Thursday, December 27th, 2018
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Sri Lanka launched the first workshop for this year on 6th December at the EFL Auditorium. Workshop was organized as part of CILT’s continuing professional development. Wasantha Sooriyarachchi, Group Chief Operating officer OSM Holdings and Kemantha Perera General Manager BlueScope were the resource personnel. The topics covered were benchmarking, modelling applications of industry best practices, utilisation of technology in warehouse management, steel warehousing – design, installation and manufacturing for improved durability.
The key feature of the workshop was the visit to the state of the art modern EFL warehouse. 45 participants attended the workshop. Chairperson, CILT Sri Lanka, Ms Gayani de Alwis CMILT and Vice Chairperson Education Dr Namali Sirisoma, CMILT attended the event along with the CILT secretariat staff. A membership drive was also organised at the workshop.
Vice Chairperson in her welcome speech mentioned the importance of continuing professional education in an individual’s career journey and that CILT is committed towards supporting in this. Chairperson briefly spoke about CILT, and its global affiliations and about the activities of CILT and invited participants to be pat of a globally renowned professional body.
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) is a leading global professional body associated with the logistics, transport and supply chain industry. The Institute holds unparalleled international recognition and works towards achieving its objectives of promoting and encouraging the art and science of logistics and transport through its membership and its educational qualifications. With a global membership of over 34,000 in 35 countries across the globe, CILT provides a professional identity to those in the ever expanding logistics and transport sector. It is a strong, active and a unified professional association that is able to speak with authority on strategic issues affecting businesses and people in the industry and support their careers.