, airports and sea terminals; all designed to serve and service a particular transportation activity.

On the other hand logistics involves the art of maintaining control over worldwide supply chains by a combination of transport, warehousing, distribution and information technology. As a manager or supervisor you may have noticed that the form and size of transport and logistics organizations varies considerably from owner/driver operations to large private and state-owned corporations that are engaged in movement of goods and people.

Course Objectives

The objectives of this course are to introduce participants to the various issues associated with the management of logistics and transport organizations including organizational structures, management practices, planning and decision making models, communication and IT systems in addition to legal and ethical aspects.

About The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

CILT Egypt is the local branch of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport – CILT International - the premiere professional body for those engaged in sectors related to transport and logistics. Established in 1919 and receiving its Royal Charter in 1926, CILT has an exciting history behind it, but is always adapting to stay consistent with current logistics and transport issues. 

The principal objective of the Institute is “To promote and encourage the art and science of logistics and transport” through both its membership and networking activities and its educational qualifications.

As the sole representative of CILT in Egypt, we are responsible for the promotion and administration of institute membership. CILT Egypt is also entrusted oversight of professional qualifications delivery by accredited training providers.

CILT Egypt also provides support to policy makers and practitioners in both government and the private sector in the elaboration and implementation of strategies and action plans that serve to improve their performance and increase their competitiveness.

It is also worth mentioning that CILT Egypt offers its members the opportunity to establish links with logistics and transport practitioners around the globe as well as have access to interna-tional best practice in logistics and transport through their participation in forums, symposia, conferences and seminars organized by the CILT Community worldwide as well as other international and regional organisations. 

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