About Certified Professional Logistician (CPL)
This National program was officially launched in 2007. The CPL program has become the benchmark of excellence for measuring capability and proficiency within the profession of logistics and supply-chain management. The CPL was developed and is managed by a committee comprising CILTA and the SCLAA. The Certified Practising Logistician qualification that will grow over coming years to become the standard for recognition of professional competence in the industry. Logistics, as a term now embraces warehousing, freight, transportation and distribution, through to supply chain management. Gone are the days when transportation, warehousing, distribution and materials management were seen as separate or distinct functions and disciplines. The CPL is recognised globally and is also available for International upgrade with Asian Pacific Logistics Federation. Today, professionalism of a high standard is required to manage these complex, disparate functions in a seamless and integrated supply chain mode with a clear understanding of the need to track the physical goods/services flow, financial flow, and, of course, information flow.
Logistics is a profession that is dealing with a freight task that is expected to double over the next decade. The demand for professionals, technical experts and executives will continue to rise. Australia’s logisticians, along with an efficient and effective land, sea and air infrastructure, will contribute to the future export success of this nation.
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