CILTA April 2011
Comments from the CEO…..
What a fantastic week it was in Sydney for the CILT international Convention of
World Leaders of T&L. The events were attended by delegates from 19
countries as well as about 100 senior leaders of our industry here in Australia. It
was a valuable and enjoyable week that included
A full day workshop on professional development including further
development of the Key Knowledge areas for T&L and the roll out of CILT
Diplomas and Certificated courses
The launch of the Australian Supply Chain Innovation Alliance that is
supported by CILTA and that promotes collaboration on research and is
modeled on the Logistics research Network in the UK.
A busy and challenging program for young professionals that culminated in
Tracey Lines, Chairman of CILTA North Queensland being named as the
CILT International Young Professional for 2011 by Professor Alan Waller
OBE FCILT, our International President
A valuable meeting of the International Council of CILT and an international
showcase exchanging great ideas and initiatives from around the globe
The international President’s Dinner afloat of Sydney Harbour
A tremendous one day Conference with speakers like John West of DGL,
Paul Little from Toll, Stephen Peace, CFO of Fortesque Metals and David
Collenette who was the Canadian Federal Transport Minister during 911.
Site visits hosted by DGL, Sydney Ports and Qantas Freight.
The International Convention has certainly helped build the growth and
momentum of CILTA.
People are joining CILTA in record numbers with 69 new members joining
in the month of April alone and the renewals for 2011-12 starting to flow
in. If you haven’t already renewed please remember that you are entitled
to a 5% discount if you renew before the end of June.
Additional programs are continuing to be added to CILTA’s basket of
benefits. The dual Diploma has been launched. Under this arrangement
students graduate with a Diploma of Logistics from Victoria University as
well as a Diploma of international Logistics and Transport from CILT.
The next Women Moving Forward mentoring program starts on 23 June.
This continues to be the most successful program of its type in Australia
and is now likely to be picked up internationally by CILT (UK). There are
still a few government subsided places left so please book now.
Dates for the ‘Introduction to Logistics’ seminar series will be published
JJ Richards Waste Management has confirmed their sponsorship support
for CILTA’s new national mentoring that will be launched very shortly.
Nominations for the 2011 National T&L Industry Excellence Awards are
now open. The Awards will be presented at a gala event in Melbourne on
Friday 21 October so please mark the evening in your diary now.
Hal Morris FCILT
Renew your Membership before 30 June 2011
and receive 5% discount.
By now you should have all received your Membership Renewal Letter including
your current details and offering you a 5% discount if renewal is made before 30
If you did not receive this please contact Hanna on email@example.com for
Thank you to those that have already renewed for the upcoming year, we look
forward to a great year!
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21 October 2011
CQ Functions, Melbourne
CILTA Transport and Logistics
National Industry Excellence Awards
The National T&L Industry Excellence Awards recognise exceptional
achievement on the part of individuals and organisations that are actively
involved in the Transport and Logistics Industry.
Professional of the Year
Community Service Award
Professional Development Award
Environmental Sustainability Award
Young Professional Award (up to 35 yrs old)
Customer Service Award
To submit an application or for more information
Sponsorship Opportunities Available
What makes a Good Supply Chain Manager?
This intriguing question is being researched by Dr Peter Tatham FCILT from Griffith University Business
School, with the support of both the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (Australia) and the
Logistics Association of Australia (LAA).
As part of the research program, the team are keen to understand what skills/attributes are perceived to be
of importance both to supply chain managers and seek 5 minutes of your time to complete a short survey
by following the following link:
The link includes a longer explanation of the survey and its rationale, together with Peter’s contacts if you
wish to follow up any specific issues.
Please do take the time to complete the survey and also to share it with your colleagues.
A further article will be published outlining the responses later the year when the data has been analysed.
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CILTA would like to give individual members the opportunity to profile themselves in our
monthly News Update. Please submit your photo and a 150-175 word profile about yourself
to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavor to include you.
We would like to thank all those in advance that submit their profiles, please note that
profiles will be included on a first come first serve basis.
ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER
CILTA in partnership with the Institute for Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Victoria University are
providing the opportunity to gain the following qualifications:
Diploma of Logistics* with the International Diploma in Logistics and Transport
Completing these courses will enable you to:
Simultaneously graduate with an International Diploma and Victorian University Diploma
Develop your technical expertise
Accelerate your professional reputation
Be recognised by employers globally
The diplomas will develop your technical skills and knowledge to manage transport and logistics operations, supply
chain strategy, inventory and resource management.
To find out more about this unique opportunity and to determine if you are eligible for government funding contact
*Subject to the satisfactory completion of specified units
Call 1300 68 1134 Call 03 9919 6252
Email email@example.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Certified Professional Logistician (CPL) and Certified Transport Planner (CTP) qualifications will provide you with
immediate industry recognition of your education, experience and skills. CILTA is proud to be associated with this
program and encourages all members to continue to test their eligibility by using the Points Calculators found at
www.cplinstitute.com or www.ctpinstitute.com to assess their credentials.
Becoming a CPL or CTP is the start of an ongoing process of learning and experience. Retention of your status
requires the completion of 50 hours of recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity in each year
after the initial granting of your CPL/CTP. This is to maintain the currency of your accreditation, through taking up
learning and development opportunities and maintaining an active involvement in your profession and its networks.
CILTA is currently updating our CPD guidelines and we will be providing CPL/CTP holders with a new Activities Log
Please feel free to contact Megan Hobson via email at email@example.com or on mobile 0459 363 271 if you
have any questions or would like further information on either of these professional qualifications.
Reward yourself today!
Register for the next Women Moving Forward Mentoring Program due to start
23 June 2011.
This program has become the largest, most effective mentoring program for women in
the T&L industry. It incorporates a high quality program at a cost effective price. This
program identifies what women want in their personal and professional lives and helps
get them there—all by the helping hand of a virtual mentor.
Be one of the first 70 to apply and you will receive an
Australian Government subsidy of $200!
As a CILTA member you are entitled to receive a further 10% discount
“...I felt really empowered listening to the teleconference yesterday and it was definitely an uh-ah moment for me.
And I can have it all. I can have everything I want from my life – if I know what I want and work hard for it...”;
Be quick this is the last opportunity to receive the
Government subsidy and numbers are limited
“…I am really enjoying the resources provided. I listened to the CD's during a long, boring road trip. The information in
the package is really great…”
CLICK HERE for FAQ’s
CLICK HERE for the Program Timetable
CLICK HERE to Register!
Registrations close 3 June 2011.
Contact - Megan Hobson
P: 0459 363 271
Transport and Logistics Industry Environmental Scan 2011
New T&L Industry Research Released
The Transport and Logistics Industry Environmental Scan (E-Scan) is produced by the Transport and Logistics Industry
Skills Council (TLISC). It is produced annually and aims to act as an early warning system for the T&L industry,
government and the national training system.
It provides contemporary and projected advice on the condition of transport and logistics sectors, their workforce
planning and development needs, and their projected reliance on the national training system over the next 12
For more information please click here
AUSTRALIA’S LEADING SUPPLY CHAIN EVENT IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER –
SMART 2011: LESS THAN 2 WEEKS AWAY!
The speakers are ready. The venue is ready. Hundreds of delegates are ready. Are you ready??
Australia’s leading supply chain event, Smart Conference & Expo 2011, is now less than two weeks away.
Book now or you’ll miss your chance to be part of the action on May 25 and 26 at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition
Join colleagues and meet new friends as you experience a Smart Conference program filled with presentations from
more than 80 exciting local and international speakers.
Hear their stories, encounter the latest in supply chain thinking, explore the newest technologies, network and
socialise at the Welcome Cocktail Reception and Supply Chain Industry Dinner: it’s all on tap at Smart Conference &
Featured speakers include Chris Richardson, Director, Deloitte Access Economics; Terry Davis, Group Managing
Director, Coca-Cola Amatil; Simon Ratcliffe, Operations Director, JUST Group; Art Mesher, CEO Descartes; Roddy
Martin, Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Competitive Capabilities International; and many more.
