We are pleased to welcome CILT back as sponsor for the Student of the Year award at this years Logistics Awards.

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Company: The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

Category sponsored: CILT Student of the Year

Your business: How many people do you employ in Northamptonshire and, in a few words, can you tell us what your company does?

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) in the UK is the membership organisation for professionals involved in the movement of goods and people and their associated supply chains and has a membership of 33,000 globally.

Why have you chosen this particular category to sponsor and what aligns your business to the Northamptonshire Logistics Awards?

CILT offices are based in Northamptonshire and work closely with educational establishments within the county to promote logistics and transport as a preferred career.

What major challenges do you think the logistics sector/ your sector faces?

A current skills gap occurs across the county in relation to logistics and an awareness at the entry levels to work in this area is a constant challenge to promote and attract talent.

And how will your company tackle these challenges?

Our vision is for The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport to enable innovation, excellence and value creation for both individuals and corporate bodies by being theleading membership organisation and education provider within our community of professionals.

Can you share an unknown fact about your company?

We are a body of knowledge and expertise that sits across 17,000 members in the UK.

What country, other than the UK, is your business most closely aligned to?

We are a global organisation but China could be seen as to where CILT is most closely aligned to in terms of delivering our qualifications across the globe.

We want to encourage as many businesses in the logistics sector to enter these awards – what words of encouragement can you share with us? Why do you think these awards are so important?

Awards are always important as it celebrates and recognises achievement. This is particularly so at a local level as it profiles individuals who have excelled or innovated.

What advice or words of wisdom do you have for a successful career and business?

Network, knowledge and know how – three elements that are essential to become noticed!

In three words what does Northamptonshire mean to you?

People thriving locally.

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport(CILT) in the UK is the membership organisation for professionals involved in the movement of goods and people and their associated supply chains.

Members of the Institute are involved in the management and design of infrastructure, systems, processes and information flows and in the creation, management and development of effective organisations. The work of our members impacts directly on people, society and the environment, on business profitability and economic growth.

First established in 1919, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK is a registered charity and part of the CILT international family with over 33,000 members in countries across the world.

Our vision is for The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport to enable innovation, excellence and value creation for both individuals and corporate bodies by being the leading membership organisation and education provider within our community of professionals.