The Brexit debate has shown how vital the supply chain is to support the UK economy – maintaining and improving our performance in this area will be vital for the economic well-being of the country. Supply chain and logistics professionals will be highly sought after.

Pursuing a career in this field will allow you to hold different positions with good compensation and progression opportunities. The logistics sector is highly dynamic and rapidly evolving, not making it easy to enter the industry.

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) provide training qualifications that can help you develop your knowledge and skills so you can work in a warehouse procurement, transport or in supply chain management. Here are some of the benefits when you sign up for a course regardless of your level of experience.

To have considerable knowledge about the industry…

If you would like to gain knowledge in the field, professional qualifications from CILT could give you an edge. This will allow you to learn more about topics such as logistics, customer service, freight transport services, warehousing, inventory and purchasing. Aside from increasing your knowledge, it will also develop your management skills and demonstrate your personal abilities that can be applied in your daily job.

To get a career in logistics and transportation…

If you are planning to start a career in logistics or supply chain management, you will need to show some experience like internships or industrial placements in the retail sector. Having CILT certifications can also catch the attention of potential employers. Demonstrating strong commercial awareness and knowledge will also set you apart from your competitors.

To have continuous professional development…

For those who already have a career in the industry, it is important to stay committed to continuing professional development (CPD). Taking CILT certification will help you develop your knowledge and skills throughout your career by participating in training courses, presenting at conferences and attending networking events.

Logistics Learning Alliance are one of the UK’s leading training companies in Logistics that offer exceptional levels of training both for individuals and for organisations. Our award-winning development programmes are delivered by our in-house sector professionals to develop your Supply Chain and Logistics skills.