Themed ‘The Road Ahead: Supply Chain Models for the Future’, Smart Conference 2011
also offers seven distinct learning streams. Choose the stream that suits you best, such as
Warehouse & Transport Operations, which includes case studies from Foodstuffs, Coles,
Australian Antarctic Division and Crown Forklifts. The Smart Awards Finalists stream,
meanwhile, will highlight industry-leading endeavours from those competing for the Smart
Awards, to be announced on May 26 at the Supply Chain Industry Dinner.
This is a must-attend event for supply chain and logistics professionals. Register today for
Smart 2011, May 25 and 26 in Sydney.
For registration and full information on Smart 2011 visit www.smartconference.com.au
Fantastic Offer for CILTA Members!
CFO is offering 20 CILTA Members a free copy of their book "The Seven Key Numbers that
Drive Profit & Cash Flow"
This book shows Business owners a simplistic view of how they can increase their Cashflow
and Profit without making one extra dollar in sales and without delaying payment to suppliers.
The Seven Key Numbers can make a BIG difference to Cashflow and Profitability.
The book explains how one business improved its Cashflow by a significant amount, just by
tweeking its Financial Numbers.
This $1 million business, improved its cashflow by $100,113 and profit by
$60,383 without making any extra sales.
For more information CLICK HERE
There are 20 FREE copies of this book available for CILTA members.
To get your free copy of the new book “The Seven Key Numbers that drive Profit and
Cashflow” please contact Hanna Lucas at firstname.lastname@example.org, books will be given on a first
come first served basis so get yours today!
JOIN CILTA on LINKEDIN
If you are registered for LinkedIn, we would like to invite you to
join our CILTA group.
Search for CILTA – Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
Australia in the groups section.
Get the most from your professional network!
Have you considered
upgrading your membership
to a higher grade?
One of the benefits of CILTA membership is that you can be recognised as your
skills and experience grow throughout your career.
Have completed a relevant tertiary educational program*;
And, have at least three years experience in the Transport & Logistics Industry.
Have completed a relevant tertiary educational program*;
And, have at least three years at Supervisory or Management level in the Transport & Logistics Industry
Have been a Chartered Member (CMILT) with at least 7 years in the Transport & Logistics Industry;
Or, by exception, have achieved a high level of eminence in the Transport & Logistics Industry or the
* Minimum of a Certificate Course associated with the T&L Industry. This includes ‘associated courses’ with
attainment of qualifications that are ‘usable’ in the Industry. E.g. Accounting
To apply for an upgrade email your current CV to email@example.com
Are you using the correct Post Nominal?
Member – MILT
Chartered Member – CMILT
Chartered Fellow – FCILT
Example: Mr Joe Bloggs CMILT
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3rd Annual Victorian Infrastructure Summit 2011
28th–29th July 2011
Novotel Melbourne on Collins
New Governments and New Directions – Delivering Crucial Infrastructure in Victoria
Be Privy to Future Plans and Projects from Keynote Ministerial Address:
The Hon Dr Denis Napthine MP – Minister for Ports, Major Projects & Regional Cities
• Joe Monforte, Department of Treasury and Finance • Peter Stewart, Department of Education and Early
• Parvathy Iyer, Standard & Poor’s Childhood Development
• Geoff Daley, RBS Group • Maha Krishnapillai, Optus
• Jeff Gilmore, Department of Planning and Community • John Wheadon, Arup
Development • Damien Afxentis, VicRoads
• Eric Keys, Melbourne Metro Rail Tunnel Project • Gordon Oakley, RACV
• Paul Dixon, Sunbury Electrification Project • Jim Betts, Department of Transport
• Rob Trebilco, BMD Constructions • Bob McDonald, VicTrack
• Stella Whittaker, Manidis Roberts
By attending you will:
Receive detailed briefings from all of the major Victorian Government Departments
Understand how your organisation will be affected by new government policies
Talk with the highest ranking project managers from current & future upcoming large scale projects
Learn how to secure finance for your project in uncertain times
Help pave a future for Victorian infrastructure moving forward
For more information and to register visit:
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“To Provide leadership in research, policy and
professional development and to support continuous
improvement in the Transport and Logistics Industry.”
As CILTA members we welcome your views on how we can
better serve you!! Please feel free to send us your ideas and
comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
VISIT our website: WWW.CILTA.COM.AU for up to date
information on industry news and events.