The Chartered Institute of Transport (CIT) Sri Lanka was established in 1984 following the merger of the two leading professional bodies CIT Sri Lanka became The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Sri Lanka. In 2012, the Council of Trustees of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) upgraded the status of CILT Sri Lanka from a Branch to a Territory. In doing so, the Council of Trustees recognized the high standards of performance, governance and membership development evidenced in CILT Sri Lanka over the past several years. The award was made at the CILT International Convention and Annual General Meeting held in Birmingham from 11 to 14 June 2012, was presented to Mr. Romesh David, Chairman, CILT Sri Lanka, by HRH Princess Anne, the Princess Royal, who is the Patron of the Institute.
CILT Sri Lanka is currently governed by a Council consisting of professionals representing all segments of the Transport and Logistics industry and is among the eight Chartered Institutes, forming the body – The Forum of Chartered Institutes (FCI), with objectives to serve common goals for the ultimate benefit of Sri Lanka’s economy. Further, CILT Sri Lanka consists of two wings namely, Women in Logistics and Transport (WiLAT) Sri Lanka and Young Professionals’ Forum (YPF) Sri Lanka dedicated for the Women and Youth of the Logistics and Transport industry.