Global Logistics Leaders Gather in Montreal  

Industry leaders from 24 countries gathered at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal for the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport's 2016 International Convention: Linking North America to the World.  Sylvie Vachon, President of the Port of Montreal launched proceedings, CILT President Paul Brooks welcomed delegates and the Rt Hon Chimbuike Amaechi, Minister for Transportation in Nigeria delivered a goodwill message. Delegates participated in workshops and interactive sessions shaping the future of our institute and our industry, and enjoyed listening to and learning from our panel of guest international speakers. Catch up on the news, the outputs and the speaker presentations below


Australia's Nhan Tran is International Young Achiever of the Year
Women in Logistics and Transport (WILAT) share their Annual Report
Pegasus Medals awarded to International Vice Presidents
Young Professionals Experience Sharing

New Ideas from Sir Peter Hendy

Network Rail Chairman Sir Peter Hendy is one of our industry’s main leaders who has reshaped Transport in London, created ground breaking logistics plans for the London Olympics and is now tackling the UK’s rail infrastructure challenges.Full story

Exploring the Belt and Road Initiative

Nick Choi and Ralph Chow introduce the initiative spearheaded by the Chinese government to facilitate connectivity and co-operation between The People's Republic of China and Europe, Asia and Africa Full story

Technology and Innovation in Logistics and Transport

N American Outlook panel considers trends and impacts of technology and innovation on our industry, and challenges and opportunities ahead .Full story

Taking our Place at the Table

Fiona Murray, VP Industrial Products at CN, urges women in the industry to be courageous. Full story

Managing Risk in the Global Supply Chain

Dave Zamsky, VP Marketing, UPS Capital discusses secure logistics in an increasingly unsure environment. Full story

Introducing the Global Training Directory

Our new one-stop signposting portal for all approved educational courses and products globally. Full story


President Paul Brooks announced the appointment of 3 new International Vice Presidents (IVPs) at the International Council Meeting in Montreal.


Gilles B. Legault, IVP America, is Senior Counsel, Global Legal Affairs at Canadian National Railway (CN) in Montreal where he handles the insurance portfolio for CN and its subsidiaries, and the legal affairs for CN’s Supply Chain Solutions Group. Gilles is past Chairman of CILT in North America (2008-2011), and is currently the Chair of the Quebec Chapter.


Sunny Ho, IVP South East Asia, is Executive Director of the Hong Kong Shippers Council and has over 20 years experience in the shipping and logistics industry. Sunny is currently President of CILT in Hong Kong where he has served the national council for over 15 years


Romesh David, IVP South Asia, has had in depth exposure to and practice in almost all major modes of international and domestic transportation over the past three and a half decades, during his long career with John Keells Holdings PLC, Sri Lanka. Romesh served on the CILT Sri Lanka Council as Treasurer in 2004 and thereafter as Vice Chairman and Chairman between 2010 and 2014.


CILT China invite you to join them for the 3rd China International Logistics Development Conference in Suining City this October
Full story


See the photos from all 4 days of International Convention 2016.

Day One
WiLAT Conference
YP Conference
Opening Ceremony
President's Dinner
Day Two
Day Three
Day Four

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